A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users | Ophea Teaching Tools

    A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users

    This guide offers plenty of valuable 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 manoeuvring, 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.



    Target audience
    Older Adults
    Parents and Other Carers
    Inclusion: Disabilities and Low Income
    Personal Safety and Injury Prevention