Straps for easy transfers with lift

Leather strap that holds hands together facilitates transfers for people without arm/hand function

Helena with strap around both wrists
Helena with strap around both wrists

Description
A short adjustable leather strap holds the hands together.

Purchased from
Shoemaker, horse supply store

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user’s

This tip is from 2009

Helena’s husband puts the strap around her wrists
Helena’s husband puts the strap around her wrists

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Tipsare: Helena

Helena lives together with her husband and two teenage children in a house. She is working part time (75%). Since birth she has a muscular disease with symtoms similar to a high spinal cord lesion. She has personal assistance 24 hours a day.