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Nursing Homes & Senior Housing
Where Are Walk-in Bathtubs Commonly Used?
Walk in bathtubs are ideal in a variety of settings where easy and safe access to bathing is a priority. In recent years, the baby boomer generation has begun reaching retirement in record numbers and the demand for safe bathing solutions has increased tremendously. From simple additions like installing non-slip floor mats and grabs bars to more permanent solutions like walk-in tubs, there is a wide variety of products available that can support safe bathing.
Ella walk in tubs are safe, durable, and easy-to-clean. They can improve the quality of life by mitigating the fear of falling and enabling individuals to care for themselves and live more independently. In nursing homes & senior housing environments frequented by seniors or anyone with disabilities or limited mobility, Ella walk-in bath tubs are designed to be nearly effortless to enter and exit because of the door with a low threshold. The door is available to swing either inward or outward and has a locking watertight seal to prevent leaks. Ella offers a specific type of walk-in tub called a transfer tub. It has a very large outward swinging door and a large open seat that a wheelchair user can slide into when going from a wheelchair to sitting in the tub.
By preventing accidents, a walk-in bathtub can also reduce catastrophic injuries, suffering, and potential lawsuits for nursing homes & senior housing organizations that serve elderly and handicapped populations. For those with health issues such as circulation problems or debilitating pain, commonly seen in diabetic patients, Ella tubs with optional air and hydro massage capabilities are available, Those with crippling arthritis may also benefit from the therapeutic benefits of an Ella walk-in tub. Ella tubs with low step-in heights are frequently sought for installation in private homes, but demand has also grown dramatically as nursing homes & senior housing facilities realize that walk-in bathtubs are a smart long-term investment that can both reduce cost and reduce risk of injury to a broad range of clientele. Senior patients and customers with disabilities are more likely to favor a business if it offers amenities that make them feel secure and confident, rather than dependent. Incorporating walk-in bathtubs can provide a competitive edge when attempting to attract and service senior citizens.
There are a wide variety of locations in addition to residential homes where walk-in bathtubs can be utilized, such as in senior housing complexes, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, retirement homes, condo and apartment buildings, hotels, hospitals, day spas, rehabilitation clinics and physical therapy centers, mobile homes, independent living facilities, fitness centers and in group homes that serve the mentally handicapped, disabled or elderly. Walk in bathtubs can help doctors, health care providers, and those in the recreation and hospitality industries to meet market demands and grow loyal customers. Simply installing a walk-in tub can add value to your home or business, help prevent injuries, and offer a new sense of safety to those with limited mobility.
Ella’s Bubbles has the lowest prices on walk-in bathtubs. Compare our walk-in bath tub models and read user-submitted reviews of our products, or contact our experts today to order one of the best walk in bathtubs available.