Disabled bathtubs: characteristics and how to use them

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Imagine to take a bath, and to do it in complete autonomy and protecting your privacy. Combine these two necessities with safety in the bathroom is an important right, especially for all those people suffering from disabilities, and that would like to make all the activities in in complete autonomy, respecting their integrity and privacy.   One of the most important topic is safety:

reduced mobility can cause dangerous domestic accidents.  This is the reason why a valid aid comes from the use of specific bathtubs, for elderly or disabled people, elements that are very important in to considering during the project of the bathroom.  

Bathtubs for disabled are different from traditional models: in a standard bathtub it is necessary to pass a side, with positions really dangerous in some cases, lifting a leg to a height that in some case can be a real difficulty, and to sit on the same level of the feet, very difficult for elderly people or for people with disabilities. This operation is often complicated also for a person who assists a person with disabilities.


Thermomat bathtubs have four advantages: 

  1. The first advantage is a comfortable seat that allows the person to stand up with comfort and in a safety way, in order to avoid the risk of fall or accidents.  
  2. Bathtubs for disabled people Thermomat  are provided with a small door, to facilitate the entrance
  3. Bathtubs for disabled people Thermomat take up less space than a traditional one, and can be installed also in bathroom in which it was not expected, for example if the disability appears later.
  4. Bathtubs for disabled people are made with a frame in galvanized steel, shell in PMMA, with support in polyurethane.  The shell is a single piece, adjustable and removable door, with opening inwards , in order to avoid  accidental water leaks.

    To conclude

    Bathtubs for disabled people guarantee not only am easy access, but they are also ergonomic, with a careful design that makes them safe, for everyone. 

    To guarantee the autonomy of every person is an essential right: for this reason, with the correct accessories, devices and tools, it is possible to start a real design project also for people with disabilities. 


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