Grab Rails / August 5, 2018 / MillicentChaloux
Making the bathroom for the elderly and disabled is imperative if they are being cared for at home. The tub and shower area need to be especially safe in order to make it usable for the patient. In such cases safety bars and grab bars need to be added. These are ideal for people who can still get by on their own but need additional safety features to make their experience in the bathroom trauma free. Grab bars are generally needed in the tub or shower area so that the patient is comfortable tending to his/her own bathing. They are also needed in the toilet area as that is a spot where extra support is needed. Grab bars are just what their name implies: bars that can be grabbed when the user feels he needs extra support for balancing lifting himself up or for stepping into and out of the bathing area. Bars may be permanently installed or of the clamp-on removable variety. If these are not available the patient will tend to hold on to towel rails tissue holders or any other attachment that is handy.
With so little safety in the world it can be a daunting task to do anything even something as simple as getting in and out of your bathtub. Who wants to slip and fall? You dont have to because there are things called grab bars. Grab bars are exactly what they sound like and attach to your shower or anywhere in your bathroom that you might need some help getting up. They come in a variety of colors and a plethora of styles so that you can find something to fit your needs. Grab bars can come in many sizes. From twelve inches to as long as three to six feet these things are so handy when you are trying to get out of the bathtub. If you dont need them in your tub mounting them to the wall next to the toilet or sink can help you rise from anywhere in the restroom.
If you are able to get something nice that will add value to your home why not pick one up and try it? Grab bars are simple to find. You can pick them up in a number of styles at your local hardware or home improvement store. You may also order them online as well. Holding dead weight up to two hundred and fifty pounds one or two should be all that you need to accent your home and provide independence where assistance would otherwise be needed. These priceless items will add the safety of stability and the beauty of your decorating tastes to your home or bathroom and will not cost you an arm and a leg. We are a home safety modification company run by a therapist team. Our team has installed thousands of wheel chair ramps nj and renovated hundreds of bathrooms to meet the unique needs of our handicap clients. We also installed Electric stair lifts to give the user back their independence and freedom.