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Mattress Straps

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CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To prevent a plastic-covered mattress from sliding off a home hospital-style bed. The hospital bed has a plastic-covered mattress on top of the main mattress. The plastic cover caused the mattress to slide off the bed while the user was in bed. Long belts were made out of seat belt webbing and buckles were attached to each end. The belts were then bolted to the underside of the bed. When buckled over the mattress, the belts hold the mattress in place and prevent it from slipping. The straps can be unbuckled and folded back to make the bed. TITLE: Bathroom Assistance. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 26, Number 2, July 2006: p. 12-13. PAGES: 3 (including cover).

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04/17/2007
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Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD)
Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD) Organization Type: 
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TAD is a charity organisation that has the authority to fundraise. TAD uses volunteers dedicated to the design, construction and provision of aids for people with disabilities. Members of TAD provide a resource pool comprising a range of design, engineering, rehabilitation, computer, therapy and other professional and technical skills. Aids custom-designed by TAD volunteers are described in the TAD Journal.
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Email address: tad@tadnsw.org.au
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http://www.tadnsw.org.au
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Therapeutic Aids