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Why Do Mobility Bathroom Firms Never Advertise Their Price?

Many people frequently ask why mobility bathing firms do not advertise their prices or provide a price list with their brochure. After all, everyone is keen to know how much it is going to cost. In answer, mobility bathing firms will respond that they need to come out and visit your home, look at the

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We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday

The summer holidays are a great time for grandparents to catch up with their grandchildren and children alike. These family gatherings provide opportune moments for sharing news, but sometimes the news is not all good. Grandparents with declining mobility may have suffered slips or falls around the home, with the bathroom often being the main

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Has Your Mobility Reduced Following A Spell In Hospital?

We’re often approached by people, or the relatives of people, who are in hospital or have just left and returned home. The reason for their contact is that the individual who received an operation, or treatment for an unexpected injury or an ongoing medical condition, may have been left with impaired mobility which, regrettably, is

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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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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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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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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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The best of both worlds with a walk in shower bath

Walk-in shower baths are also known as p-shape baths or p-shape shower baths. As suggested, they are in the shape of a letter “p” with a larger area in the loop of the p which can be used for showering. Of course, the rest of the bath can be used as a regular bath, giving

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