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Make Using the Bathroom Significantly Less Risky

The toilet is one of the very dangerous places in the home for elderly people. With a fresh walk-in bath, you can make getting in and out of the shower daily that is considerably safer and much more stable. That reduces the risk of one of the very high-risk rooms in the home.

Make Daily Life Much Easier and More Dignified

Bathing is some thing that most people do every single day. By making the day-to-day cleaning of yourself easier, you are able to make your life a lot more pleasurable, and much more dignified understanding you can take good care of yourself, without the need of external help or nurses to do.

Increase the Total Value to Your Berkeley Home

With an aging baby boomer population, mobility assistive devices and equipment installed in a Berkeley house will probably be quite appealing to this demographic. With the addition of mobility devices to your bathroom, you make it much easier to sell when the time comes, and can considerably boost your Berkeley home’s resale value.


Do you need extra help bathing and cleaning of falling in the tub because of the threat?

We are proud to set up walk in tubs and showers for the truly amazing individuals of Berkeley, to make regular living easier. Our highly trained technicians here at Cain’s Mobility CA can have a brand new shower arrangement all ready to go in your Berkeley house within a few days!

Increase your Berkeley Home’s Resale Value to An Increasing Baby Boomer Population.

As more and more of the baby boomer population in California are becoming elderly, freedom gear will become a larger and larger selling point for the purchase of Berkeley houses.

By installing a walk in bath in your Berkeley house, you’ll not only make living easier now, but would set your dwelling up to be precious in the future.

Every walk in bathtub can substantially raise your California house’s resale and allure to aging people.

Give our Berkeley team a call to discover just how much the resale value of your house would increase from a brand new installation.

Make Living Independently in California Safe and Fun Once More!

For several aging citizens, being able to reside in their particular house for as long as possible is the easiest way to maintain pride and dignity in their own lives.

As people age, parts of their bodies start to break down, and it becomes dangerous to live alone without added help in the rare instance that something occurs.

For many aged individuals, this means eventually needing to move away from the Berkeley home they’ve lived in for years and love, and into a California retirement or care facility that is infertile, unknown and not nearly the same as their own home in Berkeley.

By preventing slips and falls in the bathroom with a brand new walk-in tub, aged individuals will likely be able to remain in their own home for more, and revel in the life they have lived for a long time.

Avert Serious Injury which Could Shorten Your Lifespan Considerably

For many aged people dwelling in Berkeley, bones could break, and significantly hinder mobility and exercise for a long time to come. This inactivity and lack of ability to move can substantially reduce your lifespan and total well-being and freedom you’ve every day.

One of the easiest ways to prevent harm is in the bathroom, with new freedom equipment that make the procedure of bathing less dangerous than before.

So give our Berkeley team a call immediately to learn ways to avoid serious injury like a busted hip, leg or back, and live more independently for longer, and free.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Can I convert my existing bathtub into a walk-in one?

Yes. There are instructions available on how exactly to convert your existing bathtub into a walk-in tub. We advise that you understand how exactly to make use of the proper tools in order that you just do not end up with a non-working tub. There are companies in Berkeley that know the way to turn your home and your disability that is bath more reachable for less of an investment than other options. As installers, we understand just how to point you in the right direction, so please ask us for a consultation so we can help you make your home meet your present wants, especially if you've recently become disabled or are supplying an elderly man care-giving in their home or your house.

2) Is there any additional structural support needed before installation?

Many walk-in bathtubs are mounted to a stainless steel welded support framework with leveling feet that is included with your purchased tub. The floor in the toilet should have a structural support strength that exceeds the weight of the bathtub as well as the weight of the water. Our Berkeley installer will check to ascertain if the floor is level and otherwise when it is not, then they'll use the leveling legs to adjust the level of the tub. Obviously, the previous tub will need to be removed. In addition, the wall or tile in area will need to be removed if replacing.

3) What are some of the benefits of getting one?

The most important advantage is the fact that it facilitates your thoughts when you have mobility issues, because depending on your situation, you have trouble getting into the tub without a low step threshold or can slip on a normal bath. By making bathing easier, the plan of a walk-in bathtub can also make it a lot more convenient for people who you depend on in your life and help you live more independently. Aside from the benefits of availability and security, living independently in Berkeley is a real concern for individuals suffering from freedom problems. Other benefits include enhanced relaxation given all the attributes which are available to you. It relieves the discomfort connected with ailments that are common. It's a popular pick for people who love taking baths need autonomy and wish to feel safe and worry-free unimpeded by their mobility problem.

4) Do these tubs use more water than conventional tubs?

Yes. A walk-in tub is usually taller than an average bath tub, which contains about 2 1/2 feet of water on average. Some producers say if a regular shower is 7 minutes that you just use the exact same amount of water as a typical shower and also you use 7 gallons of water a minute. Many of the walk in baths available on the market have a 40-80 gallon capacity. The truth is, many manufacturers advise that you've got a hot water tank that fits at least 50 gallons, though some baths will function efficiently should you fill them with 40-60 gallons.

5) Do these tubs drain normally?

Yes. Sometimes, however, it's important to change the plumbing determined by the precise location of the drains. Installers may need to put in a fitting to the present wastewater conduit for a walk-in tub. Existing plumbing may allow for slower drain times or more rapid drain times.

