Disabled Bathrooms

If your usual bathing experience has become more difficult or challenging of late, you might be considering the benefits of installing a disability bathroom.

Discover our range of bathroom installations that are suited for those with limited mobility or who may have a disability. There’s a range of walk-in showers and walk-in baths to choose from.

deep soak walk-in bath

Deep walk-in bath with wide
opening door for easy access.

low level bath

Stylish, compact and practical with a wide opening door for easy-access.

modern walk-in bath

Chromotherapy lighting, luxury spa system for relaxing bathing, and stylish glass door.

full length walk-in bath

Ultra-low entry,
full-length walk-in bath

walk-in bath with power seat

Deep walk-in bath with wide
opening door for easy access.

level access showers

A walk-in shower for those with limited mobility

showers with bi-fold doors

Beautiful brushed satin shower
enclosures with a variety of combinations

affordable walk-in shower

A walk-in shower for those with limited mobility

Whether you’re looking to improve your experience due to limited mobility, a disability or a change in your confidence levels due to movement issues, a disabled bathroom could make all the difference to ensure that your bathing experience is safe and comfortable without compromising on your enjoyment. Your bathroom is a place to relax and unwind, after all.

Whatever your mobility requirements or lifestyle changes, if you find yourself wondering whether it might be time to consider the addition of a disabled bathroom and how it could make your bathing experience that little bit easier, read on to find out just how disabled bathrooms could be the answer to your needs.


What do disabled bathrooms include?

Firstly, it’s important to consider the features you may want to introduce into your bathing experience. And you might not be surprised to learn that when it comes to what sort of features you would see in a disabled bathroom, it depends entirely on your own, individual needs.

Generally speaking, most disabled bathrooms contain a walk-in bath, walk-in shower or a wet room – and sometimes a mixture of these – and each one should be fitted due to the requirements of the individual user. The crucial reason for walk-in washing facilities is due to the low-level entry, which supports various mobility needs, providing enhanced ease of use and comfort.

When it comes to disabled bathrooms, you would also usually expect to see a range of additional support features, in the form of a shower or bath seat, grab rails or bars, and shower screens to keep the water contained whilst ensuring the need for safety. For example, a shower or bath grab rail can help to provide stability grip, while a shower screen can help to contain the water and keep the rest of the bathroom dry.

Outside of the direct disabled shower and bathing areas, you might also expect to see a raised toilet seat and specifically designed taps and handles to cater to various mobility needs. Disabled bathrooms will on the whole contain a similar range of features, but each one should be catered to the individual needs of the person and to provide the safest and most independent approach.

Every person is different and will be looking to cater to their own accessibility needs. What works for one person may not work for someone else, so it’s important to consider your own needs and look to install products that work to support you and only you. So, let’s take a look at the various disabled bath and disabled shower options we offer so you can choose the right one for you.


Disabled baths

From full-length baths and walk-in baths with slip-resistant power seats to a bath and shower combination, we have a range of specialist baths to assist with mobility issues whilst ensuring you get the most out of your bathroom.

Each one of our baths features different safety features and aids, as well as providing comfortable integral seats for proper relaxation, so you can make sure it’s the right choice for your own mobility and or disability needs.

Manufactured to the highest standards and designed with your freedom, independence and safety in mind, walk-in baths can come with the following design features:

  • Non-slip surfaces
  • Support hand bars
  • Easy temperature control
  • Low entry doors
  • Stylish, modern design
  • Ideal for those with low mobility
  • Chromotherapy option
  • Spa therapy option


Why are walk-in baths so important for those with mobility issues?

Firstly, a walk-in bath contains watertight doors. This allows you to get safely into and out of the bathtub without having to lower yourself down to do so.

Usually compact in their design and created for you to sit up while bathing, there are also some disabled baths that are designed with a more traditional aspect in mind. For example, traditional walk-in baths that are full-length, so you are able to lie down and enjoy your bathing experience. Essentially, you can choose the one that best suits your own bathing style.

Some of our walk-in baths also come with lifts. These are particularly helpful if your mobility issues affect you being able to step through the door into the bathtub.


