Wheel Chairs

Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users

https://uk.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=/home-safety-checklist-wheelchair-users

The guide offers lots of helpful information such as:

  • Understanding areas of most concern or particular difficulties frequently experienced by wheelchair users in their own homes.
  • A comprehensive checklist, which includes standards and recommendations, covering all areas of a home (kitchen, bathroom, stairways, etc.) and aimed at improving the overall comfort and safety for those in a wheelchair.
  • Tips and advice on basic wheelchair checks and the importance of regular maintenance.
  • Advice on manoeuvring, both inside the house as well as in outside areas and access points, to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Other helpful resources, downloads, and further information to help maintain a safe and wheelchair-friendly home environment.

 

Angies List is a US site with useful information on making your home wheelchair accessible:

https://www.angieslist.com/articles/making-your-home-wheelchair-accessible.htm 


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