Adjustable Telephone Support
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized adjustable phone support to enable an individual with limited use of one arm to have less difficulty operating her speaker-phone. A vertical adjustment is provided by clamping the frame to vertical copper pipes that are mounted to a wall with hose clips. The up and down motion of the bottom of the phone is adjusted by pivoting the wood mounting base piece around the horizontal three-quarter-inch copper tube at its top edge. Adjusting the rotati
Fone Holder (Model 4082)
The Fone Holder, model 4082, is a receiver holder designed for use by people who are unable to lift and hold a telephone receiver. The device consists of a flexible gooseneck shaft, a C-clamp that attaches to a desk or table, and a large clamp to hold the telephone receiver. The Fone Holder allows the receiver to be rotated into any position and locked in place. DIMENSIONS: The gooseneck shaft is 24 inches long.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to hold a telephone receiver in a convenient position so that lifting and holding it are unnecessary when strength or range of motion is limited. Receiver holder made of a non-tip base, gooseneck from a lamp, and a bar fastened to the top of the gooseneck, with screw clamps to hold the receiver. The telephone buttons are held down with a metal bar when the phone is not in use. Includes drawings. COMMENTS: Developed by the Occupational Therapy De
Traditional Cord Phone Modification
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a modified phone receiver for a traditional cord phone accessible from an individual’s bed side for a person with quadriplegia. A traditional cord phone was adapted to be answered by a flick of a lever for individuals who can’t pick up the receiver or use traditional corded phones. This device is no longer necessary since the individual now uses a cordless phone. TITLE: Bedside Facilities. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 28, Number 2, July 2008, p. 12-13.