Revealed – our Accessible Garden makeover!

Revealed – our Accessible Garden makeover!

Regular readers to this blog will know that our bungalow didn't have level garden access and eventually this prevented Mr Wheel Chic Home from getting out into the garden.  We tried a metal temporary ramp, we tried bits of wood but in the end it became clear we needed to bite the bullet and get [...]

Interiors Inspiration: How to find the accessible in the inaccessible – Part 1

Interiors Inspiration: How to find the accessible in the inaccessible – Part 1

That's an odd title isn't it?  How can you find accessible interiors inspiration from inaccessible places? Fact is, I think you can get interiors and accessible design from anywhere and everywhere.  Just because a space isn't technically accessible, it can still give you some ideas for how you might be able to adapt it to [...]

An #InclusiveChic, accessible and stylish Holiday rental in Skye

An #InclusiveChic, accessible and stylish Holiday rental in Skye

Finding the perfect holiday home for your trip can be tricky.  Hours of research, you look at reviews and maps and Google Street View, available dates and price.  Imagine adding in accessibility requirements and the number of properties reduces to only a handful. Of course there are various levels of accessibility requirements and some homes [...]

My Top 5 accessible electric reclining sofas

My Top 5 accessible electric reclining sofas

We are on the hunt again for a sofa.  (The dreaded hunt begins again!)   Our current sofa (see my other post on how to choose a sofa when you have a disability) is a little low.  We knew it at the time and we are slowly getting to the point of needing something new.  So [...]

#InclusiveChic: A look back at 2018

#InclusiveChic: A look back at 2018

Reblogged from The Inclusive Home... Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I launched a hashtag last Autumn, across Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest called #inclusivechic The aim being to start conversations around inclusive and accessible design and disability adaptations, to try to break the perception that being inclusive is a compromise on style. That accessible = institutional. [...]

Travels with a Wheelchair – Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

Travels with a Wheelchair – Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

Travelling around America is usually good from an accessibility perspective due to the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and this is true of the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral Florida. The centre itself is really only accessible by car as it's located in the middle of nowhere.  On arrival at the parking booth ($10 [...]