Portable basin for washing hair

Assistive device to wash hair while sitting in a wheelchair - suitable for persons with extensive disabilities

Portable plastic shampoo basin, which looks like a loose hairdresser's washbasin with a socket for the head. The water can drain out through a hose on the bottom.

Portable shampoo basin

Portable shampoo basin is used to wash hair at the hairdresser’s or when traveling. The user sits leaning back in the wheelchair. The basin also has a stand.

Purchased from
Hairdresser accessory stores

Paid for by
The user

Editors comments
Euforia in Sweden has a inflatable basin. Under the basin is a drain with a tube that is placed in a bucket, see euforia.se (last checked March 2020).

Portable shampoo basin seen from above

Portable shampoo basin

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Author: Nina

Nina bor i en lägenhet. Hon arbetar deltid. Hon skadade sig 1996 och har en hög tetraplegi (C4) och är i behov av ventilator. Hon har dubbel assistans dygnet runt.

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