Bathroom Safety for the Whole Family

Bathroom accidents are nothing to scoff about. Whether your household is comprised of seniors, adults, teens, tweens, toddlers, or four-legged fur balls, bathroom safety should be treated as the priority it is, in the interest of all inhabitants, big and small. 

Easy Temperature Control

Particularly if you have seniors in your household, who may lack the dexterity to use traditional faucets with ease, it could be worth it to consider an alternate interface. Riobel’s Genius™ Shower system provides this ease-of-use and more. The design for the Genius™ Shower includes an interactive keypad, which is simple in both form and function, and can be installed right inside of the shower, for easy access. The shower itself is designed with a sophisticated pressure sensor, which will ensure your loved ones are unaffected by drops in hot or cold water pressure.

Non-slip Treads

For users young and old, grips or treads in the bathtub could be the difference between a happy bather and an (easily avoidable) accident. Non-slip treads have certainly evolved with the times, and are now available in a multitude of shapes and sizes, including kid-friendly designs, such as animal shapes, flowers, and marine-inspired patterns. 

Ample Tiles

Along the same lines as non-slip treads, is the idea of ample tile in your walk-in shower. Textured flooring can serve the same purpose as the aforementioned treads, preventing dangerous slip and falls. For best results, opt for small tiles separated by plenty of grout. 

A Handheld Showerhead

As we age, our mobility is certainly affected, oftentimes restricted, due to aches and pains that can easily impede everyday tasks. For households with senior members, showering is one of those simple everyday tasks that can become strenuous; luckily, this can be remedied by installing a handheld showerhead. A handheld showerhead can be an invaluable tool for those with flexibility or mobility issues, and can be used more effectively in sitting position than its affixed counterpart.

Written by Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance website content writer based in Toronto.

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