Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Showers of Instagram!

Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Showers of Instagram!

It's been a while since we've looked at some homes for inspiration, so today I want to look at some of my favourite showers, shower rooms, bathrooms and wet rooms of instagram. I'm always looking for interiors inspiration wherever I go, and I can always seem to see something that can work for someone with [...]

Accessible Living on The Great Indoors Podcast

Accessible Living on The Great Indoors Podcast

If you're an interiors buff like me you're no doubt already a fan of The Great Indoors Podcast - the top UK Interiors Podcast presented by Interiors Expert and TV Designer Sophie Robinson, and the UK's number 1 Interiors Blogger and Writer, Kate Watson-Smyth. Kate and Sophie have presented the podcast for a couple of [...]

How to design a wheelchair accessible home Part 1

How to design a wheelchair accessible home Part 1

If you're a wheelchair user you will be well aware of the design challenges as you go about your daily business - lack of dropped kerbs in a city, restaurants you can't access, lack of accessible toilets, shop aisles being too narrow and counters being too high. When hunting for a home there's likely to [...]

My Top Pieces of Smart Technology for the Accessible Home – Part 2

My Top Pieces of Smart Technology for the Accessible Home – Part 2

Well, it was inevitable right, there's so much great technology out there to help with our accessible and adapted home, I could probably write four or five posts on the subject, but for now I shall put together a Part 2, following up on my first post about Smart Tech for the home. I had [...]

My Top 5 Pieces of Smart Technology for the Accessible Home – Part 1

My Top 5 Pieces of Smart Technology for the Accessible Home – Part 1

On Instagram I follow a lot of people who have disabilities in the home and I'm always amazed at the ingenious ways that they find to use technology to help around the house and to help with some of the chores that might be difficult for them. I want to share a few of my [...]

Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Kitchens of Instagram!

Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Kitchens of Instagram!

In my occasional series about finding accessible inspiration in the seemingly inaccessible, I wanted to share today some of my favourite kitchens and utility rooms on Instagram and how they have some features and ideas that we can steal if we're planning an accessible space. There will be elements of the kitchens I'm going to [...]

How to deal with a deteriorating medical condition and keep a fabulous home

How to deal with a deteriorating medical condition and keep a fabulous home

As you might know from earlier posts, my husband, Mr Wheel Chic Home (aka Mr Wobblelegs) has Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. This year is the 10th anniversary of our wedding, and not long after, the 10th anniversary of his MS diagnosis. It's been three years since I started the blog so I thought I'd share [...]

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 [...]