Accessible bathrooms: fostering and maintaining greater autonomy and independence


Photo: a toilet in white in front of black tiles. To the right and left of it are grab bars; Copyright: PantherMedia/bitpics

An accessible toilet helps to remain independent and self-determined for a long time.

Photo: a shower with partition and high shower tray. Yellow-orange tiles with isolated flowers on the wall; Copyright: Simone Ernst

This bathroom and shower design was popular in the 1980s. Back then, accessibility was not a top priority. Unfortunately, it’s a common sight in older bathrooms.

Accessibility needs more space

Smart Bath – A bathroom that knows what you need

Foto: Simone Ernst; Copyright: B. Fromann

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