Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) offers
the following suggestions that can make using the
kitchen safer, easier, and more convenient. For more
details about home modifications, please visit the AOTA web
site or visit with your local occupational therapist.
The products displayed on this page are not the only
types of these products available; the images are
here to view items for purchase
lever sink faucet: Allows
those with arthritis or limited hand strength
to use their palm, rather than twist their hand
to turn on the water.
storage bins and shelves: Allows
those with limited reach, or wheelchair users,
to easily reach stored items.
knobs on front of major appliances: Provides
safe, easy access for those with limited reach.