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Avoid Breaking a Hip from Slipping and Falling

Getting in and out of the tub is among the very dangerous actions aged people can do. By switching for a tub that is much more accessible, you can considerably reduce the change of a serious injury from sliding and dropping. One serious harm can significantly lower lifespan and your freedom.

Make Daily Life More Dignified and Much Easier

Bath is some thing every day which most people do. By making the day-to-day cleaning of yourself easier, you can make your own life much more dignified, and much more satisfying knowing you can still take good care of yourself, without the necessity of outside help or nurses to do.

Remain in Your Own Home Much Longer and with More Mobility

Everyone needs in order manage to take care of themselves for so long as possible, and to live independently. With a fresh bathtub, you may add another year or two to having the capacity to reside in your own house, take care of yourself, and be free to decide when you want to bathe, not when you are scheduled to.

Do you want additional help bathing and cleaning of falling in the tub, due to the risk?

Does having to step high over the bathtub to get outside or in also make you frightened of falling down and put you off balance?

We are proud to set up walk in tubs and showers for the fantastic people of San Luis Obispo, to make ordinary living much easier. Our highly trained technicians here at Cain’s Mobility can have a brand new shower set up all prepared to go in your San Luis Obispo house within a couple of days!

Make Living Alone in California Safe and Fun!

For many citizens that are aging, having the ability to reside within their own home for as long as possible is the simplest way to keep pride and dignity in their own lives.

As individuals age, parts of their bodies start to break down, also it becomes dangerous to dwell alone without added help in the rare case that something occurs.

For a lot of elderly individuals, this means eventually having to move away from the San Luis Obispo dwelling they have lived in for decades and love, and into a California retirement or care facility that’s infertile, unfamiliar and not practically the same as their own house in San Luis Obispo.

By preventing falls and slips in the bathroom with a brand new walk in bath, aged people will likely be able revel in the life they have lived for years, and to remain within their own home for longer.

Avert Serious Injury that Could Shorten Your Lifespan Significantly

For a lot of aged folks living in San Luis Obispo, one serious tumble could break bones, and greatly hinder freedom and exercise for many years to come. Every day this inactivity and deficiency of skill to go can significantly decrease your lifespan and overall well-being and liberty you’ve.

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

Thus give our San Luis Obispo team a call right away to learn how you can avoid serious injury like a busted hip, leg or back, and live more independently and free for longer.

Quit Worrying about Slipping and Falling in the Restroom, and Get Equilibrium and Equilibrium.

Are you really worried about your loved one getting in or out of the shower by themselves or yourself?

Among the greatest worries for aged individuals living in San Luis Obispo is the threat of sliding and falling when getting in or out of the shower. With extra water everywhere, and slippery surfaces, it may be difficult to maintain balance well enough to get in or out.

With a walk-in tub, you can stop worrying about that possibility, as the bath procedure will likely be simple and safe once more.

Now you have more balance and stability, and can get in and out much simpler, without having to step out so high over the side.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Walk-In Bathtubs

Is there any additional structural support needed before installation?

Many walk in bathtubs are mounted to a stainless steel welded support frame with leveling feet that's included with your bought bath. The floor in the bathroom must have a structural support strength that exceeds the weight of the bathtub plus the weight of the water. Our San Luis Obispo installer will check to ascertain when it is not, whether the floor is level and otherwise, then they'll make use of the leveling legs to adjust the amount of the tub. Obviously, the last tub will have to be removed. In addition, the if replacing the wall or tile in the area will have to be removed.

Are these tubs as easy to clean as normal tubs?

They are simple to wash, but unlike regular tubs, itis recommended to keep a day-to-day cleaning habit with a walk in bathtub following manufacturer's recommendations and using the products that are correct. You wish to really make sure with a walk-in bath that you remove scum and spots to defend the surface. Depending on whether you have hard water, soft water, or well water, you'll see different types of stains and deposits on your tub. Get into the practice of wiping down the surfaces that are wet after each use to help avoid the build up scum, which will demand more scrubbing later. Weekly, use cleansers to clean your walk-in tub. Products that address your unique water spot and deposits ought to be considered as well as any signs that these products may destroy the finish on your bath. You want to familiarize yourself with the most effective cleaning techniques for your sort of bath since tubs are usually either fiberglass or acrylic. Fiberglass is porous and brittle and can readily dull and spot. Acrylic is non-porous and easy to wash. Do not use abrasive cleansers you might dull the finish and scrape on the bath. Additionally, if the weather permits, air the room out in order that it doesn't stay humid all day. Some manufacturers advise that your bathroom window opens for an hour daily to let moisture escape.

What are some of the benefits of getting one?

The most important benefit is the fact that it eases your mind in case you have mobility issues, because depending on your circumstances, you have trouble getting into the bath without a low step threshold or can slip on a normal bathtub. By making bath simpler, the design of a walk in bath may also make it a lot more suitable for individuals who you depend on in your own life and enable you to live more independently. Besides the benefits of availability and security, living alone in San Luis Obispo is a real problem for individuals suffering from mobility problems. Other benefits include improved comfort given all the attributes that are available to you. It relieves the distress connected with ailments that are common.

Will AETNA cover the cost of equipment and installation in California?

