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Bathing beauties: creating safer and more usable bathrooms.

TeamRehab Report

Author: Reagan, J., Mace, R.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1997


Universal design is a way to create safer and more usable bathrooms. It creates spaces and products that are attractive and can be used by everyone. This article discusses some universal features in bathroom modifications and looks at three levels of modification options for the bathroom. It also provides a list of bathroom elements that pose safety and access problems for many people

Further Details

Pages: 24-29
Issue: August
Accession Number: September, 2011
Notes: Retain Print
Keywords: North America, universal, design, modification, bathroomtoilet/lavatory, safety improvement
Reads: 284