Cooktop with knee space underneath

Cooktop with room below, appropriate for wheelchair users

Cooktop with knee space underneath
Cooktop with knee space underneath

Users comments
A cooktop at the same level as the counter makes it easy to pull or push the pot or frying pan across the cooktop; no difficult or heavy lifting is necessary. In order to turn the stove on or off the user wedges the knob between index finger and long finger, or between thumb and index finger (photo no. 2).

Paid for by
Local government

This tip is from 2005

Stove knob
Stove knob

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Tipsare: Anonym 3

The person lives in an apartment and is working part time. She was injured in 1990 and has a tetraplegia (C5). She has personal assistance 13 hours a day and some help at night provided by the local government.