Accessible Showers

Accessible showers should be part of any aging in place bathroom remodeling project, due to the fact they can be built to be accessible for anyone; including those who are in a wheelchair. These showers are designed to not only provide for a person’s safety in the shower through no or low-lip entries, grab bars, non-slip flooring, etc.


A bathroom that is designed properly & fully will incorporate these and other features, through the use of Universal Design or accessible design principles, hardware and materials. This combination will help create a safe showering experience for people of all abilities & ages.

Accessible showers photos

These accessible shower photos are chosen because they display some or all of the best Universal Design & accessibility options available for aging in place seniors. You’ll see some amazing design, beautiful tile, both roll-in or low-lip shower transitions, open space for moving around (especially important for folks in wheelchairs), some incredible hardware (lever handles & grab bars), ADA compliant toilets and much more.

Safe & beautiful accessible showers

When browsing through these photos from Pinterest, keep an eye out for the accessible options & hardware. You’ll see that you can have safe & beautiful bathrooms. Most all of this hardware can be found at any home remodeling store, through local building supply companies & from local contractors. You don’t have to settle for the institutional look.


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