Read and snack in bed

Combined reading and snack table integrated in a customized night table, suitable for persons with compromised or no arm and/or hand function

Night table with book support extended (reading table)
Night table with book support extended (reading table)

Description
On a customized night table (see associated tip) a rotating wood board sits that serves as a reading table or snack table. The reading table has an edge at the bottom to prevent books or newspapers from sliding off the table. When the reading table is folded it enlarges the night table, which can then be used as a snack table.

Users comments
The user can take care of many things from his table by the bed.

Made by
Different persons have helped, including Hjälpmedelcentralen (assistive device center)

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2006

Night table with book support down (snack table)
Night table with book support down (snack table)

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Customized night table
Customized night table
An all-in-one night table with room for many functions that helps a person with a high injury to stay in touch with and have control over the rest of the world even when in bed.

Tipsare: Ragge

Ragge lives together with his wife in a house. He is developing ideas which make everyday life easier for himself and for others. He was injured in 1973 and has a high tetraplegia. He has homehelp 27 hours a week.