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Household tasks: Care of clothing

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User in laundry roomAccessible laundry room
Practically furnished laundry room with lots of storage - a solution for people who use wheelchairs
Stacked washer/dryerAccessible stacked washer/dryer
Stacked washer/dryer works for wheelchair users
User in laundry roomAdapted laundry room
Well-planned practical laundry room – suitable for wheelchair users
Large plastic bag suspended from ceiling lift hangerCeiling lift in bathroom
Used not only as an aid for transfers, but also as an assistive device to enable high quadriplegics to wash.
Plastic bag sealed with ClosemanClosing device "Closeman"
Easy-to-use universal device to close both hard and soft packages – suitable for persons with impaired hand function
Clothesline stretched across the balconyClothesline outdoors
Clothesline on the balcony – practical for wheelchair users
Wall-mounted drying rack (counter folded up)Combined wall-mounted counter and drying rack
Simple space-saving counter and drying rack in accessible laundry room
Drying rack on castersDrying rack on casters
Portable drying rack on casters is suitable for wheelchair users.
Ironing board in kitchen drawer, foldedKitchen drawer with built-in ironing board
Built-in ironing board appropriate for wheelchair-bound users
User in laundry roomLaundry room
It is important for people with disabilities who cannot do the laundry themselves to maintain control and be able to access the laundry room
Long-reach staplerLong-reach stapler
Long-reach stapler makes sewing easier for people with impaired hand function
Mobile laundry basketMobile laundry basket
Laundry basket on casters is convenient for wheelchair users
Clothes dryer seen from the terraceOutdoor clothes dryer
Outdoor clothes dryer placed so a wheelchair user can hang laundry
Plastic basketPlastic basket to move objects
A basket for moving objects, appropriate for wheelchair users.
User at sewing machine, pressing on hand control buttonPortable electronic sewing machine
Lightweight sewing machine with hand controls and automatic threading – suitable for wheelchair users who have impaired hand function
User presses together a self-opening scissors with both handsSelf-opening scissors
Easy-to-use scissors suitable for persons with impaired hand function
User at ironing boardWall-mounted folding ironing board
Customized ironing board
Washing machine on pedestal with drawerWashing machine on pedestal
Elevated washing machine makes it easier for wheelchair users to do laundry