When caring for a loved one with limited mobility, some of the most challenging tasks involve bathroom duties. Often cramped and covered with slippery floor tiles, most bathrooms are simply not designed to provide safe and easy access for wheelchairs and walkers. This can create a dangerous situation when trying to maneuver someone from chair to toilet to shower and back again, especially if they have bariatric needs as well. Don’t put yourself or your loved one at risk – turn to the Upper Peninsula’s accessibility experts at the Barrier Free Store. Headquartered in Marquette, MI, we can provide a wide variety of custom-made shower systems that will restore your comfort and confidence in the bathroom.
With their durable PVC frames and PVC-coated polyester mesh seats and backrests, the shower systems we install are strong and impervious to water damage. Designed for use in no-threshold stalls, these products will allow you to position your loved one directly over a toilet or into the shower without having to transfer from one mobility device to another. We offer rolling chairs and gurneys in many shapes and configurations, including reclining and fixed-back models. What’s more, many of our shower systems feature:
And, if you have a traditional tub and shower system in your bathroom, we also offer custom bath systems that will allow you to transfer your loved one from toilet to bathing enclosure with equal confidence. This can be a more affordable option than converting your tub into a shower stall.
Don’t let the bathroom become an obstacle to keeping your partner or parents safe, healthy, and happy as they age in place. Contact the Barrier Free Store today and schedule a complimentary accessibility assessment at your home to learn more about the custom shower systems we offer. Whether you’re a resident of Marquette or any other town in the Upper Peninsula, we can provide the products and services homeowners need to continue leading an independent and comfortable life for as long as possible.