What To Consider When Picking A Toilet Type

Are you looking to buy a toilet for a wheelchair user? Well, you need to consider the size of the bathroom and the structure of the bathroom walls, as well as the type of wheelchair in use and the physical needs of the individual. The federal ADA guidelines states all publicly accessible facilities must allow access for those living in a wheelchair. for Here is what you need to consider when buying a toilet for a wheelchair user. 

Toilet Bowl Depth

Wall-hung toilets come in different shapes and sizes. If this is the type of toilet you want to buy for a wheel chair user, you need to plan for the clear floor space below the toilet bowl. That way, it’s easier to move and turn around when the person is inside the bathroom. You need to pick a toilet model without a very deep bowl so it’s easier for the footrests to pass below the ball.

Toilet Bowl Depth

The toilet seat height will also determine how comfortable the wheelchair user will be while seated on the toilet. It will also determine how easy it is to transfer on and off the toilet. If you buy a toilet with a pedestal height, you can choose one with pre-fixed heights. You can settle for a wall-hung toilet style to allow flexibility when choosing the right height for a wheelchair user.

ADA Compliance for restrooms