In every home, the bathroom is an important room that is unavoidably used every day. If you are an aging senior or you have limited mobility, there is a great chance that you want to be able to access your bathroom anytime you need to with little to no external assistance.
To do this, you need to change your traditional bathroom into a fully accessible bathroom. This way, you can eliminate your traditional bathroom’s slippery floors and high thresholds, which present a challenge for people with mobility limitations.
However, you don’t have to worry because there are many options for making your bathing area more accessible and enjoying independent bathing without risks. In this article, we’ll be talking about some cost-effective solutions for improving your bathroom’s accessibility.
The joy of showering independently for your elderly loved one or your relative with limited mobility cannot be overlooked. However, it can be risky and difficult if you don’t have an accessible walk-in shower. Depending on your requirements, a walk-in shower with no or low barrier threshold makes it easier for your loved one to enjoy independent showers easily.
Your walk-in shower should have a fully integrated curb and drain and maybe a barrier-free shower pan with superior leak protection. This is just like our Luxury Bath of Raleigh low-barrier threshold shower with sliding door options.
For loved ones with wheelchairs or limited mobility, a curb-less roll-in or barrier-free shower is one of the best ways to enjoy safe and independent showers. If you are getting a no-barrier shower, you want one that is constructed in a single piece with a seamless and fully integrated curb and drain.
To improve access to your shower area, you can use shower curtain rods instead of doors. The shower curtain rods come in different finish options allowing you to enjoy a stylish bathroom with a comfortable and safe independent bath. Some other features you may want in your no barrier showers include:
- Slip-Resistant Floors
- Grab Bars
- Hand-held Showers with Shut-off Valves
- An Excellent Shower Pan or Base
- And More!
Grab Bars & Shower Seats
A great way to improve the safety and accessibility of your bathroom for your aged loved ones or those with reduced mobility is with safety grab bars and built-in seats. Safety grab bars can be incredibly useful in bathrooms or shower stalls so your loved ones can easily move around and avoid slips and falls with or without assistance.
In a standard shower, you usually have to stand, bend and balance for some time to completely wash your body, which may be difficult for your loved ones with reduced mobility. That’s why you need a bathtub or shower seats that make bathing independently much safer and easier.
The pleasure of taking a good soak with a top-quality bathtub cannot be underestimated. However, your loved ones with mobility problems may find using standard high-sided bathtubs difficult. That’s why you need a premium walk-in bathtub that can offer you all the advantages of a regular tub and more while providing easy accessibility and safety.
A premium walk-in bathtub, like the tubs from Luxury Bath of Raleigh, has a low-entry and a leak-proof side door as well as custom safety features like a built-in seat, grab rails, and even massaging whirlpool jets. This way, you or your loved ones can enjoy relaxing and therapeutic baths independently without taking any risks.
Get Accessibility Without Sacrificing Style
Even though you want to improve the accessibility of your bathroom, you don’t have to sacrifice its style and appearance. Usually, tubs, shower walls, and walk-in shower bases come in various colors and patterns, and you can choose the one that suits your tastes and preferences. The custom accessories can also be customized with different finish options such as polished chrome, matte black, oil rubbed bronze, etc.
Grab a Free Quote Today for Your Bathroom Remodeling
Regardless of what type of accessible bathroom layout you want, Luxury Bath of Raleigh can provide it. All our state-of-the-art bathroom products and accessories are designed to improve accessibility, comfort, performance, and safe, independent bathing for your seniors or loved ones with limited mobility. Call today or fill out our online form to get a free quote for your accessible bathroom remodeling.
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