Wheelchair gloves

Individually manufactured gloves for wheelchair driving

User with wheelchair gloves
User with wheelchair gloves

Description
Velcro strap holds glove in place. Key rings are sewn in the Velcro strap to make it easier for the user to put on the gloves unassisted. The leather gloves conform to the user’s hands. Rubber material allows a good grip of the wheelchair’s grip rings.

Users comments
Goes through about three pairs of gloves per year. Sometimes just replacing the rubber material is all that is needed.

Paid for by
County Council

This tip is from 2005

Wheelchair gloves
Wheelchair gloves

Tipsare: Anonym 3

The person lives in an apartment and is working part time. She was injured in 1990 and has a tetraplegia (C5). She has personal assistance 13 hours a day and some help at night provided by the local government.