Additional Support Grab Rail

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Model Number: NH-76845

Brand: Niche Healthcare

  • The grab rail is made of stainless steel + ABS nylon
  • The projectpoint on the pole can act as a skid
  • 35mm diameter
SKU: 44502306 Category: Tag:

Description

Installing grab rails in a corridor, especially in environments where individuals may need additional support, can contribute to improved accessibility and safety. Corridors are spaces where people may walk or move from one area to another, and adding grab rails can be particularly beneficial for individuals with mobility challenges or those who may need assistance with balance. Here are some considerations for installing grab rails in a corridor:

Placement: Determine strategic locations for grab rails based on the needs of individuals using the corridor. Common placements include along the walls at a height that is easily reachable for users.

Type of Grab Rail:

  • Horizontal Bars: These are typically installed horizontally along the corridor walls, providing a continuous handhold for individuals walking along the corridor.
  • Vertical Bars: Vertical grab bars can be installed for additional support, especially in areas where individuals may need to stop or change direction.
  • Material: Choose grab rails made of durable and sturdy materials, such as stainless steel or aluminium. Consider the finish of the grab rail to ensure it complements the aesthetics of the corridor.
  • Length and Size: Ensure that the grab rails are of appropriate length and size to provide effective support. Consider the height and reach of the intended users.
  • Colour and Visibility: Choose grab rails with colours that provide good visibility, especially in environments where individuals may have visual impairments.
  • Weight Capacity: Verify that the grab rails have a sufficient weight capacity to support the intended users. This information is typically provided by the manufacturer.
  • Installation: Proper installation is crucial for the effectiveness of the grab rails. They should be securely anchored to the wall using appropriate screws and anchors. If uncertain about installation, it’s advisable to seek professional assistance.
  • ADA Compliance: If installing grab rails in public or commercial spaces, consider compliance with accessibility standards, such as those outlined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Installing grab rails in a corridor can enhance accessibility for a variety of individuals, including those with disabilities or seniors who may need additional support while navigating the space. If you have specific requirements or health concerns, it’s recommended to consult with a healthcare professional or an occupational therapist to determine the most suitable type and placement of grab rails based on individual needs.

 

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