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Merging an aesthetical bathroom design while meeting a user’s clinical needs
14 June 2018
Mobility bathrooms, often for the elderly and less-able, tend to be required as a direct result of a clinical need. Purely rational in requirement the majority of mobility bathrooms can be an eyesore due to a hospital-esk solution being featured in the domestic home. Not an intentional outcome by any means however when functional requirements understandably take president over an aesthetical design there is often a line drawn under what would look good and what will be fit for purpose.Read More
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
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
Bathing disabled children - reduce the risk and increase the fun
20 July 2016
Bathing children can be a troublesome, stress fueled task at the best of times however bathing a child with a disability, physical impairment, mental illness or sensory impairment can increase the trauma, difficulty and unpleasantness for both parent and child tenfold. There are a number of reasons why kids dislike bathing however all these reasons are heightened as a result of them not always being able to process, understand or comprehend what is happening and why.Read More
Caring for an elderly parent – an emotional, complex and financially strained rollercoaster
22 April 2016
The UK population is ageing with current predictions indicate that by 2034 23% of the UK population will be over 65. This, of course is great news, however doesn’t come without obstacles.
With an increasing number of seniors comes an increasing number of seniors in need of care. In fact, the number of people aged 65 and over in need of some form of care and/or support in order to continue to live safely and independently is set to increase to 1.7million over the next 20 years. This is the major obstacle that we must overcome.Read More
Adaptation Furniture for Accessible Storage
21 March 2016
Ample bathroom storage has always been an area of concern for those who are limited with space. Take this one step further the concern increases for those who are limited with mobility as accessible bathroom storage has only just emerged as a revolutionary concept.Read More