How choosing the right toilet can achieve positive health outcomes for clients
Changing a client’s toilet can contribute towards providing a positive health outcome for a raft of health problems, says accessible toileting specialist Closomat.
According to Closomat, patient-reported outcome measures where a conventional toilet has been switched for one of its wash & dry shower toilets consistently reflect enhanced quality of life and and health-related quality of life in mental and physical health.
“As we move towards integrated care, a holistic approach such as the provision of appropriate ‘tech’ to improve a patient’s health is increasingly a consideration,” observes Robin Tuffley, Closomat Marketing Manager. “A wash & dry/shower toilet, for example, improves hygiene, particularly with bladder, bowel and/or skin sensitivities or issues. It enables someone who may otherwise need help to use the toilet to go unaided, having a huge impact on their mental wellbeing.”
Uniquely, Closomat’s Palma Vita can be accessorised to accommodate changing needs as a person’s condition deteriorates – such as with multiple sclerosis, arthritis, and motor neurone disease – so it can continue to provide relief, potentially reducing the likelihood of hospital re-admission. The company says it is the only wash & dry toilet developed specifically for disabled people.
Closomat is also unique in offering initial commissioning and in-house service & maintenance as part of its commitment to enable dignified and hygienic intimate care.
It also offers full UK-based pre- and post-sales support, including site survey, design advice, supply, installation, commissioning, and service & maintenance.