Adapted bathroom

Adapted bathroom – suitable for a wheelchair user

User at washbasin
User at washbasin

Description
The spacious bathroom has a washbasin (Photo 1), shower stall (Photo 2) and toilet. The toilet is low so that the shower chair fits over it.
A wooden ramp covers the gap between the level of the bathroom and the hall (Photo 3).

Users comments
When the user became injured the family was in the process of building an addition to the house. The bathroom had not yet been built and could therefore be adapted to the user’s needs. Heating coils were installed later, because of this there is a slight difference between the level of the hall and the bathroom.

Paid for by
Municipality

Editors comments
For accessible bathrooms, se also www.bano.co.uk (last checked April 2017).

This tip is from 2007

Shower stall
Shower stall
Threshold ramp
Threshold ramp

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Tipsare: Suzanne

Suzanne lives together with her husband and children in a house. She is working part time. She was injured in 1991 and has a complete tetraplgia C6. She has personal assistance.