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What is a wet room & what are its benefits?

What is a wet room & what are its benefits?

Wet rooms are a stylish, practical option to a shower. Wet room showers do not have a tray that you step over when entering or exiting the cubicle but are on the same level as the floor of the bathroom. This makes wet rooms ideal for those with limited mobility who...

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4 benefits of a high toilet

4 benefits of a high toilet

Statistics show that around 1 in 3 adults over 65 who live at home will have a minimum of one fall a year, and about half of these will have more frequent falls.

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Is it better to shower in the morning or evening?

Is it better to shower in the morning or evening?

It’s a debate almost as contentious as whether to put jam or cream on your scone first. Which is better, a shower in the morning or the evening? Whilst morning shower folk will tell you there’s nothing better than the refreshing blast of a shower first thing, those in...

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The best plants for a small bathrooms

The best plants for a small bathrooms

Plants can purify a room in several different ways and look stylish at the same time. Generally, bathrooms can be space restricted however there are always ways to bring life into your bathroom, such as adding plants that specifically suit the space available.

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Alternatives to using anti-slip bath mats

Alternatives to using anti-slip bath mats

In the UK, falls for people over the age of 75 are actually the most common cause of injury-related deaths, according to the NHS.Therefore, it’s absolutely imperative to reduce the risk of falls where possible – including in the bathroom.

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How to prevent falls in your bathroom

How to prevent falls in your bathroom

Your home should be a place where you feel safe and comfortable. As we age our homes can become a source of anxiety for some. Slip and fall hazards increase as our reflexes and movement gradually become more restricted with ageing and we may need to give our homes an...

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Great core exercises for elderly people

Great core exercises for elderly people

A strong core is a great measure for good health. From supporting your balance to reducing pain, the benefits are far-reaching. Every movement you make is generated from your core, making it an extremely important part of your body to keep strong. The core muscles...

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What is the best soap for sensitive skin?

What is the best soap for sensitive skin?

The humble soap bar is a regular companion for many of us in the shower, bath or sink. But how often do we take the time to find the right soap for our skin type? More and more of us are taking extra care to make sure we wash our hands properly, but this can strip the...

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8 ways you can improve and protect eyesight in old age

8 ways you can improve and protect eyesight in old age

One of our five senses, our eyesight is crucial to how we function every day. As we age, many of us will be faced with changes to our eyesight that means we have reduced or impaired vision. While this is a common symptom of ageing and often inevitable for many, there...

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