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Toilet Transfer Aid

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DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a means for those with weak muscles a means of independently getting on and off the toilet. Two one-inch eyehooks are attached to the bathroom ceiling about 16 inches apart and 8 inches in front of the toilet. A length of quarter-inch nylon rope is braided through the hooks, then threaded through 5/16-inch holes in two 1.75-inch wooden dowels, each 18 inches long. The top dowel is placed at the user’s shoulder level and the lower one 8 inches below. Both are secured with half-hitch knots. MATERIALS: Nylon rope, two wooden dowels, and two eyehooks. TOOLS: Drill. SKILLS REQUIRED: Drill use and knot tying. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. REF: Volume 14, Number 1, January/February 2007. WEB: http://www.mda.org/publications/Quest/extra/qe14-1_do_it_yourself.html

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