Wheelchair gloves

Individually sewn gloves for wheelchair driving and transfers

Wheelchair gloves
Wheelchair gloves

Gloves were sewn for the user. They are designed so that the user can easily put them on and take them off unassisted.

Users comments
Uses gloves when driving the wheelchair outdoors and during all transfers to and from the wheelchair.

The user has new gloves sewn as needed.

Made by
Assistive device center, Borås

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

Tipsare: Kjell

The person lives together with his wife in an apartment. In 1973 he was injured in a car accident and has a tetraplegia (C5-6). He has personal assistance 6 hours a day.