Water-absorbing door mat

Facilitates transfers when not wearing shoes – suitable for wheelchair users

Door mat with hole
Door mat with hole

Description
The small door mat, which has good absorption capacity , has a hole. When the user is not wearing shoes or when he is wet he uses it during transfers to avoid slipping. The hole enables him to easily grasp the mat.

Users comments
The door mat prevents feet from slipping during transfers. Water from wet feet after the shower is absorbed.

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2010

Tipsare: Mikael

Mikael lives together with his partner in an apartment. He is working parttime. He was injured in 2008 and has a tetraplegia (C5-6). He has personal assistance 30 hours a week.