Outdoor electric winch for transfers

An electric winch makes it possible to transfer between wheelchair and riding lawnmower, etc – suitable for people with disabilities

Electric winch attached under roof ridge
Electric winch attached under roof ridge

Description
An electric winch is installed under the roof ridge in the beam of the garage and is used as a lift for transfers from wheelchair to gardening equipment such as riding lawnmower, etc, see associated tip. A lift frame hangs from the hook of the electric winch and is used with a sling.

Users comments
The user received the electric winch from the assistive device center to be able to transfer onto a horse. It is no longer available as an assistive device.

Made by
User’s husband

Purchased from
Clas Ohlson, www.clasohlson.se or similar store (last checked July 2017)

Whose idea
User

This tip is from 2010

Electric winch attached under roof ridge
Electric winch attached under roof ridge

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Tipsare: Irene

Irene lives together with her husband in a house in the countryside. She is a pensioner. She was injured in 1995 and has a low paraplegia. She does not have any assistance.