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Patient Care And Safe Bathing

Patient care and safe bathing

When we are healthy we do not think of those unexpected circumstances which may make natural movements more difficult and complicated. Accidents, surgeries or other illnesses may unexpectedly occur which result in a need for help with self-care.

In these circumstances, it is not only the injured person but also the caregiver who is at a risk of suffering an accident. Therefore, it is important to manage risks and physical burden. It is important to avoid potential balance problems and to create a safe, easy way of bathing.
It might become very difficult to cross the high sidewall of the bathtub. Some injuries or complications may completely prevent us from performing this simple movement. When the entry level is reduced, it can be a great help for the caregiver as well as for the person who needs assistance when using the bathtub. In the case of some illnesses, bathing is indicated to have many advantages compared to having a shower; another good reason to consider this solution.

You do not need to convert your entire bathroom, as this may also have significant financial impacts. However, by converting your existing bathtub, you select a quick, simple and cost-effective solution.
You do not have to give up the pleasures of indulging yourself in a warm relaxing bath, as the tub door provides an effective way of entering your bathtub, while also being fully waterproof, meaning you do not have to worry about leakages. No matter what your bathtub is made of – enamel, cast iron, steel or plastic, our tub door can be installed in almost all types of bathtubs. The patient can once again enjoy self-care, yet an easier and safer position is provided for the person assisting them.

What advantages does installing the tub door offer during patient care?
• The continuity of the tub sidewall remains, meaning it will prevent water spills as before.
• The bathtub provides a good space for movement in contrast with the shower, which drastically reduces the available space.
• The seat placed in the bathtub provides a safe and comfortable space for motion.
• Installation is simple; it does not involve major reconstruction work and you will have the perfect solution in a very short time.

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Mr Vibhaker Kishore Baxi 11/05/20

In our new build apartment we were stuck with a bathtub as it was already fitted to allow a change to accommodate the need for my 97 yr old mother. Alternatives required removing bathtub and replace it with a shower tray or a walk in bathtub. Both expensive options and risking voiding builder's warranty. Then I came upon the U-Door option and I must say it has worked out very well at a relatively less outrageous price. They have been proficient in follow up, their engineer seems very professional and finished the job without any fuss.

Terry Day 30/04/20

We had a udoor fitted in our bath. We were very pleased with the service provided the tradesman who fitted the door was very pleasant and professional we have used it for while now and very pleased with it my wife has been able to shower with no problems.

John Gray 30/04/20

First rate product & First rate service. For a person with mobility issues like myself it makes being able to shower easy again. Two options completely remodel the bathroom or fit a UDoor. No contest. Quality, Cost and speed of installation Would recommend to anyone.

Maureen Brett 08/11/19

Louis came last week and fitted our bathtub door He worked very effectively and left no mess. He was very friendly and polite and ran through the necessary forms explaining everything very clearly. He also demonstrated the workings of the door before input. I have to say it looks amazing and is brilliant in its effectiveness. I'm really pleased with it and it already makes my life so much easier. The company itself appears to be very professional and kept me updated on when they would attend and even rang me to see if I would like an earlier installation date following a cancellation as they were aware of my surgery date. Very impressed overall and would highly recommend. Many thanks

Geraldine Wall 17/10/19

A brilliant solution to mobility problems with bathing! Having a Udoor in my bath has given me easy access but kept all the usual shower/bath options for other users. The family firm was easy to contact, pleasant, friendly and efficient and Joseph who did the installation was courteous, kind and very professional. Much more affordable than replacing the bath with a shower, too. I would recommend this solution to mobility issues to anyone- it’s brilliant!

Kenneth Duckwort 26/06/19

This was a remarkable experience. Firstly, Fay was able to arrange the UDOOR installation on an exact date and kept me up to date on procedure. Secondly, Louis arrived on a chosen time and began work immediately and swiftly. I admired his application and the meticulous attention he gave to every aspect of the door installation and the care he gave to “ no mess, no fuss “ method of working. He is a very diligent and talented engineer. Thirdly, Iam extremely satisfied with the door and thank you on behalf of my wife, to whom the UDOOR will be a boon. Ken Duckworth. Rugby.

Ted 02/06/19

No Fear Bath Time My wife Susan had polio when she was a child and has a couple of tumbles getting in and out of the bath. Our experience of dealing with UDoor was first class. Fay was the point of contact and was great to deal with. Louis came to assess the bath and then came a couple of weeks later to fit the UDoor. We've been using the bath a few weeks now and Susan can face taking a bath without the fear of falling. Thanks UDoor.

Anne 09/04/19

The door is really high quality and the man who came and fitted it was really lovely. From start to finish they have been so friendly and professional. I still can't believe that it only took a few hours to do and now I won't ever get trapped in my bath again.

Carole 05/04/19

First class service and first class product, everyone I dealt with was helpful professional and made choosing this company easy. Would definitely recommend choosing them if you are having problems with that big step over the bath.

Julie-anne 16/11/18

My Mother is delighted with her U-door installation. It has transformed her bathing experience and increased her independence, at a fraction of the cost of a new bathroom. The technician was polite, helpful and entirely professional, leaving absolutely no mess or cleaning up to do afterwards. Thank you U-door!