Adapted and accessible homes

Although for home decor usuallyput forward to the practical tastes or needs, as we encounter with situationswithin or nearby mobility difficulties began to think that our home is focusedon the specific requirements of each individual.

In this sense, the home of aperson of the elderly or some type of disability must take into account everysingle detail to make daily life easier and why not also less dangerous.

If this is your case or the caseof a close relative we recommend taking a look at these general tips sorted byareas of the home and implement as many as possible.

- Home: Overall housing must be equipped so as to offer easy accessthanks to ramps, handrails, lifts, wide doors (over 80cm) when usingwheelchairs and wide aisles. Once inside, you should avoid cables on the floorand pick sliding windows that are easier to handle.

- Bathroom: One of the most important in these cases because itbecomes a danger zone for people with reduced mobility is of the kind. Thespace must be light and airy, have non-slip floor, sliding doors, grab barsnext to the shower, the toilet or the sink, sliding doors and preferably ashower. For safety, it is best that the latch can be opened both inside andout.

- Kitchen: Must be a spacious and bright, with easy access to allfurniture and appliances and furniture without corners so you can avoid themost impact.

- Bedroom: Avoid floor lamps and sconces commitment, use lightswitches framework to improve visibility, place a sofa beside the bed as asupport and prevents the carpet as it may cause slips and falls.

- Hall: Again avoids the corners on furniture, carpets, floor lampsand cables on the floor. It is imperative that all your electronics have remotecontrol and that the phone is easily accessible in an emergency.