Saturday, November 14, 2009

Elderly and Disabled BathTubs

Handicap walkin bath tubs allow the people you love, to care and bathe themselves independently and keep their dignity. A safety tub is designed for easy access to those who can't easily get into a regular bathtub.

People who have physical challenges, are limited with mobility or are elderly. These tubs also help the caregivers who offer their assistance to the handicapped or elderly that must help them into a regular tub.

You can install this type of a tub conveniently in any location of your home. There is a non-slip surface on the floor and seat to prevent injuries. This type of system is very tough, and an easy to care for fiberglass unit, where the handicap shower seats and back is molded for maximum support.

The sides are designed to provide comfortable arm support and help promote balance while sitting in the tub. There is a hand held shower included with the tub which provides easier access for handicapped people to take care of their needs.

You can set an adjustable scald guard to a maximum temperature setting to prevent people from being burned. You can fill the water level as high as chest level if it is desired, and will pass through any 30 inch door opening.

There is whirlpool action that helps people with circulatory problems. These problems can be arthritis and sore muscles, as well as many other ailments. This is a therapeutic way to help painful muscles on the elderly patients.

A handicap tub is a wonderful way to show people you care about their needs. If you have a family member who has a hard time getting in and out of the tub, this may be the right direction. This type of tub is designed to maintain self-esteem in the elderly.

By owning one of these tubs in your home or facility, you are making life easier on yourself as well. You won't have to strain your back helping limited people get into a regular tub and this means you will be able to give better care.

The whirlpool action can help relieve those painful moments when joints and muscles are aching. Circulatory problems are often helped through the use of whirlpool action, and can be alleviated through the use of this tub.

Elderly and handicapped people will feel more secure about themselves and the tub they are relaxing in. This type of tub keeps safety in mind and can be an added asset to anyone who can still take care for their physical body on their own.

If a handicap bathtub is not what you are looking for, there are roll in showers that allow access for wheelchairs and offer a similarly safe and comfortable bathroom experience.

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