Andréa is a woman in her sixties who works part-time and who helps her husband roughly 20-25hrs per week. Her husband lives with muscular dystrophy. He uses a motorized wheelchair and is able to transfer himself independently.
|Needs||Current Approaches||Alternate Suggestions
|What could be created?|
|1. Andréa would like to ensure that her husband is safe when she is not with him, whether he or she has gone out.||Her husband uses their adapted car or paratransit to go out. He has a remote monitoring system with a button on his wrist to activate it.|
|2. Andréa would like to put on compression socks more easily.||Andréa does not use technical help to put on his socks.|
|3. Andréa would like a way to identify suitable and accessible places to go out.||They call restaurants they do not know to ask if they are accessible.|
|4. Andréa would like to easily transfer her husband into the pool.||They are currently using a lift that is not hydraulic.||