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Wheelchair Access

Facts about our partially wheelchair accessible homes

Exterior

  • There is one, concrete ramp in front of the home leading from the driveway to the front door. There are no handrails.
  • The doors are all 36" wide.
  • The door leading from the garage into the home does not have a ramp. There is a 34" threshold at the entry.
  • The door leading from the home to the back door does not have a ramp. There is a 112" threshold at the entry.
  • The garage light switches and outlets are standard height.
  • Check the height of your vehicle to ensure it will fit in the garage. Sizes of garages may vary.
  • Rising View is not responsible to supply/add additional ramps.

Interior

  • The doors are all 36" wide.
  • The door handles are knobs, not levers (resident can request levers).
  • The carpet is low pile, commercial grade carpet, with a 14" padding underneath.
  • The light switches and outlets are wheelchair accessible.
  • There are standard fire detectors and CO2 detectors in each home (resident can request strobe light fire detectors).

Kitchen

  • The kitchen countertops are 37" high.
  • The kitchen sink/faucets are not wheelchair accessible.
  • The stove knobs are in the back and not in the front therefore not wheelchair accessible.
  • The microwave is not wheelchair accessible.

Guest Bathroom

  • The bathroom shower is a walk-in shower (transfer shower) and not a roll-in shower. See below for dimensions. There is one grab bar and one fold up seat in the shower. Sizes of shower may vary.
  • The medicine cabinet is lowered.
  • The toilet is higher than a standard toilet.
  • There are permanent grab bars around the toilet.
  • There is a vanity under the bathroom sink. It is not wheelchair accessible.

Master Bathroom

  • The master bathroom is not wheelchair accessible.
  • The tub/shower combo is not a walk-in (transfer shower) or roll-in shower. Sizes of the showers may vary.

Bedrooms

  • The closet rods are standard height.