Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Plastic container used as chamber pot
Plastic container and custom-built lift on wheelchair replace an accessible toilet
Ordinary mixing bowl.
Bathroom visits have always been a problem for the user when she was out. In the past she always brought her mobile floor lift. The problem was that the floor lift was in the car, which was sometimes parked far away. Now she uses her custom-built lift (see associated tip) and a large mixing bowl which is fits in an IKEA bag. A great relief for her.
Paid for by
The user and her husband’s
This tip is from 2009
Helena lives together with her husband and two teenage children in a house. She is working part time (75%). Since birth she has a muscular disease with symtoms similar to a high spinal cord lesion. She has personal assistance 24 hours a day.
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