Saturday, January 12, 2019

Perfect Bathroom Ideas For Those Living With A Disability ♥

*This is a collaborative post, however, as always, all thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are 100% my own.

I'm really getting into my interiors again (as my mother would put it I have a 'dream drawer' full of ideas!) and I just love finding inspirational ideas for different rooms of the house and for people with different needs too.

I thought I'd share a few perfect bathroom ideas I've stumbled across recently and all of these ideas are ideal for those who are living with a disability. I know there are a few readers of mine who either have a disability or have a disabled child, so hopefully these ideas may give you some information for your own home.

One fab bathroom feature that I've recently found are walk-in showers, and believe me when I say that I'd love one of these for my own home. I can't tell you how many times I've almost fallen over getting in and out of my own shower - both due to my own clumsiness and having a big bump when I was pregnant, so one of these would have been ideal.

Walk-in showers are ideal as it means there are no trip hazards. If you have more space available a wet-room is another great bathroom idea for disabled people, especially those who have to use a wheelchair, and is perfect if the person who will be using it can't get upstairs to use the original bathroom in the house.

Mobility Plus have a great range of walk-in showers available and they all look super stylish too, which is a big positive as not only are their showers ideal for those with a disability, etc, but they're stylish and fit well into the home too.

If you're someone who prefers a long soak, there are also walk-in baths available. I think these walk-in baths are also great for those with a disability who have young children as the child, once they reach toddler age, would be able to walk in and out of the bath themselves and believe me, I have a heavy almost three year old who I lift in and out of the bath on a daily basis so I know how much of a task it can be, especially if you have a sore back!

Lowered sinks and toilets are also perfect for bathrooms for people who have a disability. The lowered height makes it easier for those in a wheelchair to wash their hands, etc. and also for carers to help them onto the toilet or for themselves to get onto the toilet. Hand rails can also be installed for ease of access and use of the toilet and bath.

Before researching these bathroom ideas I was under the wrongful impression that bathrooms for use by a disabled person weren't that aesthetically pleasing, that their function overrode their style, but looking at the pictures above, you can clearly see that the features and fittings are all modern and stylish.

In fact, if I had a bathroom like the ones pictured above then I'd be delighted with the look of the space.

For more home decor inspiration check out my home decor section, full of beautiful home decor ideas, tips and DIY.
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