ronald Mayo. Toilet Furniture Sets. March 11th , 2018.
Handicap toilet is different from any common toilet that you’ve ever seen. This type of toilet has so many characteristic that will make it seems unlike the normal toilet. Maybe, it is because this toilet is used only for handicapped person. No wonder, this type of toilet must have big space inside to maneuver people with wheelchair, so they can easily use it by themselves. The toilet necessities must be easy to reach, so handicapped person will never have a hard time when they are using it with their wheelchair. For you who doesn’t know about this type of toilet, read along and get as many information as you can.
Handicap Toilet Requirements
As it has been known, to make sure that this kind of toilet is good for handicapped person, there are some requirements. First, the toilet must have a wide door/ The width must be at least 36 inches or more. Then, it is also important that the handle of the door must be easy to reach and easy to use. The handle can be beautified with many decoration, as long it doesn’t hinder its use. Usually, common toilet for handicapper person has its door handle located about 48 inches from the toilet’s floor.
Let’s move to its toilet’s necessities. Of course, inside, the toilet that has been applied in the bathroom must be specially made for handicapped people. The position of the toilet must be in the center of the bathroom. It also has to be located with enough space for a wheelchair to slide in. Not only that, it also need to arrange its vertical clearance, so the space must be enough high. Usually, it can’t be designed to have height more than 19 inches from the bathroom’s floor. In addition, to make sure that handicapped person will be comfortable in using this type of toilet, an aluminum handles is better installed, there. This type of handles can be placed in each toilet’s sides. The existence of this handle will become the support of the handicapped person when they are trying to transfer from their wheelchair to the toilet.
In the end, do your knowledge about this handicap toilet increase? Hopefully yes. The more people know about this matter, the more people will know about how hard it is to life as an handicapped person. So, make sure if you see them on your way, greet them happily and help them if you can!
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