For people with disabilities, the bathroom is an area fraught with wet and slick surfaces where safety should be a major concern. Certain supplies can help to ease these concerns, making the process of using the toilet easier and preventing slips in the shower.
People can use a grab bar to help themselves stand up and to steady themselves as they sit down. It's one of the most basic and helpful kinds of supplies, it's affordable and you can install it easily.
A raised toilet seat can reduce the amount of movement required of to sit down and stand up. For people who have trouble getting to the bathroom, you can purchase a portable toilet or commode and place it next to the bed.
The shower can pose another major area of concern for persons with disabilities. You can make some design changes or add equipment to your shower to minimize accidents. By adding a shower seat or shower wheelchair, a person to sit down while showering. You can install grab bars near the shower or in the stall to help with accessibility. You should remove shower curbs to make sure that the shower is accessible because they can be difficult to step over and don't let you bring a specialized wheelchair into the shower. Creating a wider shower with accessible taps can be helpful, allowing a person to turn the water on and off without having to reach. A wider shower can make it easier for people to enter and provide room for a shower bench or a shower wheelchair. The extra room also accommodates someone to help a disabled person with showering.