Microwave oven on sliding board

Microwave oven on sliding board – a solution for wheelchair users who have limited reach

Microwave oven on sliding board
Microwave oven on sliding board

Description
The microwave stands on a sliding board on a counter. The sliding board has a large handle. In order to reach the microwave ovens the user pulls it to the edge of the counter. The microwave itself has an easy-grip handle.

Purchased from
Household appliance store (Microwave oven), Kitchen design store (Sliding board)

This tip is from 2007

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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.