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At Heavenly Walk-In Tubs, we’re proud to offer our high-quality products to anyone who is in need of them. While many of our primary customers are seniors or those approaching such an age, we’re also proud to serve those with disabilities who may need special features that our safety tubs provide.

What are some of the features that make our walk-in bathtubs beneficial for those with physical disabilities? Here are a few important areas.

Slip Resistance

For those with mobility issues or struggles with balance and coordination, it’s important to be able to access tubs with non-slip surfaces. Even the smallest slipping hazards can be dangerous for people in this position, so our slip-resistant floors are a big part of our products.

Watertight Areas

For some with a disability, stepping up and over the side of a tub is a task that can’t be accomplished without pain. But walk-in tubs present a watertight side or front door, allowing you to step inside easily without having to lift nearly as much. There’s no chance of water leaving the tub due to the seal.

Built-In Seats

It’s possible that you aren’t able to maintain a standing position for the entirety of a given shower period, but the tub has solutions for that as well. A seat inside the tub allows for comfortable bathing – you can stand and sit as necessary.

Grab Bars

For those periods when you are standing, or even just moving in and out of the tub, grab bars are important for balance and a sense of security. They’re inconveniently located places so you don’t have to strain to reach them.

Handheld Showerheads

With a handheld showerhead, you can choose any spot in the tub that’s comfortable for your bathing periods. Whether you’re standing or sitting, this showerhead option ensures that you can reach any part of the body and get a thorough cleaning.

For more on how our tubs benefit those with disabilities, or to learn about any of our products, speak to the pros at Heavenly Walk-In Tubs today.