Since disability is not inability, challenged people in the community are equally important and need to be provided for their special requirements. You don’t have to struggle if you are physically challenged or you have a person who needs assisted bathing. Disabled shower cubicles are available with a variety of accessories which have been well designed to help them when bathing.
In the market today, a wide variety of these enclosure products can be found. Some of them are designed to be used at homes while others are for hospitals or institutions, you will find they are all made differently to meet specific needs for those with disabilities. When buying disabled shower cubicles, it is a good idea that you shop from a vendor who sells a wide variety whereby you can choose from many choices and get specifically what you want. Also look for those who sell at good bargain and offer warranty on products bought and if possible, they should offer after sale services like assembling and installation of the enclosure. Look for products that meet your your specific needs. Consider factors like size. A good cubicle should be flexible, easy to assemble, install and use. Look for one that has all the necessary features that you are looking for.
Some disabled shower cubicles are four sided with a full compartment while others are double sided half enclosures. You can choose one depending on your preference. Select one that has a good package of variety of accessories. This will help you get a cubicle that will meet all your needs. Quality and durability are also key factors to look at. Buy one that will offer you a long life service. Look at the materials used to make it and then decide on which to select. Depending on your disability, you can buy one that offers a toilet facility to make it easy for you when you want to access the lavatory. One that can fit in any room is also a good solution since it can be easily fitted in whichever area.
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Ceilings and floors are also a factor to bear in mind. Disabled shower cubicles that are roofed are better since they retain steam and have points where you can fix a light fan for lighting the bathing stall. For portability, it is advisable you buy one that is not tiled to make it flexible and can be used in any room. Consider the cubicle drainage system for hygienic purposes. Buy one that has an easy to drain system. Shower curtain poles and rails should be well fixed within your reach. It should have a comfortable shower seat that is adjustable, flexible to use and the one that can move around with a strong fitted hand rail for extra support.
In order to support yourself during bathing sessions, look for a disabled shower cubicle that has strong grab rails. They should be well fixed and within your reach. It should also have a low level shower tray to make it easy for you to get in and out with ease. The shower door should be easy to open and close. The shower should also be fixed in a point within your reach.