How to choose the perfect grab rail to make your business more accessible




How to choose the perfect grab rail to make your business more accessible

Grab rails are a great option to add to your commercial building as it enables those who are not as mobile to stay in control and maintain independence.

These rails add additional support and can be installed in all the places you might need help – such as getting out of bed, stepping into the house or while standing in the shower.

Using grab rails in conjunction with other aids can help to preserve your dignity and ensure you can continue living in the way you’d like to.

The only issue is finding the right grab rail for your needs.

If you’re struggling to think about why, and where you may need rails, it’s a good idea to book in with an Occupational Therapist. These specialists will be able to offer advice or even provide a house assessment.

Permanent vs temporary grab rails

Grab rails and handrails can be created in a whole range of styles, colors, sizes and material. They can be fitted to a wall permanently, or offered with the option to move them around.

This is ideal for people who like to travel or stay out of the house. Temporary rails can be transported and added to any space, so that you can feel confident in being able to get around on your own.

A permanent, stainless-steel handrail is a great option for the modern interior. They’re sleek, strong and very easy to keep clean. Alternatively, you may want a plastic rail that is easily visible for anyone with visual impairments.

Where to place your grab rails

Depending on where you feel the least confident, you might want to consider installing grab rails in different parts of your home.

For those that have an outdoor space, or steps into the house, it may be worth finding a handrail that can withstand weather and heavy use. When climbing upstairs, it’s likely you’ll pull on the rail to help with lifting your body, meaning you need to ensure the rails are secure and strong.

In the bathroom, there are plenty of things that increase the chances of slipping or falling. Which is why most people choose to add grab rails to their bath, toilet and shower areas. People that feel unsteady on their feet may struggle on smooth surfaces like tile, but a grab rail can ensure they feel a little safer. You should also invest in anti-slip matts for the bath and shower or a shower seat to make bathing more comfortable.

Finally, you may want to consider how a grab rail could help in the bedroom. Depending on the type of mattress you sleep on, you might find it difficult to get out of bed sometimes (although, don’t we all!). As such, a bed grab rail could help you keep your independence for longer.

When trying to make your home more accessible and manageable, it’s always good to get a second pair of eyes. Walk around the property and see which areas you feel you struggle with and go from there.



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