Fire blanket

Accessible fire blanket increases security for persons who have difficulties moving

Fire blanket stored on wheelchair between backrest and ventilator
Fire blanket stored on wheelchair between backrest and ventilator

Description
Because it is simple to handle, a fire blanket is ideal for extinguishing small fires. The fire blanket is made of woven fiberglass cloth. The blanket extinguishes flames in the event of fire.

The user always has a fire blanket with her, which she stores on the wheelchair.

Purchased from
ex. shop.brandsakra.se/ (in Sweden), last checked February 2017.

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2008

Tipsare: Nina

Nina lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C4). She is a ventilator user. She has two personal assistants 24 hours a day.