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Avoid Care Home Fees With A Bathroom Adaptation

With declining mobility there comes a point where a person has to consider giving up their independence and moving into a care home. In some cases this will be the most appropriate solution. In other situations, some individual’s will still be able to undertake many day to day tasks independently and just struggle with other

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How To Improve The Bathing Experience For Someone With Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition marked by tremor, muscular rigidity and slow imprecise movement. It causes problems in the brain and gets worse over time. Understandably this leads to normal day-to-day tasks becoming difficult, including use of the bathroom which can become problematic. Whilst small and simple adaptations may resolve some difficulties, due

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Walk Your Way To Health

Walking can be one of the best forms of exercise for later life with many health benefits associated with it including; weight loss, keeping the heart healthy, reducing the risk of cancer, keeping bones and muscles strong, reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes and improving general well-being and mood. Getting started in walking is

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Another Job Well Done!

A recent job installing a walk-in bath for a customer, resulted in an extremely nice thank you letter from the daughter of one of our customers. “Whilst writing I would like to thank everyone involved in the sale, co-ordination and fitting of my Mum’s new bath, you were all great and have made an elderly

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Designing A Bathroom For A Person With Dementia

Dementia affects more than 800,000 people in the UK with numbers rising every year as the population gets older. People who have dementia can find their appreciation of danger decreases, making routine tasks hazardous. Bathing is one such task that presents many dangers, such as obstacles in the bathroom, slip hazards and scalding hot water.

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Bath Lift Or Walk In Bath – Which Option Is Best For You?

Bath lifts are often a popular choice for people who find a bath difficult to use. They are inexpensive and simple compared to installing a new bathroom designed around an end user’s requirements. However, they are often not suitable for everyone. The main advantage is that they provide assistance with getting up and down in

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Considerations For Your Accessible Bathroom

Choosing and installing a new accessible bathroom is a considerable investment, and is one that needs careful thought and planning to make sure it meets the needs of all users. To help you through the process here are a few things you should consider about a mobility bathroom: 1. The end user’s requirements All mobility

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Choosing A Walk In Bath For The Disabled Or Elderly

Anyone who now finds standard baths awkward to use are running the risk of finding themselves unable to get out of a bath, a very unpleasant and distressing experience for anyone who has been through it. Slips, falls and the injuries that arise can be debilitating and life changing if serious.  A walk-in bath is the ideal

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How Do Walk In Baths Work?

A walk-in bath is, in some respects, as familiar as a standard bath, but will always raise questions when people consider having one fitted. Here are our answers to some of the questions about walk-in baths we hear every day: 1) How high is the step into the walk-in bath? About 8-9 inches (200-230mm) high.

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