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    Choosing the right Assisted Bath

    Bathing is an important part of your patients care routine, so choosing the right assisted bath for your patients needs is essential.

    Bathing has many beneficial factors. Not only does it ensure your patients’ hygiene, bathing also offers therapeutic remedies for certain skin conditions, such as pain in joints and muscles, calms emotional stress and much more.

    Read our 5 hints & tips for choosing the right assisted bath for your patient:

    1. Integral Seat

    • Does your patient require extra assistance when getting themselves in and out of the bath? Perhaps you should consider a bath with an integral seat, such as the Lucerne bath.

    2. Temperature

    • How do you test the temperature of the water? TMV3 taps ensure the water is safe for use and will not scaled or burn. A floating thermometer is also handy to keep! For the HSE guide on ‘Managing Hot Water Risks’, click here.

    3. Support In The Bath

    • Observe how the patient is to be supported in the bath. Are they  able to slip? Consider a seat with a lap belt for additional support. Alternatively, there are inflatable cushions available, or consider mounting a ceiling hoist to support the patient in a sling.

    4. Hoist & Sling

    • Does your patient require hoisting in and out of the bath? A mesh material for the sling is suitable and extra padding if required.
    • Explore our range of slings here.
    • View our floor mounted bath hoist here.

    5. Servicing

    • Ensure the bath is regularly serviced. An annual service is required under the PUWER regulations.If your bath has a lifting function, it may require a LOLER inspection too. Click here to find out more about our service and maintenance contracts.

    Explore our wide range of bathing equipment and accessories here. If you have any questions or queries about our products, get in touch.

    The Lucerne Assited Bath

    Assisted Bath – Lucerne 1600 and Lucerne 1700 models

    A flexible, reliable bathing solution

    The new Lucerne bath represents a significant step forward in assisted bath design. Its modern flowing lines, compact size, and adjsutable height, makes it the perfect solution for any care environment. Use of the latest design technology has created a bath that is compact on the outside, yet roomy on the inside. Call 0800 298 6000 today to discuss your latest assisted bathing project.

    See the Lucerne 1600 Bath here

    • Unique ‘slipper’ design keeps users shoulders warm, and reduces overspray from hairwash shower
    • Available as 1600 or 1700mm length for installation in restricted spaces
    • Fixed height or adjustable height
    • Fibreglass construction for longevity and knock resistance
    • Modern domestic design to blend in with any environment
    • Generously sized comfortable chair with integrated head support
    • WRAS approved shower and taps
    • TMV3 anti scald taps and shower

    See the Lucerne 1700 Bath here

    Why not take advantage of our free facility planning service? You will receive drawings produced in PDF or dwg for you to present to your clients.

    Contact us today

    Call 0800 298 6000 for more details, or click here to email us.


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