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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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

We hold lists for specialist mobility shops, adaptation suppliers, care alarm providers and rail and ramp suppliers and installers.

View our supplier lists for: East Devon, Exeter, Mid and North Devon, Plymouth and West Devon, and Teign and Torbay, Care alarm providers in Devon

View our lists rail suppliers and installers in: Exeter and East, Mid and North Devon, South Devon, and Ramps: supply and installation

View our list of adaptation suppliers in Devon:
Stair lift and lift suppliers,
Specialist fitters for kitchen and bathroom adaptations,
Wheelchair accessible vehicles and car adaptations