Transfer to car

Built-in sliding board facilitates transfers to a car for wheelchair users

User seated in wheelchair on the way into the car; built-in sliding board is folded down
User seated in wheelchair on the way into the car; built-in sliding board is folded down

Description
The car is modified with a foldable padded board at the same height as the car seat. When the board is down, it bridges the gap between the wheelchair and the car seat and facilitates transferring into the car.

Made by
Hedemora Anpassning, which today is part of Permobil, www.permobil.com (last checked July 2017)

Paid for by
Social Insurance Agency

This tip is from 2014

User sitting on the car's built-in sliding board while transferring into car
User sitting on the car's built-in sliding board while transferring into car
Car with lowered built-in sliding board
Car with lowered built-in sliding board
Car with raised built-in sliding board
Car with raised built-in sliding board
Car with inset built-in sliding board
Car with inset built-in sliding board

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Protection for car seat
Protection for car seat
Custom sewn covers for the car seat protects both the user and the car seat from dirt when he places a wheelchair in the car.

Tipsare: Sten

Sten lives together with his parents in an apartment. He is working part time. He has a low paraplegia since birth.