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Equipment advice

Bathroom and toilet

On this page our Occupational Therapists give advice about identifying bath, shower and toilet equipment to help you stay independent and safe. You can talk to our Occupational Therapists in confidence and try out different equipment and techniques at our demonstration centre, to make the bathroom safer.

Bathroom and toilet equipment advice

Taking Care when Managing Continence

Guidance for carers at home

Medication management advice

Pills, liquid medicine and ointments can be tricky to take and apply if you have problems with strength,  movement, or sensory loss. Our...

Using the toilet advice

We all want to maintain our continence as well as our independence and privacy when using the toilet. We recommend that you contact...

Showering advice

If you prefer a shower to a bath, we can advise you about shower layout, trays, screens and controls as well as grab...

Washing and bathing advice

Keeping Clean If you don’t have access to the bath or shower, there are alternatives to help you keep clean and comfortable. A...

Technology in the bathroom

Bathrooms can be slippery and cramped and there are risks of slipping, or getting stuck in the bath. Before you find out about...

Clothes to promote continence

Clothes can slow us down if we are having difficulty getting to the toilet on time. Learn more about clothing solutions for continence...