Flashcards in Environmental Recommendations Deck (11):
How wide is a typical wheelchair?
How much space should be left for a 90deg turn in a home? 360deg turn?
36in minimum = 90deg
60x60in radius for 360deg turn
How far should a door swing be to allow for a walker? How about for a wheel chair?
18in for walker
26in for w/c
What is the standard door width?
What should the countertop height be for a wheelchair user? Depth?
no higher than 31 inches
- with depth of 24in
How much space should be left on the side of the bed in the bedroom for appropriate transfers from w/c and back?
What is appropriate step height and depth?
height = 7in
depth = 11in
What height should railings and grab bars be for the bathroom?
grab bars: 33-36in
What's optimal toilet seat height?
What's the minimum clearance width for doorways and halls?
32 inches - ideal is 36in