Tubs for the disabled and the elderly

Bathtubs with door for disabled and elderly people

Bathtubs with doors are designed for the elderly with mobility difficulties and for the disabled.

They allow you to carry out personal hygiene in total safety, allowing maximum autonomy and ease of use.

Bathtubs with showers and accessories for assisted bathing

As we age some movements become difficult and the functions related to its own personal hygiene become a source of stress and psychological discomfort. However, the moment of personal hygiene must be performed on a daily basis, but getting in and out of the bath or shower can become difficult and risky. It is therefore necessary to equip the bathroom with aids such as the bathtub with door, i grab barsi raised sanitary wareetc..

The bathroom aids are of great help, both for the user with mobility difficulties and for the caregivers who assist, such as family members or carers.

Sanitary aids ensure safety and convenience
By transforming the bathroom in a suitable way, the daily moment of personal hygiene will once again be a pleasant appointment, which you don’t want to give up.

A proper personal hygiene it is of fundamental importance in keeping healthy, reducing the risk of contracting diseases due to viruses and bacteria and keeping the body in a state of well-being.

Assisted bathing aids must have very specific characteristics to guarantee safety and ease of use, for example in bathtubs with a door the opening must be outwards and large (70 to 85 cm)with the fixed and inclined seat.

the basque SAMOA Of Ocean line thanks to the totally visible seat allows access directly from the wheelchair. The safety of this tub is maximized by the possibility of sitting down and standing up keeping both feet on the ground at all times, without any architectural barriers.
The visible seat allows you to sit down and stand up comfortably and safely All bathtubs with door of Linea Oceano are Italian productsmade in stratified fiberglass, worked entirely by hand, without color inserts, i.e. they come out of the mold already shiny and the color is an integral part of the stratification, furthermore the supporting frame is in stainless steel (AISI 304). They are very design products elegant and particularly suited to responding to one’s needs small space.

Linea Oceano produces and sells all sanitary aids for assisted bathingdedicated to the elderly and disabled. The showroom is located in Barlassina and can be visited by appointment.

Catalogs can be consulted online bathtubs for the disabled by Linea Oceano and of the Linea Oceano bathtub aids and accessories. For information you can also call the toll-free number 800 913 111

Bathtubs for the elderly and disabled: technical characteristics

The installation of the tub with door involves less than a day and the discomfort at home is really minimal. The installers will properly protect the rooms and leave the premises clean and tidy, after having carried out the testing and all the necessary checks.

The minimum dimensions of a bathtub with door are 100 x 69 cm and all models can be customized according to needs.
The door can be of two types: it can be opened outwards, or it can be removed from above (for very small rooms).

Small bathtub with door
The internal session it is integrated and in the same material as the tub, i.e. in shaped fiberglass, and is 53 cm wide and 53 cm high, to give greater comfort and safety to those with motor problems. Also, the particular seat angle prevents the person from slipping forward, due to the floating of the legs, once the tub has been filled.

The seat has a central niche to facilitate operations relating to intimate hygiene, while remaining comfortably seated.
Finally, thanks to an exclusive system, the Linea Oceano bathtub with door allows you to empty the water in just 2 minutes.

Additional options and bathtub accessories

The Oceano bathtubs with door offer the possibility of integrating the basic model of the bathtub with numerous options:

  • L’hydromassage air-air works with indirect air supplied by 12 well-positioned nozzles (3 lumbar, 3 at the calves, 6 at the feet), in order to avoid the swirl of the air-water mixture, therefore also suitable for people with capillary fragility; It can be used even just as a footbath. L’hydromassage has positive effects on those suffering from arthritis and rheumatism, helps to dispose of excess weight and stimulates circulationthe effects on the body are varied and suitable for all ages
  • Between benefits we can recall the decrease in blood sugar, recommended for those suffering from type 2 diabetes. A good hydromassage also tones the skinrelaxes and purifies it, immediately giving it a better look
  • The chromotherapy to make bath time more engaging: a light source radiated by 2 LEDs emits warm colors such as red, yellow and orange for a energizing effect e stimulating; Cold colours like blue, purple and green are instead calming e relaxingsignificantly influencing emotions and psychophysical well-being

Chromotherapy in the tub

  • Lo heated backrestto make entering the tub truly comfortable: the mechanism delivers a temperature of about 27°
  • Filling e emptying rapid (more than 50 liters of ready-to-use hot water allow the person to immediately have his feet and legs immersed in a warm bath. In less than 2 minutes the tub is empty and you can get out.)
  • Thermostatic mixer (with safety lock for hot water temperature, hand shower and sliding rail, hand shower use valve, integrated spout, tub filling valve)
  • Door safe (mechanism that prevents the accidental opening of the tub full of water by anyone who helps the person during the bath)

Tub for the disabled and the elderly with Rodi door
Finally, if time is short and you want to hurry, thanks to the special curtain rod with curtainthe bathtub with door transforms into a comfortable shower if necessary: ​​while remaining comfortably seated, only the hand shower can be used, even if only for a footbath.

Nettuno: the new bathtub for the elderly and disabled that can be used as a shower

The system Nettuno model bathtub-shower it consists of a bathtub base with door opening and an upper coating system similar to a shower cabin, which can be made entirely of glass or glass with the aid of a curtain, in this way, the bathtub can be used by all family members, both for bath and shower use.

For the dimensions of the Nettuno shower tub with door, the depth is fixed and is equal to 64 cm, the length instead varies from a minimum of 100 cm to a maximum of 130 cm, also the installation inside the environment bathroom can be of three types, wall, corner and niche.

The frame is made with elements in anodized aluminum with a folding door, the glass is in 3mm thick tempered glass, the bottom is of the non-slip type and the high seat is of the reclining type.

As for the taps and internal accessories, the upper shower head can be both round and square, the control paneling is equipped with both a hand shower and a tub filler jet and a thermostatic mixer. Nettuno is available in multiple colors, just choose the one that best suits the nuances of your bathroom.

Bathtubs with door, prices and tax breaks

The disbursement of regional contributions is regulated by Law 13/89 for the construction of works aimed at eliminating architectural barriers in their homes, thus promoting the daily activities and mobility of disabled people.

The company Ocean line offers services of free consultation to request legal contributions: from completing the required forms, to the bureaucratic process of the application, up to its conclusion, remaining available even subsequently for any clarifications and contacts with the responsible bodies.

In addition to possible regional contributions, the companyfree installation to those who request a quote through the portal Lavorincasa.it

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For an estimate or purchase of a bathtub with a door for the elderly and disabled, who to contact?

Ocean lineTo get all the information and a quote for a bathtub for the disabled or a bathtub for the elderly, simply fill out the form on the quote request page and immediately receive a personalized online quote.

Tubs for the disabled and the elderly: Ocean line
Tel. 800 913 111 – Fax 0362 557577

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