Aetna doesn't insure walkin tubs under their plans that are conventional in California. They usually follow Medicare's standards for durable medical equipment (DME) items used in the bathroom. If the member is bed- room or confined - some DMEs are considered necessary, instead of a public toilet. DMEs are considered medically necessary if it is vital for daily activities and is primarily medical in nature. Since bathing is considered a daily living action and considered essential, Aetna lists bathroom items which are incapable to transfer to and from a bath or considered medically necessary if a member is unable to bathe or shower without being seated.

How much do walk-in bathtubs cost in San Luis Obispo?

A walk-in bath in San Luis Obispo typically ranges in price from $1,700 to over $30,000. The price also changes depending on whether you choose fiberglass or acrylic tubs. Everybody is different and ensuring that a walk-in tub works for a person's unique situation is very crucial because it is typically replacing a bath or bathtub assembly that's not fulfilling their needs. A good walk-in bath runs between $8, $3,000 000 installed. Some providers offer a cash bonus or monthly premiums.

Do Walk-In Bathtubs Leak?

Yes, they can leak. Another common criticism from people who bought an inferior quality bath and tried to save cash stems from door escapes. Make sure the walk-in tub is powerful and inflexible to avoid any flex that inhibits a watertight door. Also, during the setup procedure, it's recommended that the California installer never lift the bath by the plumbing, since it can result in flows. Additionally any damage that may have occurred during carrying can loosen appointments and mishandling and cause leakage. Before utilizing the walk-in bath, it's significant that the bathtub is tested by the installer correctly according to the instruction manual. The water may have trouble emptying correctly and might create the door to leak in case the tub is not installed level with the supporting attributes supplied. Eventually, be sure to comprehend the hazards linked to the placement of your walk in tub, especially alcoves, because they have particular requirements to avert leaking.

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 paths to take into account when looking for help to buy your walkin bathtub. (1) The US Department of Agriculture helps low income and elderly residents of rural areas make home modifications to empower aging in place. 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 adjustments can include a walk-in tub. There are geographic and age, income requirements to participate. Following that, you can click on your county along with a listing of service centers including phone numbers will pop up. (2) For a non-Medicaid state financial assistance system for the elderly, you can check this list to find out if there are any that include home modifications. https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/home-modifications/state-assistance-programs.html (3) Rebuilding Together, a national non-profit that can potentially offset the setup prices of a walk in bathtub, can be a great resource. Contact them at http://www.togetherwetransform.org/find-your-local-affiliate (4)There are other options to consider. The Internal Revenue Service may decide your house modification 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 primary taxpayer to empower them to work rather than caring for their dependent. There are also qualifications in order to claim an individual who needs attention as a dependent. Phone the IRS to find out in the event you can deduct the cost of installing your walk-in tub. IRS Publication 502 is an excellent resource that will enable you to estimate 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 assist you to locate help to cover home modifications. Click here to learn more http://www.new-horizons.org/indcil.html or http://www.ilru.org/projects/silc-net/silc-directory (6) Some state housing financing agencies provide loan plans 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 program. Click here to find out more about this choice http://resnaprojects.org/allcontacts/statewidecontacts.html.

Is there a way to re-sell the tub once we are done with it?

You can re sell or locate used walk-in bathtubs being sold online. Nonetheless, lots of people usually wish to make sure that they are purchasing a walk-in tub that personally meets with their needs for the long term. They're not as inclined to take a huge risk by paying all of the costs related to shipping and the removal of their existing bath without assurance and a little more investment in the status and quality of their purchase. There's not really a huge marketplace for used plumbing fixtures. Eventually, should you think you could attempt to resell your walk in tub, the next buyer may want to understand if the lifetime warranty is extended to other owners too or if they are going to have to cover the costs connected with a door seal or other part damages that will occur with use.

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

A more affordable basic variant of the walk in tub can cost between $1,7000 and $3,000 in [

Why are these tubs so much more expensive than normal tubs?

Mainly you are paying for a list of safety features which are not accessible on a regular bathtub. These safety features are built into walk in tubs for persons with limited freedom to lower the chance of falling down. An essential feature of walk-in tubs is that there is a low step threshold to allow a user to easily enter into the bathtub unconcerned in regards to the typical high wall of a normal tub. The walk-in baths also usually contain enhanced drain choices, jet treatment, and a cleaning function. Also, one of the reasons why the cost varies among the walk-in baths is that the tubs are custom made depending on a person's demands rather than factory copied, so you can find a bath that is specifically made for someone who needs wheelchair accessibility, a tub that fits a bigger individual, or a soaker tub with jets.

Do these tubs drain normally?

Yes. Occasionally, however, it is necessary to modify the plumbing determined by the place of the drains. Installers may have to put in a fitting to the existing wastewater pipe for a walk in bathtub. Existing pipes may allow for slower drain times or faster drain times.

Will AARP cover the cost of equipment and installation?

AARP isn't a supplier of insurance, but contracts with insurance companies to make coverage available to AARP members. AARP will not make individuals health plan recommendations and doesn't cover the price of walk in bathtubs or any health needs. AARP does provide access to health care tools and coverage like Medicare Supplement Insurance and other health plans to members as a resource, but member advantages are provided by third parties. Check with the plans which are recorded in California under the membership services of AARP.
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