Closet without plinth

Adapted closet that makes it easier for a person in a wheelchair to come close to pick out clothing and objects

Closet with open door
Closet with open door

Description
The plinth is removed and the handle to the closets are lowered so that it is easier for the user to open and close the doors. The shelves over the closet pole are made of wire netting, making it easy for persons sitting in a wheelchair to see what is on the shelves.

Paid for by
Local government

This tip is from 2005

Wire net closet shelf
Wire net closet shelf

Tipsare: Bruno

Bruno lives in an apartment and is working part time. He was injured in 1974 and has a tetraplegia (C5-6). Through hand surgery in 1977 his grip function improved. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day and some help at night provided by the local government.