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Flashcards in Environmental Recommendations Deck (11):
1

How wide is a typical wheelchair?

24-26in

2

How much space should be left for a 90deg turn in a home? 360deg turn?

36in minimum = 90deg
60x60in radius for 360deg turn

3

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

4

What is the standard door width?

32 in

5

What should the countertop height be for a wheelchair user? Depth?

no higher than 31 inches
- with depth of 24in

6

How much space should be left on the side of the bed in the bedroom for appropriate transfers from w/c and back?

3ft

7

What is appropriate step height and depth?

height = 7in
depth = 11in

8

What height should railings and grab bars be for the bathroom?

railing: 32in
grab bars: 33-36in

9

What's optimal toilet seat height?

17-18in

10

What's the minimum clearance width for doorways and halls?

32 inches - ideal is 36in

11

Things like outlets should be placed no lower than how many inches?

18in