Sliding door

A sliding door is easy to use and convenient for a person who uses a wheelchair.

Sliding door
Sliding door

Users comments
Sliding doors are much easier for wheelchair users to open and close.

Paid for by
Local government

This tip is from 2005

Sliding door
Sliding door

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Tipsare: Bruno

Bruno lives in an apartment and is working part time. He was injured in 1974 and has a tetraplegia (C5-6). Through hand surgery in 1977 his grip function improved. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day and some help at night provided by the local government.