Strap to be able to drive electric wheelchair

The forearm is attached to the armrest which facilitates wheelchair driving – suitable for people without arm function and with very little hand function

Helena drives an electric wheelchair, her forearm is attached to the armrest with a wide strap.

Helena drives wheelchair; her forearm is attached to the armrest with a strap

Broad strap with Velcro closure sits around the wheelchair armrest and Helena’s forearm.

Users comments
The user drives an electric wheelchair. She is unable to hold her forearm on the armrest. The strap makes wheelchair driving much safer. When she drives a car she attaches her forearm in the same way.

Made by
Helena’s husband

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user’s

Author: Helena

Helena bor tillsammans med sin make och två tonårsbarn i en villa. Hon arbetar 75%. Sedan födsel har hon en sjukdom (spinal muskelatrofi) motsvarande en hög ryggmärgsskada. Hon har personlig assistans dygnet runt.

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