washbasins for disabled
Washbasin for disabled
An accessible bathroom makes everyday life easier at home and in professional spaces like hospitals and care centres for the disabled and their carers. The washbasin is designed with a pedestal on the side. This provides seated users room for the legs under the sink, and it allows them to get close to the basin and reach the tap.
You can easily adjust the basin height to suit seated and standing users. The height adjustment makes the washbasin suitable and accessible for people in wheelchair and for standing users.
The washbasin which is good to lean on
Different environments demand different solutions. For example, if you are looking for a quality washbasin for private homes, you may find the Support model to meet your needs. And if you are looking for a solution that will work in other environments, then it is also possible to install other types of washbasins.
A washbasin that makes you more self-reliant
Users with limited mobility may need extra support in the bathroom in order to complete their personal care routines independently. With the right assistive aids, they can do more on their own. This certainly makes their everyday life easier, increases the quality of life and free up time for the carers to tend to other tasks.
For users with special needs, it is critical that the assistive aids in the bathroom make the room safe to move around in. The combination of water and slippery tiles can increase the risk of falling. The solutions in the bathroom must prevent these incidents from happening and provide the users with the confidence that the bathroom is safe and reliable for them to use.
Many users will become more self-reliant once they have the needed assistive aids. The support rails are one of the most important aids in a bathroom.
The flexibility of the washbasin makes the users feel safer. Furthermore, the carers will know that there is a reliable and stable support available for the users.
First of all a washbasin must be easy to use, but it should also serve as a support for the user. We keep this in mind when we design all our washbasins: They must be user-friendly and safe.
A disability friendly washbasin
Sometimes there is only limited room in a bathroom. In those cases, it becomes critical, that the washbasin has a practical size and does not take up a lot of space. At the same time, when the bathroom is to be used by people with reduced functional capacity, the washbasin has to meet specific requirements in order to be handicap friendly.
The washbasin is designed with simplicity in mind. It has an elegant, simple look while all features are designed specifically for people with special needs. It has a convenient size, and it is a perfect fit for small bathrooms that have to meet special requirements to provide more freedom and independence for the users.
Like all other ROPOX products, the washbasin has been tested and certified to all relevant ISO standards. This is your guarantee that the washbasin is durable and reliable for years on end.
Washbasins for disabled and impaired users
The ideal washbasin for wheelchair users and walking impaired
Personal care is not always easy for people with mobility disabilities. With the right aids they can become more self-reliant and get a higher quality of life.
The SwingLine washbasin is probably the most user-friendly basin for wheelchair users and walking impaired. There is sufficient room for the chair to get under the sink. It is also flexible and can turn to the sides. The rotating feature also makes it possible to create the largest possible turning area for a wheelchair when pushing the washbasin against the wall.
The flexibility of the washbasin makes the users more independent
It is essential that the bathroom décor and design meet the user’s individual needs and physical condition if the room should be comfortable and easy to use.
The SwingLine washbasin can rotate and swing 180 ̊ and this feature makes it simpler to use the toilet for people with mobility disabilities. It means that the user can place the washbasin in front of the toilet and wash their hands while seated reducing the number of transfers to the washbasin.
The shape and size of the washbasin ensure that both a seated and a standing user can use the washbasin from several sides. The accessibility is a big advantage to wheelchair users because they do not have to adjust themselves to the washbasin; it is the washbasin that can be customized to suit the user’s needs.
The carer’s work environment is also improved. The physical strain of leaning over, lifting and offering support is relieved because the number of transfers is brought to a minimum level.
Height adjustment makes it easier to wash hands
SwingLine washbasin is available with manual height adjustment. Depending on the model, the height adjustment range is 15 cm for models without dock-in and 20 cm for models with dock-in. This means that the user and carer can set the level of the sink to the height that fits the user’s needs.
The height adjustment also makes the sink suited for both standing and seated use. It can be lowered for seated users, e.g., wheelchair users or elderly users who prefer to sit while washing hands or brushing teeth, and it can be raised for standing users or carers.
Room for toiletries
If you prefer extra room for toiletries, you can choose a model with a dock-in option. Once the washbasin is placed in the dock-in, you get the look of a standard vanity wash basin with extra space for, e.g., hand soap, hand lotion, toothbrush, and other toiletries, you would like to have nearby.
Using the dock-in does not limit the flexibility of the washbasin, as these models have the same ability to rotate and swing as all other SwingLine models.
If you need further storage space, you can get a detachable accessory tray that is placed on the edge of the sink.
Benefits for the user and their carers
SwingLine washbasin is the perfect sink for wheelchair users and designed specifically with their needs and requirements in mind. The flexibility of the sink enables them to become more independent and self-reliant in the daily personal care routines, and this adds significantly to the quality of life.
The work environment of the carers and cleaning staff will also be improved. The helpers can easily maneuver the washbasin to an optimum care position, and the cleaning staff will enjoy a sink with a cleaning friendly design with rounded corners without any dirt traps.
The SwingLine is a good solution for both users, their carers and the people investing in modern assistive products.