Sink at different heights

Placement of sink and drawers in adapted bathroom

Two sinks installed at different heights
Two sinks installed at different heights

Description
Two identical sinks with integrated soap dispenser are installed at different heights. The lower one is at the right height for the user and has no lower cabinet. The other is at the standard height and has a lower cabinet with drawers. Her husband uses this sink and the user stores her toiletries in the drawers of the husband’s lower cabinets.

Users comments
The user can easily reach the toiletries in the lower cabinet next to her sink. She finds the soap dispenser to be very convenient.

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user’s

Editors comments
For accessible bathrooms, se also www.bano.co.uk

This tip is from 2009

User at her sink, removing toiletries from lower cabinet under adjacent sink
User at her sink, removing toiletries from lower cabinet under adjacent sink
User takes soap from soap dispenser
User takes soap from soap dispenser
Sink with built-in soap dispenser
Sink with built-in soap dispenser

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Tipsare: Karolina

Karolina lives together with her family in a house. She is working part time. She was injured in 2006 and has a tetraplegia (C7). She has 12 hours personal assistance a day.