Bathing areas – home adaptations

Home adaptations allow individuals who are disabled, ageing or vulnerable to continue to live in their own homes for longer. This does require, however, homes to be adapted to provide a safe and comfortable environment for them to live in.

When houses are adapted, you need to not only consider the needs of the individual now, but in the future. Physical and mental health can deteriorate over time, and to have a familiar environment that does not have to be changed reduces stress and confusion after the house modification.

"I was given a lovely range of colours to choose from for my new floors and walls, and it was so nice to be able to make these decisions for myself, and be involved in the process, rather than just given something plain and boring. I chose a nice grey blue for the shower room floor, which matches the blue walls. It's a lovely colour scheme.
Feeling safe in the shower room is very important for me, and the flooring is not slippery at all, even when it’s wet. I have someone in to clean it for me and they tell me this is very easy to do. It's a miracle, really, that I was able to stay here. Everyone who visits me is amazed by what has been done in the house and very impressed with how it looks. I am so grateful to everyone involved."

Mrs Mohammed, London

Complete your home adaptation with Altro Whiterock wall sheets allowing you to design personalised spaces with images and photographs or contrasting colours. Altro Whiterock offer contemporary shades that suit any domestic environment. For environments that demand luxury, Altro Whiterock is the ideal choice. Its smooth, high quality look and variety of shade combinations create the look that visitors would expect: a real wow factor!

To help you choose the right floors and walls for your bathing areas, the Altro Product Selector offers guidance in an instant. See how your product choices could look with our 3D Space Visualiser.