It is an Ignorant World
There are millions of people who areforced to spend the rest of their lives in wheelchairs, due to theirdisabilities being caused by accidents, illnesses or prenatalproblems. Either way, the notion of society is different for peoplein wheelchairs. Firstly, they feel as if others are better then themsince people with disabilities are usually, wrongfully considered asort of a taboo. The society considers them less competent andsomewhat “flawed”, making it hard for these people to find jobsand life happy lives.
Moreover, this world seems to be quiteincompatible with their needs and abilities. Only lately have westarted building in a way which makes people in wheelchairs capableof climbing curbs, entering buildings, using public toilets etc.
What is more, once you have a person ina wheelchair as a member of your family, you need to make sure yourhome has all the necessary items making this person's life easier.Rails, elevators, hand grabs and various other accessories arecrucial for their management of daily activities. Read below to learnhow to help those who live their life differently, but deserve to live ithappily nevertheless.
People in wheelchairs need all of theaccessories mentioned above. Moreover, they need special types oftoilets and bathrooms, which they can use without excessive effort orunnatural positioning. Also, there are many different ramps which can be mounted in houses, company buildings and public facilities, helpingdisabled people move with more ease. Many of these ramps may bemounted permanently or folded when not used. These are designed tolast and provide all the necessary support.
Moreover, floors need to be made ofmaterials which prevent wheel slipping and the previously mentionedramps need to be lightweight and easy to install. Since bars andgrabs are necessary for balance, they need to be fixed and installedand positioned perfectly, providing stability and security, preventing people inwheelchairs from hurting themselves or experiencing difficulties.Thus, these should be available and mounted everywhere.
Also, disabled need to haverestrooms which are either separated from other ones, or have toiletswhich are built in the wall. There are also some mobile toilets whichare hard to use. So, it is best for these to be made in the samemanner as regular wheelchair-friendly toilets are.
The same goes for easily accessible andused showers and baths, being completely wheelchair-friendly, withenough support and a place to sit during use.