Using cordless landline phone

Handsfree headset for cordless phone – a good aid for persons with impaired hand function

User dials a phone number
User dials a phone number

Description
The user has a cordless phone with a simple and convenient handsfree headset. The microphone sits directly in the cord which continues to a small earpiece. There is also a reply button on the cord which the user operates with her mouth.
To enter a number, she places the phone on her lap and presses with the knuckle of her thumb (see photo 1).

Users comments
The user has not programmed in any phone numbers since she can dial the number with the knuckle of the thumb.

Paid for by
The user

This tip is from 2007

User grasps earpiece
User grasps earpiece
User places earpiece in ear
User places earpiece in ear
User turns phone on and off with teeth
User turns phone on and off with teeth

Tipsare: Yasmin

Yasmin lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1999 and has a C-5 tetraplgia. Through hand surgery her grip function improved. She has personal assistance 24 hours a day, 7 hours of those are assistance on call.