Disabled showers

If a walk-in shower is more your area of enjoyment, we offer a wide and welcoming range of shower installations, all designed with easy access and specifically catered for the needs of the elderly or those with mobility issues.

If you’re not sure whether a disabled shower is the best fit for you, we can design a bespoke solution to suit your own, individual needs. The most important thing is finding the best fit for you.

Disabled showers can offer the following features to help create a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience:

  • Easy temperature control
  • Non-slip flooring
  • Support hand bars
  • Folding seat
  • Ultra-low threshold
  • Easy-clean shower enclosure
  • Stylish, modern design


Why are walk-in showers so important for those with mobility issues?

If mobility issues are presenting a problem, then the last thing you need is to be worrying about the effects of stepping over the side of a bathtub or shower cubicle. Not only can this be uncomfortable, but it can also be dangerous depending on your disability or mobility needs.

With a specially designed disabled shower, this worry is eliminated as there is nothing to step over. Equipped with special features such as slip resistant floors and secure grab rails, getting in and out is made simple and safe, so you can focus on enjoying your bathing experience.


Wet rooms

If accessibility is at the top of your list when it comes to making the most out of your disabled bathroom without compromising on safety, a wet room could come in exceptionally handy.

Suitable for most bathroom sizes and eliminating restricted bath and shower access, wet rooms offer the following features:

  • Easy-clean enclosure
  • Folding seat
  • Cool touch shower
  • Level-access floor
  • Safety grab bar

Wet rooms also provide the following benefits:

  • No shower tray to step over
  • Slip-resistant safety flooring options
  • 100% waterproof showering area
  • Tempered safety glass enclosures
  • Ultimate answer to bathing difficulty


Disabled bathing aids

On top of walk-in showers, baths and wet rooms, you’ll also likely want to consider a range of disabled bathing aids to help you make the most of your relaxing area and to ensure you have the safest and most comfortable experience possible.

We’ve put together a list of the most important and helpful disabled bathing aids so you can create an experience designed completely for your own mobility needs:

  • Grab Bars
  • Bath Seats
  • Power Seats
  • Bath Fillers


Grab Bars

To make your bathing experience one of comfort and safety, you’ll want to make sure to equip your disabled bathroom with the relevant grab bars and or safety rails for that extra level of support and security.

Helping you to move about safely, independently and at your own pace, grab bars not only provide assistance with moving in and out of your walk-in bath or shower, but they also free up space.

Hand Grab Rails can help you to move more easily and securely into the seat for safer and more manageable bathing, whilst Integrated Riser Grab Bars replace standard riser bars to provide extra grip, more space and extra assistance where required.


Bath Seats

For the utmost in safety – and enjoyment – secure and fixed-temperature bath seats are a great addition to any disabled bathroom. Not only do they equip the user with extra stability and security, but they can help to provide confidence and independence when it comes to bathing.


Power Seats

Power Seats work in a similar way to standard bath seats but provide a little extra support and reassurance, depending on your own mobility needs and requirements. At the touch of a button, the power seat of the walk-in bath will extend to a safe height to enable a smooth transfer from wheelchair to bath.

Once you’re safely in place on the seat, it will gently lower you into the bath, with a leg lifting facility to guide you smoothly and an extendable slip-resistant chair to give extra peace of mind.


Bath Fillers

Bath fillers can be a great way to alleviate the struggles associated with increasing mobility issues and help to support those with disabilities. Here at Mobility Plus, we offer the stylish and innovative Mira Mode digital overflow bath filler, which replaces standard taps to make your bathing experience even easier and safer.

This means that rather than you having to step in, shut the door and then start running the taps, you can sit down into your own specially designed comfort and use the simple push control of the bath filler to start filling your bath. Conveniently positioned in reach next to the bath, you can stay seated – and focus on pure relaxation – rather than having to get up and switch conventional taps back on and off.


Special Features

If you want to go one step further when it comes to the design of your disabled bathroom, you can introduce a range of special features. Not only can these help with your mobility needs but they can also add an additional touch of comfort and luxury, helping to keep the levels of enjoyment you’ve come to expect from your bathing time.