– a practical solution for wheelchair users
Positioning option for wheelchair users
Elevated washing machine makes it easier for wheelchair users to do laundry
Telescoping track makes it easy to put food in/take food out of the oven
Careful planning of dishwasher placement makes it possible to load and unload dishes without having to move – suitable for wheelchair users
Large freezer in modified kitchen – wheelchair users only reach the lower sliding bins
Position of microwave oven in accessible kitchen
Large handle on microwave oven – suitable for persons with impaired hand function
Slide-out flatware compartment makes it easy to see and sort flatware – suitable for wheelchair users or persons who have difficulties to bend
Microwave oven on sliding board – a solution for wheelchair users who have limited reach
Refrigerator and freezer with large easy-grip handles – appropriate for persons with impaired hand function
Touch panel on cooktop – suitable for persons with impaired hand function
For persons who cannot reach far it is important that the dishwasher baskets are designed so that all kinds of dishes can be placed toward the front of the baskets
Oven with side-hinged door makes it easier for wheelchair users with impaired balance to place bakeware in oven and to remove it
It is important to place things where a wheelchair user can reach them
People without active hand function can independently heat food and prepare coffee in the microwave.
Counter space next to the refrigerator makes it easy to remove things and put them away – appropriate for wheelchair users.
A microwave that is only used to heat food can be placed above the oven, even in an accessible kitchen.
Oven placed at just the right height for a person sitting in a wheelchair.
Space-saving installation of microwave oven in accessible kitchen.
Even if the oven is not installed in a cabinet it works well for wheelchair users with reasonable hand and arm function.
Cooktop with room below, appropriate for wheelchair users
Side-hinged oven with easy-grip handle, installed at wheelchair height
A flat cooktop facilitates handling of pots and reduces the risk of tipping.
A countertop dishwasher that fits below a low work surface.
Oven with side-opening door makes it easier for wheelchair users with impaired balance to remove hot bakeware from the oven.
Refrigerator and freezer with pull-out doors and shelves work well for wheelchair-bound persons with impaired balance.
Dishwasher placement is important for optimal handling of dishes by persons with disabilities
The microwave oven door can be used to put things on – appropriate for wheelchair users