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    Thanks for the information KLD, I really...

    Thanks for the information KLD, I really appreciate your help. The VA actually pays for a skilled nursing company (PA Reg., caregivers previously) to do my bowel program and the LPN they send refuses...
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    We have once again contacted the regional spinal...

    We have once again contacted the regional spinal cord center at the Cleveland VA and they still say that they know nothing about the Peristeen System. And it's been over 2 years that it's been on the...
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    I have been using the 18'' version or the 6895...

    I have been using the 18'' version or the 6895 model, compared to your 16'' or 6795 Mariner Shower Chair for over 13 years. I do not travel so the chair has remained open but I have not had a single...
  4. Another look for some that may have the same...

    Another look for some that may have the same problem.
  5. The Mariner seat was fine for me but I'm only in...

    The Mariner seat was fine for me but I'm only in the chair for about 2 hours, once a week.
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    Great call on the sandpaper SCI_OTR, maybe even a...

    Great call on the sandpaper SCI_OTR, maybe even a 6 inch or so, strip of emery cloth, if the grit size of grade 40 or 46 is abrasive and coarse enough. My fingers haven't worked for almost 15 years...
  8. Shower/Cammode Chair Seat cracking stop.

    I've been using an Invacare Mariner Shower/Cammode Chair since 2005 and the vinyl seat covering is still just like new. We use calmoseptine ointment on my butt and the ONLY thing we found that would...
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    I did purchase the Peristeen Sytem but the nurse...

    I did purchase the Peristeen Sytem but the nurse whom the VA pays to do my bowel program, will not use it untl she receives the training. We did try to use it before I was forced to move but the...
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    I contacted the Spinal Cord Clinic at VAMC...

    I contacted the Spinal Cord Clinic at VAMC Pittsburgh, which is located at the H.J. Heinz Campus in Aspinwall PA. I requested the director Dr. Murty, to see if she could possibly write a prescription...
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    Here in PA the agency caregiver model is a...

    Here in PA the agency caregiver model is a complete disaster. Prior to 2012, Centers for Independent Living managed both the service coordination and most of the waivers that provided attendant care...
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    ROHO cushion crazy cover.

    The VA just sent me a new ROHO Quadtro Select High Profile Cushion. When I opened the box and removed the cushion, a waterproof cushion cover without any corner space for the inflation valve and no...
  13. Permobil has mud and snow tires that are 14'' X...

    Permobil has mud and snow tires that are 14'' X 3'' or 3.00 - 8, which can be ordered from a local dealer.

    The part number for the tire was #1825108 and the tube was #600700-99-0. They are more...
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    Thanks a lot. Have a happy holiday!

    Thanks a lot. Have a happy holiday!
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    Does anyone know where I can purchase Peristeen...

    Does anyone know where I can purchase Peristeen supplies? I bought the system from a company in Australia a few years ago, the bag needs replaced and I must buy new catheters.
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    Peristeen supplies

    Where are folks purchasing their bags and catheters for the Peristeen system? Do the new white catheters attach the same as the blue ones?
    Thanks.
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    Any update regarding the VA and Peristeen? I need...

    Any update regarding the VA and Peristeen? I need to try and start using the one I purchased a couple of years ago but I need a new bag and some catheters. Where are folks buying the replacement bags...
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    I use a kitchen/butter knife in a quad cuff and...

    I use a kitchen/butter knife in a quad cuff and reach under the tab. I wrap some tape around the handle so the knife stays tight in the cuff and dose't slip out. I open letters also by slipping the...
  20. You may like to check out Nor-Cal Vans to see...

    You may like to check out Nor-Cal Vans to see their Personal Mobility Transit if you can handle a larger vehicle. It's under Ford Transit.

    I have a large powerchair and it's difficult for me to...
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    Renegade Wheelchairs. $5,000 to $5,600. ...

    Renegade Wheelchairs. $5,000 to $5,600.

    www.renegadewheelchairs.com
  22. Just google Arm & Hammer 71034 Swivel Bin and...

    Just google Arm & Hammer 71034 Swivel Bin and Rake. Try Amazon, they have good pictures of it. I have no hand function and I think that it would be impossible for me to hold on to outside, especially...
  23. The knife would also work great to address those...

    The knife would also work great to address those nagging itches or to remove those pesky blackheads. Wore a Schrade Old Timer Combo Sheath Knife Kit out hunting for many years and never left home...
  24. Tool to pick-up dropped items from wheelchair.

    I purchased a Arm & Hammer 71034 Swivel Bin and Rake to pick-up items that I've dropped on the floor. Since I'm a quad and have no hand or finger function, items that I use regularly, like TV...
  25. The fact that the chair will adjust for slope and...

    The fact that the chair will adjust for slope and still maintain a level sitting position is huge. The only way that I can adjust for slope now, is to use the tilt function on my powerchair. This...
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