Handicap Bars


Handicap bars are the safety devices in the bathrooms, toilets, living rooms stair cases and alike meant for those having physical disabilities.

In 1970, Chronically Sick And Disabled Persons' Act made it a compulsion for the local authorities in the UK to see that disabled persons had enough disability assistance in their own homes. In 1971, the Department of Health and Social Security Disability Service brought forward the proposal for a better provision of simple personal mobility aids and other domestic equipment and fixation of admissible adapted equipment in their homes.

Handicap bars help in creating a safe environment for handicapped persons having limited changeableness. The handicapped persons use them to maintain balance, cart away, and prevent falls. The common accidents that happen among the disabled are the falls within the house when they try to do certain things themselves. Thus, the ADA emphasized on grab bars and safety rails installation program to help them regulate their certain activities.

They mostly need these things in the bathroom and near the stairs. Handicap grab bars give them the freedom and satisfaction to carry on the activities themselves. They no longer need any body to assist them to bathrooms or lawns or verandas. The handicap bars make things easier by the following methods:

# They make it easier to carry out the daily activities.
# They create a safe environment and avert accidents.
# They increase the independence at home for movement without anybody's support and make acts comfortable.