Having a walk-in bath installed offers a number of great health benefits many people don’t realise. When you have mobility issues due to age or disability just living everyday and doing normal tasks can be a struggle and create anxiety.
According to a study 70% of our elderly generation that suffer with bathing issues also endure stress-related conditions such as anxiety and insomnia.
A relaxing bath is one of life’s little comforts so to have that taken away because of fear from falling or slipping is not great. Everybody deserves to feel safe and secure in their home and have the ability to bath. By having a walk-in bath, that worry is gone. That eliminated concern will help you get a better night’s sleep knowing you can use your bathroom safety again.
Water is known for its healing properties and hydrotherapy is one of the oldest and safest ways to treat a number of simple ailments. Aching joints, headaches, stress can all be helped by having a soak in the bath. Hydrotherapy alleviates lower back pain and knee ailments by reducing stress and stiffness. Even the symptoms from a common cold can be relieved by water therapy.
The sports industry recommends water therapy for rehabilitation to help patients recover faster. Studies have found that it can help improve cardio health. Soaking in a hot bath increases the heart rate while it lowers blood pressure.
Walk in Baths
There are a number of walk in baths on the market but many are made of acrylic and are not made to last. Our baths are constructed with the with the highest grade fibreglass composites and we apply many more layers of gel coat than competitor baths. Plus are baths are made with a strong stainless steel frame which is welded, not bolted, as bolts will move over time.
Head over to the page below to see our walk in baths which are suited for most homes.
We also have all the latest assisted baths which you can take a look at on the page below. WIBTRAC have been supplying assisted bathing solutions for the most dependent patients in care homes, hospitals, clinics and family homes for many years. More and more people are fixing up homes to allow patients to remain at home.