How To Design A Bathroom For The Elderly

by Shreya Bilagi | May 27, 2020 | 4 mins read

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We at Design Cafe believe in taking care of the aged as they also need the best of the best when it comes to home interiors. Check out senior citizen bathroom design for elderly parents at home.

Take care of your old parents because one day you will be old too. When it comes to taking care of elderly people, we need to consider their comfort and make sure they have a fall-free and safe experience in the bathroom. We at Design Cafe have come up with senior citizen bathroom designs for elderly family members of your house. Everyone needs a bathroom where they can relax and get their business done, and for elderly people, a little hand-holding is a must. So, here’s how you can design a safe, comfortable yet stylish elder-friendly bathroom in your home.

Old Age Bathroom Design With Seats

We all know how parents or grandparents who are ageing love to take a seat wherever they find one. You would have noticed when you’re out shopping at the mall that your ageing parent or grandparent loves to sit in the food court on a bench. They enjoy watching the crowd as they wait for you to return from your shopping spree. This bathroom design for the elderly is for those who like to sit around and relax. This senior citizen bathroom design helps them rest and keep their belongings within easy reach.

White bathroom design for senior citizens with a fold-up bench to take rest
A white bathroom with a fold-up bench for the elderly

A Stylish Senior Citizen Bathroom Design

This elder-friendly bathroom does not have to compromise on style. This bathroom comes with white tiles and a pop of grey. A hand shower is installed so that elderly members can enjoy a fuss-free bath. The elderly toilet design features rails so they can hold on and sit at ease. This bathroom also has inbuilt shower shelves so they can easily access their toiletries and don’t have to make a run for their towels.

Elderly friendly bathroom designs with a hand shower for old aged persons
A stylish bathroom for the elderly with a large mirror
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A Comfortable Bathroom Design For Seniors

This gorgeous elder-friendly bathroom design ensures it makes your ageing family member feel comfortable. This image here shows us a bathroom with a resting chair where they can read their papers and be seated while they take a hot shower. A toilet right next to it with a faucet and handrail allows your ageing family member to sit down and get up with ease. This bathroom has vitrified tiles with a slight use of timber near the toilet for slip-free bathing time.

Senior citizen bathroom design with a resting chair below the shower
A resting chair for a relaxed bathing experience

An Elderly Toilet Design To Avoid Accidents

The elderly sometimes need hand-holding when it comes to going to the loo. So here is an elderly-friendly toilet. Yes, you read that right. This toilet will allow your elder folk to have ample support while they sit on the toilet with no room for accidents. This elderly-friendly bathroom also comes with a foldable seat and handrails for extra support if needed.

Elderly-friendly toilet design in bathroom with a foldable seat and handrails
A bathroom with dark grey vitrified tile

Old Age Bathroom Design To Wheel Right Through

This senior citizen bathroom design allows the elderly member of your home to wheel into the bathroom at ease. This bathroom is nothing from the mundane. It has a splash of hot pink and is meant for the fun and friendly elderly. This bathroom design is definitely elder-friendly with handrails provided next to the toilet and shower.

Senior citizen bathroom design images with a fresh pop of hot pink
A fun-loving bathroom for the elderly with a fresh pop of hot pink to bring in some fun

This Elder-Friendly Bathroom Design Is All About Floral Elegance

This senior citizen bathroom design will keep your old folk calm with this pleasant tone of blue. This beautiful bathroom has an elegant edge to it with floral patterned tiles and a white ceramic toilet and sink. Steel handrails are provided for support on either side so they don’t slip while getting up.

Floral printed tiles brings elegance look to elderly friendly bathrooms
An elegant blue bathroom with floral printed tiles

This is what weThis is what we at Design Cafe think about bathroom design for the elderly. Get ready to give the senior citizens in your home some rest and peace of mind with these elder-friendly bathroom designs.

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Shreya Bilagi is a content writer at Design Cafe home interiors blog.

Shreya Bilagi

Shreya Bilagi is a content writer at Design Cafe who has a creative and adventurous personality. She has worked in the media for the past four years starting off as a Radio Jockey with Radio Mirchi and later an anchor on television. Her love for dogs is infinite. Art and culture, spirituality, theatre, travelling, Netflix and wine all fall under her circle of passion.

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