6) Is there a way to get Jacuzzi jets in my tub?

Yes. Be careful of the amount of water and air that comes out of the jets to be sure it's the proper number that will soothe aches and your sore muscles with a massage sensation. Jets could be positioned to target special areas to provide for the very best effects. Many Berkeley customers enjoy the therapeutic effect of having jets installed in their own walk-in tub for a wide array of health conditions that benefit from the relaxation that is added.

7) What types of financing are available in California if insurance doesn't cover home modifications?

The American Elder Care Research Organization lists several other financial assistance avenues to consider when searching for assistance to buy your walk in bathtub. (1) The US Department of Agriculture helps low income and elderly residents of rural areas make house modifications to empower aging in position. The USA Rural Development program is also referred to as the Section 504 plan, the Very Low-Income Housing Repair program along with the RD 504 Loan Program. The alterations may have a walk-in tub. There are geographical and age, income requirements to participate. To find out more about the maximum numbers available, other limits and the best way to apply, visit and click on your state after you click on the 'Contact Us' link. Then, you can click on your own county and a list of service centers including phone numbers will pop up. (2) For a non-Medicaid state financial assistance program for the elderly, you can check this list to see if there are any that include home modifications. (3) Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit that can potentially cancel the setup costs of a walk-in tub, can be a great resource. Contact them at (4)There are other alternatives to consider. The IRS may determine your home alteration qualifies for tax deductions as a dental and medical expense. This must not be confused with the Dependent Care Tax Credit, which is used for dependent care expenses incurred by a taxpayer that was primary to enable them to work rather than caring for their dependent. There are also qualifications to be able to maintain an individual who needs attention as a dependent. Phone the Internal Revenue Service to determine in the event you can deduct the cost of installing your walk in bath. IRS Publication 502 is a great resource that can enable you to gauge whether modifying your bathroom qualifies you to deduct it as a medical expense. You can also phone them at (800) 829-1040. (5) The National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification can also help you find help to pay for home modifications. Click the link to find out more (6) Your local Independent Living Center (ILC) is a useful resource for suggestions on how to pay for your adjustments. Click here to find out more or (6) Some state housing finance agencies provide loan programs to help folks with disabilities or families living in a family with a member living with disabilities including home modification programs that are part of the state Assistive Technology software. Click here to find out more about this choice

8) Will AARP cover the cost of equipment and installation?

AARP isn't a supplier of insurance, but contracts with insurers to make coverage available to AARP members. AARP does not make health plan recommendations for people and does not cover the cost of walk-in bathtubs or some well-being needs. AARP does provide access to healthcare tools and coverage like other health plans and Medicare Supplement Insurance to members as a resource, but third parties provide member advantages. Check with the plans that are listed in California under AARP's membership services.

9) Can the shower be used still with a walk-in bathtub?

Yes. There are walk in bath installments that give you a big standing area for standup showers. You can either shower standing up or sitting down. Be sure to get the correct dimensions for the walk-in bath so you do not feel cramped during a stand up shower. Additionally, another thing to keep in mind would be to ask about the faucet place, since if your faucet isn't directly against a wall, it's a lot harder to tap into your existing shower should you'd like to keep your standing shower.

10) Will Medicare cover the cost of equipment and installation in California?

Medicare does not cover walk-in tub gear and installation prices in California, for the reason that they're dwelling modifications, not durable medical equipment. Durable medical equipment doesn't contain physical changes to a home, only medical equipment and materials that are used to help a patient in and out of a chair or bed, or make use of a shower or bathtub simpler and safer. Consumer Affairs implies that you might want to contact Medicare to see if (for mobility safety reasons) a walk-in bath is justified to determine if the gear may be somewhat compensated. More often than not, they won't cover it. However, if you're qualified for Medicaid, your state's system may give you some financial assistance for a walk-in tub. You may be eligible for a Home and Community Based Service (HCBS) waiver to play for particular specialized medical equipment and availability adjustments. In case you are a receiver of Medicaid and Medicare, you should also think about the Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan. This plan is a portion of the Medicare Advantage plan for dual eligibles. Medicaid provides a whole record of waivers relevant to the elderly that we recommend that you review.

11) How much is it for a cheaper walk-in bathtub?

A more affordable fundamental version of the walk-in bathtub can really cost between $1,7000 and $3,000 in [

12) Are these tubs as easy to clean as normal tubs?

They are not difficult to wash, but unlike regular tubs, itis advisable to maintain a day-to-day cleaning habit with a walk-in bath subsequent manufacturer's recommendations and utilizing the correct products. You want to really make sure with a walk-in bath that you remove spots and scum to safeguard the surface. Get into the practice of wiping down the wet surfaces after each use to help prevent the build up scum, that will demand more scrubbing afterwards. Weekly, use cleaners to clean your walkin bath. Products that address your specific water blot and deposits ought to be considered in addition to any indications that these products may ruin the finish on your tub. You need to familiarize yourself with the most effective cleaning techniques for your sort of bath since baths are usually either fiberglass or acrylic. Fiberglass can readily dull and is brittle and porous and spot. Do not use harsh abrasive products on fiberglass. Acrylic is non porous and easy to clean. Also, if the weather allows, air out the room in order that it doesn't stay humid all day. Some manufacturers recommend that your own bathroom window opens for an hour daily to let moisture escape.

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