A shallow sink may enable users to sit at the sink in a wheelchair, the sink requires less depth so there is more room for the user's legs. Ensure that thermal insulation is placed under the sink and around the hot water pipe so these will not burn the user's legs if they touch (Ricability, 2008).
Electric sockets can be difficult to reach when they're on a wall at the back of a worktop, especially if you're sitting down at the worktop. Worktop mounted sockets may be easier to reach.View references and sources of further information ›
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