A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users

This is a very helpful guide to wheelchair use within the home, including suggested door widths, table heights and slopes for ramps.

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 maneuvering, 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.