Seven out of 10 accidents that happen at home are related to the bathroom. If you are concerned about your mobility or that of a family member when using the bathroom, you may want to consider the benefits of walk in baths and showers.
Walk in bath tubs–which happen to be among This Old House’s five biggest bathroom remodeling trends–may also be good choices for those who have disabilities. When thinking about walk in bathtubs, it is important to keep in mind that certain models are particularly appropriate for people who have had hips or knees replaced, or regularly deal with arthritis.
Walk in bathtubs are typically pretty deep, and they should have appropriate railing so that the person can have good stability. This may be a particularly good feature in walk in baths for elderly people. Certa