Locking knob that makes it easier to open door lock

Assistive device for persons with impaired hand function to be able to handle a locking knob

Locking knob, attached to door
Locking knob, attached to door

Description
There are two different types of locking knobs. The rhomboid locking knob is attached to the locking knob with two screws; the arm length is 9 cm.
The flat locking knob is attached to the locking knob with one screw; arm length is 9 cm.

Users comments
The locking knob is an important complement to electric door openers and is important to have in the event of a power outage.

The user chose to position the safety lock at the bottom rather than at the top.

Purchased from
For example Swereco, www.swereco.se (last checked May 2017)

Paid for by
The user

This tip is from 2005

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Tipsare: Anonym 1

The person lives together with his wife and an child in a house. He is working part time. He was injured in 1975 and has a high tetraplegia (C5). Through hand surgery his grip function improved in both hands. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day.