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User by counter without lower cabinet
User by counter without lower cabinet

Counter for standing individuals
Counter for standing individuals

User pulls out drawer
User pulls out drawer

Separate cabinet
Separate cabinet

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Separate cabinet with storage drawers and counter

Custom-built separate cabinet is easily accessible and practical for wheelchair users

Description
The two-part cabinet has a counter with knee space below it at the right height for a wheelchair user on one side; opposite it the counter is at the right height for someone who is standing. The cabinet has drawers on both sides for flatware, dishes, glasses, cups,... everything needed every day in the kitchen.

Authors comments
The user is extremely satisfied with the cabinet. All practical items are easily accessible. He uses the counter to prepare food, but he also uses it for reading or writing.

In use since
1998

Manufacturer
Local government carpenter

Idea
Ida Lindhe, occupational therapist

Paid for by
Local government

Tip is dated from 2007

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

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