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Plan 8423JH: Handicapped Accessible

Handicapped Accessible - 8423JH | Country, Southern, 1st Floor Master Suite, Handicapped Accessible, Jack & Jill Bath, PDF, Split Bedrooms | Architectural Designs


Universal design is the practice of designing a home to be used by all, regardless of age or ability. Check out Ann's description of universal design and use the graph above for numbers to remember when implementing universal design in your life.


Workstations If someone is in a wheelchair, plan workstations that have clear space below them to allow for easy reach to fixtures. Knee space should be a minimum of 30 inches wide.

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Universal Design Boosts Bathroom Accessibility

Making a bathroom more accessible can be one of the best home modifications to make for those who are experiencing mobility issues and trying to stay in their own home. The bathroom is the room in the house that presents the biggest challenge to the elderly or those with various types of disabilities.