Counter without lower cabinet in accessible kitchen

Fixed counter without lower cabinet – appropriate in a kitchen used only by a wheelchair user

User at counter
User at counter

The user designed the counter as well as the entire kitchen. The counter is located along one wall and in a corner. It consists of a sheet of wood resting on counter frames. The height is adapted to the user’s knee height. Built into the counter is a standard stove with ceramic cooktop and touch controls as well as two shallow sinks.

Users comments
The user is satisfied with the counter, but would like to have a little more space.

Made by
Kitchen company

Paid for by
Insurance money

Whose idea

Editors comments
The consoles are available at AH-produkter, (last checked June 2020)

This tip is from 2007

Consoles support the counter
Consoles support the counter

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Tipsare: Max

Max is studying. He lives by himself in an apartment. In 2002 he was injured and has a high tetraplegia (C5 incomplete with remaining sensitivity). He has personal assistance 13 hours a day.