Stairlfits, walk in baths and walk in showers are ideal for the elderly to extend their independent years, and the cost and time to install the adaptations may not be as much and as long as you think. Here’s why home adaptations are good for the elderly in Hadlow.
Research has been done to suggest that home adaptations extend the life span of users, which links in to independent living and delaying the need for residential care. We need to stay active when we reach our elder years, and home adaptations do help with keeping us on our feet.
When it comes to stair lifts in particular, many elderly people feel that moving into a bungalow or downsizing is the best option. However, a stair lift can keep your independent living without too much hassle.
If your stairs are curved, don’t worry, there are curved stair lifts that can be fitted as easily as straight stair ones, so don’t be put off by thinking you won’t be able to have one completed.
Easy to install
Home adaptations, such as walk in baths and showers plus stair lifts are reasonably easy to install and they can be linked to existing plumbing and stairs without unnecessary complications. This means work gets completed quickly and at a good price.
There are many different options for walk in baths and showers, and depending on your level of mobility, different adaptations are advised. Walk in baths and showers come with slip proofing flooring so accidents remain avoided giving you and your family peace of mind.
If aches and pains are an issue, hydro powered baths can also be included to really relax and clean the body.