Self-determined living: careunities creates flat sharing for people with physical disabilities

We asked ... Max Prigge, Sales and Communication, careunities

01/24/2019

Photo: Andreas Hettwer (left) and Max Prigge; Copyright: Carina Hettwer

It began in early 2018 with a discussion about the lack of perspectives for self-determined living for people with physical disabilities. Andreas Hettwer studied civil engineering and then developed the idea of careunities. Since November 2018, Max Prigge (right) has also been part of the team.

Photo: Personal assistant helps a woman in a wheelchair apply lipstick; Copyright: Andi Weiland | Gesellschaftsbilder.de

Self-determined living is important for most people with physical disabilities. The use of personal assistance can contribute to this as can living in accessible shared flats.

Photo: Nadine Lormis; Copyright: private