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Oven in upper cabinet with side-hinged door
Oven in upper cabinet with side-hinged door

Oven door is open, pull-out board under the oven
Oven door is open, pull-out board under the oven

User supports herself with her elbows on the pull-out board and uses both hands to remove the dish from the oven
User supports herself with her elbows on the pull-out board and uses both hands to remove the dish from the oven

User turns on oven by pressing against knob with palm
User turns on oven by pressing against knob with palm

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Oven in modified kitchen

Oven with side-opening door makes it easier for wheelchair users with impaired balance to remove hot bakeware from the oven.

Description
The oven has a side-hinged door; under the oven is a pull-out board. The oven-door is equipped with an easy-grip handle.

Technique for removal of hot bakeware from the oven: Susanne supports both elbows on the pull-out board, uses a double-folded towel and grasps bakeware with both hands and places it on the pull-out board; from there she slides it onto a tray, which she has on her lap.

Authors comments
There are oven available with either right- or left-hinged door.

Purchased from
Household appliance stores

Paid for by
Local government

Tip is dated from 2005

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

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