Bathing Aids – Useful Information

Bathroom Aids – Buying Guide

Some people can often find it difficult getting in and out of the bath. In this guide we will provide some useful information about the various bathroon aids that are available. At Go Mobility we strive to provide a wide range of products, for all your bathing needs. You can use the links below to view the relevant products.

  • Bath Boards & Seats
  • Shower Seats, Stools & Chairs
  • Bath Lifts
  • Grab Rails

Bath Boards & Seats

Bath Boards::

These boards are placed across the bath and secured in place. The slatted design allows drainage. Bath boards are available in many different sizes and fit most modern baths. Some boards are available with an attached handle. This can be useful for extra support if a person is having difficulties.

Bath Seats::

These seats are placed into the bath and may also have a slatted design. Bath seats are available in a number of different width and heights. They can sometimes be more popular than bath boards as they allow the user to be in the bath and can sometimes be more secure.

Shower Seats, Stools & Chairs

These are seats or stools that are specially designed for the shower. There are two main types , a freestanding shower seat or a more secure wall mounted shower seat. Shower chairs and seats can be a great mobility aid for elderly people or anyone with mobility problems.

Bath Lifts

These are designed for people who find it difficult to bend or need extra assistance when bathing. The bath lifts are designed to lower the user into the bath and back up again. Most bath lifts are powered by a rechargable battery and operate using a remote control. All battery operated bathlifts are safe to use in the bath. The mechanics are water tight and it runs a low DC voltage. The battery is removed for charging.

If you are considering a Bath Lift then please feel free to call us and speak to one of our mobility advisors who will answer all your questions and give you our recommendations.

Grab Rails

Grab Rails are designed to increase accessibility and safety for anyone with mobility issues. They are often used in conjunction with other bathroom aids. Although they are a bathroom aid they can also be used all around the home, indoors and outdoors to gain independence and freedom.


If you have any questions or would just like some advice abouth bathroom aids then please give us a call and one of our experts will be happy to advise you. Click here to contact us.

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