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How to design an assisted bathroom, suitable for simultaneous end-user and care giver use.
11 May 2018
In the UK over 6.5 million of us are classified as a care giver. That figure will include professional working carers as well as family carers. Within this article we will focus on both care types from a domiciliary care point of view, usually referred to as home care. The reasons for doing so is that in any instance where domiciliary care is being provided it is anticipated it will cover the concept of assisted bathing as a result of the bathroom being a high risk and/or troublesome area.Read More
Arthritis; the UK’s most common health related condition - a guide to understanding how it can affect bathing and what you can do about it.
9 April 2018
In the UK more than 10 million people each year consult their GP with arthritic related conditions. Although there are a number of treatments available, including weight management, medication, joint replacement, surgery, physical and occupational therapy, arthritis is a long term health condition and, in the majority of causes, can never be cured.
For the most part, living with Arthritis, is about making changes in order to make life easier, make the management of the pain bearable and transforming the constraints into governable and enjoyable freedoms.Read More
UK’s best Spa breaks for the disabled, less abled and physically impaired.
13 March 2018
The term ‘disabled access’ can be misleading and for Spas this imply means that, as a minimum, they must have a low-level bell at the entrance, a disabled WC and a treatment room at ground floor level.
However with the nature of a spa being healing, well-being and relaxation, there is so much more that can be, and is being, done to ensure the ultimate pamper day, regardless of circumstances; you just need to know where to look and what to look out for...Read More
Creating bath bombs – a perfect skin enhancer.
21 December 2017
Adding a bath bomb to your bathing ritual can enhance your bathing experience as well as providing a number of additional health benefits, leaving your skin feeling hydrated and silky smooth.Read More
Offering a collaborative approach to creating a mobility bathroom.
7 December 2017
When it comes to creating a mobility bathroom for a safe and practical bathing experience the project usually starts one of two ways; with an Occupational Therapist or a Specialist Mobility Bathroom Company.
Although either will, in most instances, result in a purpose built accessible bathroom adaptation that caters for the individual wants, needs and requirements of the end user the process in which this will be achieved can differ somewhat.Read More
How to make an oddly shaped bathroom safe.
7 September 2017
An oddly shaped bathroom should not be deemed a hindrance when looking to create a safe and practical adaption. Design is the key and we encourage you to embrace it and not fight the limitations that maybe present.Read More