Wheelchair gloves

Individually manufactured gloves used for transfers (to or from wheelchair) and when operating the wheelchair.

Wheelchair gloves
Wheelchair gloves

Users comments
The user often uses the gloves, both when he transfers to and from the wheelchair and when operating the wheelchair. He replaces them as needed, about 2-3 pairs of gloves a year. The gloves are sewn for the user and made at the assistive device center.

Made by
Hjälpmedelcentralen (assistive device center)

Paid for by
County Council

Editors comments
In Stockholm the wheelchair gloves are made by the orthopedic technical center with a referral from an orthopedist.

This tip is from 2005

Wheelchair gloves Velcro closure open
Wheelchair gloves Velcro closure open
Wheelchair gloves on user’s hand
Wheelchair gloves on user’s hand

Tipsare: Gert

Gert lives in an apartment. He is working half time and is a politician in the local government. He was injured in 1973 and has a tetraplegia, C5-C6. He has two hours help daily provided by the local government.