Workplace in bed

An efficient workplace in bed for persons with impaired finger and hand function.

User with mini keyboard on a cushion on his stomach and elbow resting on a towel on the night table
User with mini keyboard on a cushion on his stomach and elbow resting on a towel on the night table

Description
The user holds a mini keyboard in his arms; a computer desk and adjustable height night table stand next to the bed. His elbow is supported by the night table, which is padded with a towel. The computer desk has a slide-out tray and a storage pocket for cables conveniently attached with Velcro straps. It has wheels and is easy to move.

Users comments
The user tested many options before reaching this solution. Now he is very satisfied. By relieving the weight on his arm and using a mini keyboard his arm pain has almost disappeared.

Purchased from
Night table: Varsam, www.varsam.se (last checked May 2017)

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2005

Computer desk and night table
Computer desk and night table

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Environmental control
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Tipsare: Anonym 2

The person lives in an apartment and works part time. He was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C5). He has personal assistance 24 hours a day.