Shade against light

An assistive device to avoid being disturbed by light at night – suitable for persons who have help from personal assistants

Shade mounted above the bed
Shade mounted above the bed

Description
Above the main section of the bed is a black shade to hide the light at night. The user also uses a small towel to place over her eyes.

Users comments
The user is sensitive to light at night. When assistants help her at night they use a flashlight, see associated tip. The shade keeps the light out of her eyes.

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2008

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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.