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PO is single and lives in an apartment. He is working part time. He was injured in 1955. He has an incomplete tetraplegia. He can stand on his feet when he transfers. He does not have any assistance.

11 tips and ideas 
Balcony garden containers with space for kneesAccessible balcony garden
Convenient balcony garden adapted to wheelchair users
Counter in accessible kitchenAccessible kitchen
Functional kitchen for wheelchair users
Glass bottle with snap lockBottle seal
Cork med snap lock suitable for persons with impaired hand function
User digs in balcony containerGarden tools
Garden tools with short handle
User clipping nailsNail clipper
Nail clipper with container – suitable for persons with impaired hand function
User with pepper millSalt and pepper mill
Easy-to-use salt or pepper mill suitable for persons with compromised dexterity
Scissors tongs with elastic band 
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Scissors tongs with elastic band
Scissors tongs can be used to withdraw credit cards from pay stations.
User presses together a self-opening scissors with both handsSelf-opening scissors
Easy-to-use scissors suitable for persons with impaired hand function
Stone mortar and pestleStone mortar and pestle
Heavy pestle makes it easy to crush herbs and spices – suitable for persons with weak hand function
Counter with mobile drawer unit under itStorage unit in accessible kitchen
Mobile drawers on track
Bathtub with ordinary chair next to itTransfer from wheelchair to bathtub
Transfer to bathtub using an ordinary chair