Portable basin for washing hair

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

Portable shampoo basin
Portable shampoo basin

Description
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.

Made by
Lombard, www.lombard.se (last checked February 2017)

Purchased from
Hairdresser accessory stores

Paid for by
The user

Editors comments
Euforia in Sweden has a few models with smaller basins, including one that is inflatable. Under the basin is a drain with a tube that is placed in a bucket, see www.euforia.se (last checked February 2017).

This tip is from 2008

Portable shampoo basin
Portable shampoo basin

Related tips

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.