accessible bathrooms

HOW A TOILET IS HELPING THE FIGHT AGAINST MS

Helping the fight against MS

One man’s fight against the degeneration caused from Multiple Sclerosis is taking place in….the bathroom.

Ian Westgate (64), from Eastbourne, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis more than 30 years ago, but has always fought against the illness’ impact, to the extent he is a leading campaigner for accessibility in the area, and chair of Eastbourne Access Group.

As his condition has deteriorated, requiring greater input from his wife Clare, he has “succumbed” and purchased a Closomat Palma Vita shower (wash & dry) toilet.

4 ways to create an easy access bathroom

easy access bathroom

Every little opportunity to gain back a little bit of independence can make the biggest difference to someone disabled. To avoid any disruption to a daily routine that can come with mobility issues, it is important to simplify and tailor your living space to your needs. Bespoke Interiors Newcastle has put together 4 tips to help you achieve just that without compromising style and design over function. 

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How to Make Your Bathroom Suitable for All Guests

How to Make Your Bathroom Suitable for All Guests

If you have a friend or relative who stays at your home fairly regularly, and is elderly, young, or less mobile, then you’ll probably want to make sure that your bathroom is suitable for both you and them. After all, having an accessible bathroom for everyone means that you can accommodate all guests.

Here, bathroom solution specialists More Ability discuss the ways in which you can ensure your bathroom is safe for all guests. What you may find surprising, is that it’s just small details and changes that need to be made, in order to transform your bathroom into a place that’s both accessible and stylish. 

4 ways to create an easy access bathroom

 easy access bathroom

As we get a little older, it certainly pays to think about how our bathrooms may need to adapt to changes in circumstance. For those of us reaching retirement age, it is worth seeking out some good independent bathroom ideas, to help you maintain your independence.

Whilst most of us carry on leading happy and healthy lives, your mobility may become restricted simply due to old age or some form of disability. This can mean disruption to your everyday routine, with things like getting in and out of the bath becoming more difficult.