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Making Your Bathroom More Accessible For The New Year

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· Bathroom should be located near a bedroom.

· Bathroom doors should be at least 32 inches wide with no obstruction.

· Bathrooms with clear floor space, at least 5 feet by 5 feet, can be easier for persons in wheelchairs to use.

· Grab bars should be considered a MUST a safety feature in the bathroom.

· Handles on faucets should have lever style knobs for easier use.

· A shower stall should have a built-in or folding seat for bathing/showering comfort.

· Hand-held shower heads with track are easy to use for either a standing or seated person.

· Bathroom must have a nonslip surfaces with traction in the bathroom to prevent falls.

· Sinks and vanities that are open underneath to allow seated persons to use them easily.

· Anti-scald devices must be installed to prevents burns.

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