Handicap showers and handicap bathtubs are an important part of life for many people with a disability.
Many people only have limited mobility and can walk from place to place within their home without assistance, but trying to get into and bathe in a regular bathtub or shower unit is a difficult task.
For this reason, manufactures have developed a plethora of different bathing aids such as handicap showers, handicapped bathtubs, shower grab bars, disabled bath chairs, shower seats for elderly folks, and other handicapped equipment to make life easier for those with a disability.
Most people have a desire for independence and prefer not to need help with any sort of personal hygiene care. If one has specialized equipment to help them in this area it makes life much more enjoyable.
The cost of upgrading regular shower or baths into handicapped shower stalls really depends on the situation.
In some homes and apartments installing handicapped showers is next to impossible due to space constraints. For this reason, many people find that having a disabled bathtub chair is the next best option.
If you have enough space to install one, a wheelchair accessible bathtub is a great option.
These handicap bathtubs are a godsend for those who have extremely limited mobility and are under doctor’s orders to soak their aching bodies in a warm bath. Many folks find that soaking in an epson salt bath really helps to make them feel better in many ways.
The cost of these handicap tubs is quite a bit higher than any other sort of bathing apparatus for those with a disability, but for those who can afford it, it is the number one choice.
Whatever your disability, whether it is permanent or not, you are sure to find the right disabled bath equipment to meet your needs if you spend enough time searching the internet and looking at all of the available options.
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