Washbasin cabinet in adapted bathroom

Washbasin cabinet with curtain and shelf with cut-out section make it easier for wheelchair users to come close and maintain balance

Cut-out section
Cut-out section

Description
A washbasin cabinet stands in front of a spacer unit that is used as counter space. The cabinet has a curtain instead of doors. A section is cut out of the shelf to provide room for the user’s legs.

Users comments
A washbasin cabinet with curtain and shelf with cut-out section allow wheelchair users greater freedom to find an attractive washbasin.
The ability to slide under the washbasin provides easier access. Leaning on the counter makes it easy for the user to balance.

Purchased from
Washbasin cabinet: IKEA, www.ikea.com (last checked May 2017)

This tip is from 2008

Washbasin cabinet with shelf with cut-out section and curtain
Washbasin cabinet with shelf with cut-out section and curtain
User leans with elbows on washbasin for balance
User leans with elbows on washbasin for balance
User sits by washbasin
User sits by washbasin

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Tipsare: Tomas

Tomas lives in an apartment together with his partner. He works part time as a photographer. He was injured in 1983 and has a low tetraplegia. He has home help one hour a day.