Universal Design: 4 User Friendly Bathroom Products
|1. Assistive Devices – Shower and Bathtub Grab Bars
HealthCraft Products, Inc. The Invisia™ Collection: Safety Enhanced Bathroom Accessories (shown on left) and Kohler’s Belay Tile-in Handrail for bathtubs and/or showers(shown on right) are two new entries into the bath safety product categories that dispel the myth that safety and assistive bathroom devices need to be ugly.
|2. Shower Seat and Tub Benches WingIts‘ Teak Bath Tub Seat and the SerenaSeat The Invisia Collection from HealthCraft Products provide safe, secure and durable support in the shower or tub – with folding capability for easy storage. The Wingits Teak Bath Tub Seat is also ideal for transferring in and out of the bathtub safely.|
|3. ADA compliant and remote or touch faucets
Toto brings innovation to the bathroom design market with its Wi-Touch remote faucet control that can be made to work with existing plumbing fixtures – a great option for those considering retro-fitting there bath to be more user friendly. Gerber Plumbing Fixtures LLC recently launched the Riverdale™ Faucet Collection a line of ADA complaint, low-flow, water conserving faucets and fittings.
|4. Hand Shower with Ease of Operation
The ergonomically shaped, and water conserving GROHE Euphoria hand shower (shown on left) can be operated by the touch of a small lever that gives the user control of water flow and spray options. Another useful and safety feature of the GROHE Euphoria hand shower is the Cool-touch® technology which that the hand shower handle is never too hot to touch. Alson’s Corp. has an innovative hand shower, ActivTouch, which is touch activated and features three-button controls to customize the showering experience with just the touch of button. The ActivTouch also features a pause button (on both the front and back of the device) that allows the user to temporarily stop water delivery.
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