homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Ta ut en tallrik ur mikrovågsugnen, (svensk text)

The user moves the dish from the microwave to the sliding board
The user moves the dish from the microwave to the sliding board

The user moves the dish from the sliding board to the tray on her lap
The user moves the dish from the sliding board to the tray on her lap

User transports the dish on the tray on her lap
User transports the dish on the tray on her lap

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Removing a dish from a microwave oven

Technique for wheelchair user with impaired hand function for using a countertop microwave oven

Description
The user takes a dish out of the microwave oven in several steps. The oven stands on a standard-height counter (see associated tip). First she places the dish on a sliding board under the oven (see associated tip), then she places the dish on a tray that she keeps on her lap.
The dish is plastic and comes from Tupperware.

Authors comments
Tupperware dishes work very well for the user. She uses the same technique to remove cups from the microwave.

Tip is dated from 2007

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

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