There are a lot of tweaks that go into renovating your home into something more wheelchair friendly. Some are big changes like elevators and chair lifts, yet some are small, like making sure your kitchen table can accommodate a wheelchair. Each aspect is equally important in order to create an environment which will help the user live a simpler, easier life.
Today’s infographic helps illustrate some accessibility tips that people might look over during their first wheelchair accessible remodel. One of the most important tips is to have a minimum of a 36 inch clearance wherever 180 degree turns may happen. That’s almost everywhere in the home. Another tip, which is more common sense than exclusive to wheelchair accessible homes, is to install phones and alert systems in every room, as well as a quality security system.
Hopefully this infographic has given some insight into the details of creating a wheelchair accessible home. Making these small changes can make a huge difference in the life of the user.7k