Shallow washbasin with counterspace

A shallow washbasin works well for wheelchair users with limited reach

Shallow washbasin
Shallow washbasin

Counter space to the right of the washbasin is at the same height as the washbasin.

Users comments
The user has the drain trap between his knees, which works well for him. Other solutions are also possible, such as a bent pipe and the drain trap on the wall. The user can easily reach items standing on the counter.

Purchased from
Store for plumbing products

Paid for by
Local government

Editors comments
For accessible bathrooms, se also (last checked April 2020).

This tip is from 2005

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Tipsare: Anonym 1

The person lives together with his wife and an child in a house. He is working part time. He was injured in 1975 and has a high tetraplegia (C5). Through hand surgery his grip function improved in both hands. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day.