Accessible kitchen

Accessible kitchen with adjustable height work surfaces and wall-mounted cabinets – suitable for wheelchair users

User at sink
User at sink

Description
The height of the counters along the wall and in the corner can be adjusted. There is a sink and stove with ceramic cooktop. The cabinet above the sink can be lowered diagonally.

Users comments
When the user was injured the kitchen was newly built. The family tried to keep as much as possible of the furnishings. In order to keep the existing window above the sink, an upper cabinet was chosen that can be lowered diagonally, i.e., both downwards and outwards. The user does not lower the upper cabinet very often since she feels this is inconvenient and slow. She can reach the lowest shelf.

Paid for by
The user and the municipality

This tip is from 2007

Upper cabinet - partially lowered
Upper cabinet – partially lowered
User opens cabinet door to upper cabinet
User opens cabinet door to upper cabinet
Refrigerator and freezer
Refrigerator and freezer

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Tipsare: Suzanne

Suzanne lives together with her husband and children in a house. She is working part time. She was injured in 1991 and has a complete tetraplgia C6. She has personal assistance.