Storage Furniture

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Drawer And Cabinet Pulls

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping or fine motor disabilities to open cabinets and other doors. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article describes how cabinet door knobs and drawer pulls can be replaced with D-shaped handles to facilitate grasping. A D-handle can also be attached to the door of a front-loading dishwasher for easier opening. Attaching a loop of rope or webbing to a D

Dresser Drawer Handle

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The existing knobs can be removed and replaced with a small towel bar, creating a single handle that extends across the drawer and enables the user to open the drawer with one hand. MATERIALS: Small towel bars. TOOLS: Screw driver and drill. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic carpentry skills. AUTHOR: Greenstein, D. TITLE: Dressers and Knobs.

Dresser Drawer Knobs

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. Drawers with small round knobs can be difficult to open. For easier grasping, the knobs can be removed and replaced with larger knobs intended for use on cabinet doors. Cabinet knobs are available in a range of styles and sizes, so can be selected to make grasping easier for the intended user. For example, a larger square knob may be more accessible th

Dresser Drawer Pull

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The existing knobs can be removed and replaced with eye bolts with a piece of soft rope or cord tied between them, creating a single handle that extends across the drawer and enables the user to open the drawer with one hand. A modification of this option would be to leave the existing knobs in place and tie the rope between the k

Marsh Handicap Furniture

Marsh Handicap Furniture includes kitchen and bathroom cabinets, desks, and bookcases designed to be accessible to wheelchair users. Toe kicks beneath cabinet floors are higher and deeper to allow for passage for wheelchair users. Hinges open 180 degrees for barrier free access. Cabinet heights are customizable. Furniture is available in many styles and finishes. DIMENSIONS (HxD): Toe kicks are 8.5 x 6 inches.

Passport Series Cabinets

Passport Series Cabinets are accessible cabinets for the home office and kitchen designed for use by wheelchair users and individuals of short stature. This universal design series combines traditional cabinetry with features such as low countertops and drawers.

Waterproof Chair Protector (Model P2122)

The Waterproof Chair Protector, model P2122, is a n incontinence pad designed for use by individuals with incontinence. This pad has an absorbent inner layer and vinyl backing to shield the seating surface from fluid damage and soils. The top surface is a blend of 100 percent nylon and polyester.

Wooden Dresser Drawer Handle

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The existing knobs can be removed and replaced with a wooden handle that extends across the drawer and enables the user to open the drawer with one hand. To maske the handle, drill holes at each end of a horizontal dowel and in a pair of wooden spacers. Put bolts through the holes in the dowel and the specers and secure in the hol

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