CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide custom adaptation to bedside table for an individual with rheumatoid arthritis. A plywood box was constructed and screwed into an existing table top. The inside of the box forms a lower shelf, and the top forms the upper one. Inside the box, a shelf mounted on drawer runners was added. The shelf has a small hook-style handle in the center for easy, out of the way use. A small gap all the back of the box accommodates cords for various equipment. A larger hol
DO IT YOURSELF -- PURPOSE: To make daily grooming tasks more accessible to individuals who use wheelchairs or who are unable to stand for long periods. This article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," provides suggestion for creating an accessible vanity and personal grooming area. Suggestions include using a small, sturdy table with a comfortable seated height and sufficient knee clearance for a dressing table. If needed, select a chair that meets the user's specifi
KayserBetten Ida Bed is an enclosed medical beds for children and adults. A versatile bed, ideal for the patient who is non-ambulatory and needs a secure safe bed to sleep in and receive care. The safety rail height stays consistent when the bed is raised and lowered. The height can be adjusted for easy access and cleaning under the bed. Available in full electric, semi electric, and manual?? options.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a sturdy, heavy load table accessible from an individual’s bedside for a person with quadriplegia. The table has a U-shaped base and post made from square steel, with 3-inch castors on the four points of the U. Attached to the top of the post is a rectangular square steel frame on which rests a wooden table top with a lip to stop items from falling off. The wooden top has two handles on one side so that an individual can move it easily. The table is useful