Refrigerator and freezer in accessible kitchen

Refrigerator and freezer with large easy-grip handles – appropriate for persons with impaired hand function

User opens refrigerator
User opens refrigerator

Description
The refrigerator and freezer are stacked on top of each other. The large, easy to grip handles are standard from Electrolux.

Handle model: Easy open from Electrolux

Users comments
The user thinks that the handles are ugly, but they work very well for him.

Made by
Electrolux, www.electrolux.com

Purchased from
Household appliance store

Paid for by
Insurance money

Editors comments
The handle is no longer available, but Electrolux’ handle “Sensa” handle works well.

This tip is from 2007

Built-in refrigerator and freezer stacked on top of each other
Built-in refrigerator and freezer stacked on top of each other

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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.