Wheelchair transfers are easier when the cushion doesn’t slide around or bend
A strap with Velcro closure is attached between the wheelchair frame and the seat upholstery and is attached around the wheelchair cushion.
The strap holds the cushion in place. It makes transfers easier. The broader and smoother the material of the strap, the easier it is to make the transfer.
This tip is part of the series ‘5 tips to make your Panthera more comfortable,’ see associated tips.
Tomas lives in an apartment together with his partner. He works part time as a photographer. He was injured in 1983 and has a low tetraplegia. He has home help one hour a day.
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