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Safety Modifications for The Bathroom

Posted by [email protected] on May 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Bathroom Safety Modifications

We've all heard that the majority of falls and accidents happen within the confines of the bathroom. These mishaps occur more often to the frail, unstable, elderly population.  A fall or other occurence could stem from a recent illness or surgery, or a life altering disease. This sickness or disease could cause unstable balance or blurred vision. With that being said, take into consideration  how the odds for an elderly person increase for having an accidental slip or fall, in the bathroom area.

5 Perfect Tips For Making The Bathroom Safe

1. Make sure adequete lighting is available going to and from the bathroom.

2.Remove all rugs that are not secured permantely to the floor, to avoid slips and falls.

3. Make sure all hot and cold temperature handles are marked clearly. Especially with the hot water, to avoid getting scalded.

4.Remove all shower doors to a have a clear entry to the shower/tub area. A simple plastic curtain can be used in place of the shower doors.

5. Use a shower stool/chair to avoid falling while in the shower/tub.

Other bath safety items to consider when trying to make the bathroom a safer place.

Grab bars

Transfer Bench

Toilet Seat Riser

Toilet Safety Rails

Permanent Grab Bars

Tub Safety Grab Bar

Handheld Shower Sprayer

Bedside Commode

Transfer Boards

Non-Slip Bath Mats

In conclusion, making the bathroom a safer place will allow elderly individuals to live a much more carefree life at home. These bathroom safety items will give a piece of mind feeling to their loved ones just knowing that all measures have been taken to secure a safe place within the bathroom. Avoiding the pitfalls that occur in every bathroom can prolong an elderly person's life and enable the freedom of living at home throughout their senoir years.

Shop now for all your bathroom safety needs!

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Reply Jamosgueli
2:16 PM on June 20, 2021 
Thanks a lot, Great stuff!
Reply Jamosgueli
3:56 AM on June 21, 2021 
You explained it wonderfully!
Reply Jamosgueli
10:41 AM on July 10, 2021 
Whoa all kinds of great facts!
Reply Jamosgueli
1:41 AM on July 11, 2021 
Cheers! Awesome stuff.
Reply Jamosgueli
8:28 AM on July 13, 2021