Patient Instrument Reacher

An item designed to be used for drawing small or large bulky objects toward the patient who cannot bend or reach a distance. Also, to provide maximum aid to persons with functional use of only one arm and persons with limited finger and hand function who have some use of both arms. May include clips, tongs, prong clasp, and magnet which is attached to the base for picking up metal objects.

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