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Kitchen with sinks, stove and counter without lower cabinets
Kitchen with sinks, stove and counter without lower cabinets

Refrigerator and freezer, oven in tall cabinet and stove without lower cabinets
Refrigerator and freezer, oven in tall cabinet and stove without lower cabinets

Tall cabinet with pantry and breakfast nook
Tall cabinet with pantry and breakfast nook

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Accessible kitchen

Convenient kitchen for wheelchair users

Description
The spacious L-shaped kitchen has an adjustable height interior with sink, stove and counter, adjustable height upper cabinet, refrigerator, freezer, pantry with slide-out storage and a separate cabinet with counter and storage drawers. The kitchen also has a breakfast nook.

Authors comments
The user enjoys cooking and often does so. The user feels that the best feature in the kitchen is the separate cabinet with drawers, see associated tip. He feels it is much more practical than the adjustable height upper cabinet. He also feels that the tall cabinet with slide-out storage is easily accessible for him.

Manufacturer
IKEA, www.ikea.com (cabinets); Granberg, www.granberg.se (lift equipment), last checked March 2017

Paid for by
Local government

Tip is dated from 2007

Categories for this tip
housing » kitchen, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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