Handheld showers, shower stools or stepless shower units, here are some bathroom modifications you should consider to make your home safer and more accessible to you as you age.
Earlier this month, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety revealed that 80 per cent of Australian seniors aged over 70 “have a strong preference to stay living in their own home should they ever need support". With this in mind, it’s no surprise why many Australian seniors have decided to Age in Place.
For people aged over 65, falls are the leading cause of hospitalised injury in Australia, with these figures only rising. In fact, tripping on household objects, including steps and stairs is the second largest proportion of these cases.