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A New Accessible Shower From A Which? Trusted Trader

Mr C was beginning to find his bath a little difficult to use and wanted to replace it with a shower that would be easier to access. So, he decided to look for a suitable firm on Which Trusted Traders. How to find a reputable accessible bathroom fitter Which? Trusted…


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A Wet Room Style Shower

Mrs U was a previous customer having used our services about four years ago to have a walk-in bath fitted. She recently got back in touch with Absolute Mobility for help with her shower cubicle which had a very high step. Having had the opportunity to use someone else’s wet…


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A Walk-In Bath With Power Seat Was The Ideal Choice

Mr and Mrs G moved to a new property that had a shower. Although they got along with the shower they decided they really missed a bath and set about looking into an easy access bath which could be used with their level of mobility. Both had used a standard…


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An Easy Access Showering Solution

A recent client took the decision to move to a bungalow as he required a ground floor bathroom that could be converted for use by his disabled son. His son used a walking frame and sticks and needed a bathroom he would find easy to access and use. Taking a…


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New Easy Access Shower Makes Bathing Easier Following Back Operation

Mr and Mrs B were both experiencing declining mobility. After one of them had a back operation, they decided to make their bathroom easier to use by replacing their bath tub with an easy to access shower. They contacted Absolute Mobility for a quote and decided to go ahead with…


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Converting To An Easy To Access Wet Room

During a stay in hospital, Mrs J had opportunity to use an accessible wet room and found it to be a big improvement on the shower room she had at home. The level floor gave easy access and the wide open space provided an obstruction free shower area. On her…


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Replacing A Bath With An Easy Access Shower

Mr Y approached us looking for an easy access shower. He was finding his bath had become very difficult to use, a situation that had crept up slowly, and now just wanted to replace the tub with a shower that would be easier to use. New bathroom or new shower?…


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An Accessible Bathroom To Help With Arthritis

One of our recent customer's arthritis had worsened to the point that he was struggling with the bathroom. His son had learnt of his difficulty and was keen for him to change the bathroom to an easy access solution, so he put him in touch with us and some other…


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Future Proof Your Bathroom

Even at the best of times, the bathroom can be a hazardous place, accounting for a large number of accidents in the home. It does not help matters if you are getting unsteady on your feet. Increasingly a number of older people, who are in good health, are preparing for…


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Choosing An Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapists (OT's) are popularly associated with the advice they can offer to employees and employers on setting up desks, chairs and workstations to ensure people do not develop repetitive strain conditions. However, their scope of expertise is much wider than this. They also assist people who are disabled, recovering…


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How To Create A Safer Showering Area

A typical standard shower can present hazards to people with reduced mobility. Getting into and out of the shower can sometimes be awkward as most showers have a step height of around 10 inches that can be difficult to step over, which can result in trips and falls.  Cubicles are…


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A Mobility Friendly Bathroom

Mr D has issues with his spine that affect his daily mobility, making performing tasks in the bathroom difficult. He had a large bathroom with a shower and bath in it, but they were unsuitable for his level of mobility. Absolute Mobility were approached to help make improvements that would…


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A New Easy To Access Shower

We were approached by Mr P's daughter for help with making improvements to his home that would allow him to retain his independence, and remain living in his home rather than a care home. Whilst he wished to avoid the move to a care home, he was aware it may…


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An Easy To Access Shower To Replace An Impractical Bath

After we completed a new bathroom for one of our customers, her friend, Mrs T, paid her a visit and took a look. She was very impressed and decided she would like something similar as her arthritis now made stepping into the bath quite difficult. Her deteriorating eye sight also…


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An Arthritis Friendly Bathroom

One of our recent jobs was for Ms T who has arthritis in her shoulders and elbows. She was enjoying her retirement by refurbishing her home room by room and now turned her attention to the bathroom. Due to her reduced mobility her bathroom was becoming difficult to use and…


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An Accessible Bathroom To Cope With The Needs Of Motor Neurone Disease

Following a diagnosis of motor neurone disease (MND) Mr B began looking into adapting his home to make it more suitable for him to use. He already had a through the floor lift on order when he contacted us about his bathroom. Although in the early stages of his diagnosis,…


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Absolute Mobility At The Care Roadshow London On 13th November

This year Absolute Mobility will be attending the Care Roadshow at Epsom Downs Racecourse, London, on 13th November. We're at Stand 18, where our reps will be available to help you find out more about our bathroom fitting service for your Care Home. We can refurbish your existing bathrooms as…


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Absolute Mobility At The Care Roadshow Cardiff On 23rd October 2018

This year Absolute Mobility will be attending the Care Roadshow in Cardiff on 23rd October. We're at Stand 8, where you can meet our reps and find out more about our bathroom fitting service for care homes. This usually involves either refurbishing existing bathrooms or creating new fully functional easy…


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How Exercise Brings A Better Quality Of Life

As we're often told by doctors and medical professionals, the better care we take of ourselves through eating healthily and doing regular exercise the better quality of life we can expect as we age. However, it seems that many of us find it difficult to follow this sound advice. According…


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How To Minimise The Risk Of Falls In The Home

With advances in healthcare, improved living standards and a general trend towards eating better and exercising more, many of the population are now enjoying a much longer and healthier life. Evidence of this is seen with many people now living into their 80s and 90s. However, this longer life isn't…


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Overcoming Mobility Problems Associated With Using The Bathtub

Anyone suffering from reduced mobility, whether temporary or permanent, can find the normally simple task of having a bath quite difficult. Here we look at some of the specific problems that can be experienced, alongside a range of solutions that will make using the bathtub safe and easy. The problems…


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When Is It A Good Idea To Fit An Assisted Toilet System

Using the toilet safely and comfortably is one of those things we take for granted, until reduced mobility makes it difficult to do so.  Changes in the body's ability to balance, co-ordinate hand and arm function or a weakening of muscles and joints can all impede the ability to continue…


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Should I Choose A Walk in Bath, Shower Or Wet Room?

When it comes to upgrading the bathroom to provide assistance when mobility is starting to decline, we're often asked which is the best solution between a walk-in bath, an easy access shower or a wet room? There is no one answer, as each comes with its own advantages, and disadvantages,…


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Is A Toilet Riser Any Good?

As we all get a little older, it's not uncommon for everyday actions to become a bit more difficult to do. We might notice that getting in and out of chairs takes more effort, or that going up and down the stairs takes more time and can leave us feeling…


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Which Bath Lift Is Right For Me?

All types of bath lift provide assistance getting up and down in the bath and can be easily fitted to an existing bath tub without any major bathroom changes. A simple bath lift can be lifted into the bath tub and secured with suction cups to the bottom of the…


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Walk in Bath FAQ’s

In our FAQ blog we answer some of the questions we're commonly asked about walk-in baths. What is a walk-in bath? People with reduced mobility, either through disability or ageing, find using a bath tub difficult and hazardous. A walk-in bath is designed to make using a bath easier. These…


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Benefits Of Hydrotherapy For The Elderly

In this blog we take a look at hydrotherapy, a treatment commonly used by medical professionals to treat conditions such as arthritis and rheumatism, and provide an idea of how you can introduce it's benefits into your home. What is hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is the use of warm water to treat…


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Finding Funding For Accessible Bathroom Adaptations

Adapting a home to make it easier for someone with mobility problems to live in can be an expensive task. Many adaptations have to be tailored to suit the specific mobility needs of the people living in the home and using its facilities. This can make the cost quite high.…


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