Supporting handrails and grab barsHandrails, grab bars and handgrips. Side rails to be fixed to beds, see 18 12 26. Rails for self-lifting to be fixed to beds, see 18 12 28.
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Bars attached to a wall, floor or other stable structure that provide the means for a person to support or stabilize himself/herself while walking, e.g. on stairs or ramps or moving along corridors.
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Grips that are permanently attached to a wall, a floor, and/or a ceiling to provide support to a person while standing or changing position.
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Grab bars that can be temporarily attached to walls, floors, ceilings or furniture and removed without tools providing support to a person while changing position.
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Devices that provide support to a person when changing her/his position; they can be fixed to a wall or floor and can be folded up or sideways or lowered down to allow access or when they are not needed.
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Poles mounted on the floor and possibly on the ceiling for support during transfers.