Many home owners find themselves in need of wheelchair accessible kitchens, whether for themselves, a spouse or other family member. Accessibility is key for those who use a wheelchair; especially for seniors or elderly people.
Having a kitchen that functions the way a person in a wheelchair needs it to can be accomplished with planning. And, as you will see below, they can be lovely additions to your home.
Wheelchair accessible kitchens photos
The kitchens in these photos from Pinterest are wheelchair accessible or have accessibility options built in. These photos show just how beautiful & functional wheelchair accessible kitchens can be. Features might include, pull-down shelving, open areas for increased maneuvering, microwave drawers, automatically lowering counter tops, roll under cabinets & more.
Some of the options needed for this kind of accessibility are custom or special order. However, some things can be accomplished just by doing your kitchen remodeling a little different. Wheelchair accessible kitchens help empower people through accessibility, & allow them to have greater independence & quality of life. So when you plan your aging in place home remodeling, build in as many of these options as you can.
photo credit Joffre Essley