homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
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Housing: Living room

9 tips and ideas 
User at corner coachCorner couch at same height as wheelchair
Couch at same height as wheelchair facilitates transfers
Rattan chair with pressure-relieving cushionCustom-made foam rubber chair cushions
- reduces risk of ulcers for people who lack sensation
User at dining tableDining table
By pulling out a drawer a wheelchair user can sit at a table that she or he otherwise could not slide in under
Low shelf with open compartments
Low shelf for magazine storage
A low shelf with open compartments is easily accessible for wheelchair users
Living room with low windowsLow window in accessible living room
Low windows provide a good view for wheelchair users
User turns bookcaseRotating bookcase on casters
Practical space-saving bookcase – suitable for persons with limited reach
User holds up coffee table with one handSmall lightweight coffee table
The coffee table is lightweight and easy to move - suitable for wheelchair users
Sitting area in living roomSpacious living room
Spacious living room with glass walls on two sides – suitable for wheelchair users
Tealight holderTealight holder
Tealight holder that can easily be moved or placed by a person sitting in a wheelchair who has impaired hand function