High paraplegia with impaired balance (Th2-10)

Garden tools

Garden tools

Short-handled garden tools work best when working in easily accessible raised beds

Workroom

Workroom

Simple and convenient workplace – suitable for wheelchair users

Tow line

Tow line

Tow line for wheelchair users during walks in the woods

Wheelchair gloves

Wheelchair gloves

Work gloves suitable as wheelchair gloves for persons with good hand function

Wooden deck

Wooden deck

Spacious wooden deck outside single-family home – suitable for wheelchair users

Accessible garden

Accessible garden

Architect-designed wheelchair accessible garden with raised beds at various heights

Paths

Paths

Stone-dust paths in wheelchair accessible garden

Cushion between knees in boat

Cushion between knees in boat

A cushion between the knees helps the user to maintain a good seated posture in a kayak for people with functional impairments

Kayak skirt

Kayak skirt

Kayak skirt keeps the kayaker warm and protects against water

Floating dock with wooden ramp

Floating dock with wooden ramp

A floating dock guarantees an even height between dock and kayak, which facilitates transfers for people with physical disabilities

Adapted kayak

Adapted kayak

RG Active Rehabilitation offers kayak lessons for persons who have a spinal cord injury

Central vacuum cleaner

Central vacuum cleaner

Cleaning with central vacuum cleaner is convenient for wheelchair users, though it taking out the long hose can be difficult.

Fireplace

Fireplace

Fireplace provides extra heat for persons who have a hard time staying warm

Enclosure for dogs

Enclosure for dogs

The enclosure make it possible for a user who operates a wheelchair to be able to let the dogs out

Accessible shower

Accessible shower

Shower with custom-designed glass wall – appropriate for wheelchair users.

Oven in modified kitchen

Oven in modified kitchen

The oven door, which opens downwards, protects the user if she should drop something hot when removing food from the oven

Ceiling fan

Ceiling fan

Ceiling fan helps persons who have problems regulating body heat to sleep on hot summer nights.

Accessible desk

Accessible desk

Accessible desk A desk from IKEA with stable legs. The desk was trimmed to make it narrower. Users comments Glenn does not need a deep desk, since his computer has a flat screen. A smaller desk saves space and he can hide the desk behind the bookcase. Purchased from...