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Bathing for older people with disabilities

Technology and Disability

Author: Mullick, A.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1993


This article outlines the instances of injury and death amongst elderly people in the U.S.A. arising from accidents whilst bathing in the home. It reviews the design issues and principles for bathing units suitable for use by elderly people with physical and mechanical disabilities.

Further Details

Full Title: Technology and Disability
Pages: 19-29
Volume: 2
Issue: 4
Publisher: Andover Medical
Accession Number: 15.1.03
Keywords: North America, older, mobility, safety improvement, bathroom/toilet/lavatory, design
Reads: 279