close

What adaptations increase home security for wheelchair users?

What adaptations increase home security for wheelchair users?

Kim Eberhardt Muir, MS

Program Specialist, Spinal Cord Injury Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Read Bio More Videos by Kim Eberhardt Muir
Transcript
I think for security purposes, some people will put their lift or ramp on the side or back of their house, and I think that is a thing to think about.  Another thing people will do for security is use a no-key entrance; they’ll use a keypad—anot... Show More

I think for security purposes, some people will put their lift or ramp on the side or back of their house, and I think that is a thing to think about.  Another thing people will do for security is use a no-key entrance; they’ll use a keypad—another way to open the door, so they don’t have to fumble for keys.  With some people, opening a door is very difficult to do with a key, and then to actually open it, and go into the door.  So, I think those are also great things people can do.  

Show Less
add

What adaptations increase home security for wheelchair users?

Kim Eberhardt Muir, MS

Program Specialist, Spinal Cord Injury Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

More Videos by Kim Eberhardt Muir
Transcriptadd

I think for security purposes, some people will put their lift or ramp on the side or back of their house, and I think that is a thing to think about.  Another thing people will do for security is use a no-key entrance; they’ll use a keypad—another way to open the door, so they don’t have to fumble for keys.  With some people, opening a door is very difficult to do with a key, and then to actually open it, and go into the door.  So, I think those are also great things people can do.  

What adaptations increase home security for wheelchair users?
c
h
close
c
h