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August 12, 2017 18:06

Toilet for the disabled with handrails , special plates , the installation features

Toilets for the disabled
  • Features toilets for the disabled with handrails
  • linings special
  • Installation

accordance with the requirements of SNIP, toilets in public places must have at least one cabin equipped for people with disabilities

.Unfortunately, this rule does not always executed, and often people with disabilities and older people simply have to experience great inconvenience when using public restrooms.This fact does not speak in favor of the owners and managers of these institutions, because the arrangement of a single cabin for the disabled does not require large investments of money or extensive construction work.

Company engaged in the production of sanitary ware, has long been concerned over the release of plumbing equipment for people with limited mobility.On the market today are a lot of models of plumbing toilets, sinks and showers, created especially for them.In this article, we describe the existing toilets for the disabled and how to equip the bathroom to the needs of people with disabilities.

Toilets for the disabled

Features toilets for the disabled with handrails

  • Height toilet for disabled people, primarily depends on human growth - the higher it is, the higher level must be toilet.This is due to the fact that tall man, but with limited mobility, is more difficult to bend the legs and back to "adjust" under standard-height toilet.According to the rules, the height of the toilet for disabled people must be in the range of 45 to 60 cm. There are models of toilet seats, height-adjustable, as well as special support under the toilet, allowing it to raise a few centimeters.
  • Handrails - a mandatory attribute of the bathrooms, which will benefit people with the disease of the musculoskeletal system.It is advisable to be equipped with handrails plumbing appliances in the bathroom.There are rails that are mounted directly to the sanitary facilities, and handrails, which are attached to the walls of the floor.All railings are divided into fixed, mobile and folding.Most people prefer the first type, as they consider them more reliable (it should be noted that other types of hangers with proper installation, done by a professional to be safe).The optimum diameter of the handrail - 4 cm in diameter and come in models 3 and 5 cm
  • Materials , which are used in the production of toilets for people with disabilities, are standard..In some institutions, the equipment is installed in vandal-proof materials, but not necessarily.The main requirement to the toilet for the disabled - is the reliability and stability.Modern toilets made of cast iron, steel, sanitary ware, if they are installed in compliance with all recommendations fully meet these requirements.
  • seat and cover - this is one of the most important components of the toilet for the disabled.The choice of these elements must be given particular attention.However, if the damage to the musculoskeletal system is not very strong, it is possible to confine standard components, which are used for conventional toilets.Nozzles on the toilet for the disabled can be adjusted in height and width.Some models are equipped with automated functions, such as heating or lifter.There are caps fitted movement sensor, which rise with the approach of man.
High toilet for disabled
Wall-hung WC for disabled
Grab bars for toilets for the disabled
Chromed folding handrails for disabled

linings special

If the purchase of a special toilet for people with disabilities is not possible, for example, due to material causesor lack of space in the bathroom, look at the alternatives that a pad on the toilet.It is a seat that is mounted on a conventional toilet.It is equipped with handrails and a high landing.This cover can be easily installed and removed easily.Thus, if the family resides disabled or elderly person who finds it difficult to move, it can safely use the shared toilet.

Nozzle on the toilet for disabled
Strap on the toilet for disabled people with handrails

Pads for toilet for disabled people are often made on the individual parameters, taking into account all the wishes of the customer.This is much easier than to make a toilet customized.

Custom toilet for disabled people with an overlay

Installation

Installation of handrails should be carried out in accordance with the following instructions:

  • Before buying handrails perform the necessary measurements, decide on their number, size and location.
  • While in the store, check the components of the selected product, if necessary, acquiring the necessary fixings and accessories (additional accessories include, for example, rubber or polyurethane lining the rails, which make their use more comfortable).
  • Prepare a place to work.Draw a floor and wall markings, designate a place for future fixtures.
  • Further, using the punch, drill all the necessary holes.Their size depends on the bundled with handrail fasteners (so the diameter and depth of the holes is usually indicated in the installation manual).
  • next step - is directly installing and securing the handrail.Remember that mounts reliability - the main condition for the safety and convenience of the person who will use the toilet, so at this stage, be especially careful.
  • At least set covers, caps and other additional accessories.
Number of handrails in the bathroom
Minimum size between handrails and the height of the toilet bowl
Technical requirements for the installation of wall-hung WC for disabled

Installation Installation involves the following steps:

  • First of all, you need to carry out measurements.It is desirable that this was a person who will use the toilet.The height of the structure must be such that the user can freely change seats from a wheelchair to a toilet seat.
  • With the above measurements, make marks on the wall.
  • Further, depending on the position of drain sewage, there is a place on the floor where the installation is mounted.
  • In accordance with painted markings need to drill holes and fix them dowels.
  • next step - proper installation of the installation.It is fixed to the dowels using the screws and nuts, bundled.Fixing the installation housing must align it horizontally and vertically.For this construction is provided with a special leveling feet.

Thus, bathrooms equipment for a person with limited mobility - a problem, but not simple, but it is doable.The main thing - is to consider the needs of those you are trying to, as well as select high-quality and reliable equipment.With a little effort, you can ensure that special person in your family a comfortable living conditions.

Project bathrooms for the disabled
Project bathrooms for the disabled with a suspended toilet