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Lars

Lars lives togeher with his wife in a house in the countryside. He is working part time. Since 1967 he has a high paraplegia. He does not need any assistance.


21 tips and ideas 
Bathroom with aquariumAccessible bathroom with aquarium
Being able to look at fish and listen to music passes the time in the bathroom
User opens hatch to access eggsAccessible chicken house
Modifications enable wheelchair user to take care of chickens
Garden with raised bedsAccessible garden
Architect-designed wheelchair accessible garden with raised beds at various heights
Adapted house in a gardenAdapted house
Wheelchair accessible single-story house with garden
Container for gardeningContainer gardening
Wooden containers make gardening easier for wheelchair users
Entrance to house with string as door closerEntrance to house with simple door closer
Wheelchair users can close outward-opening doors by using a simple home-made door closer
FaucetFaucet for sink
Faucet swings to side to allow user to wash hair
Flower pot on legsFlower pot on legs
Raised flower pot on casters - suitable for wheelchair users
User with portable showerFluid bag as portable shower
Used as to wash genitals when traveling
Folding toilet seat in a fabric bagFolding raised toilet seat
Folding raised toilet seat used as toilet chair while traveling
Handle on doorHandle on door as door closer
A handle on the door makes it possible for a wheelchair user to close the door after entering or leaving room
Drip or sweat hose in raised bedsIrrigation of raised beds
Drip and sweat hoses – simple way for wheelchair users to water the garden
User prunes bush with long-handled garden prunerLong-handled garden pruner
Long-handled garden pruner – suitable for wheelchair users
Stone-dust pathPaths
Stone-dust paths in wheelchair accessible garden
User by raised bedsRaised garden beds
Easily accessible raised garden beds for wheelchair users
Socks with loose elasticSocks with loose elastic
Socks suitable for persons who easily get swollen legs
User is towedTow line
Tow line for wheelchair users during walks in the woods
Accessibility sightseeing and hotel guide in SpainTraveling in Spain
Detailed accessibility guide for Castilla la Mancha in Spain
User with wheelchair glovesWheelchair gloves
Work gloves suitable as wheelchair gloves for persons with good hand function
Entrance door with exit to the deckWooden deck
Spacious wooden deck outside single-family home – suitable for wheelchair users
WorkroomWorkroom
Simple and convenient workplace – suitable for wheelchair users