If you have trouble with having a bath, shower or wash, you can contact Disabled Living.
Disabled Living occupational therapists can assess you if you want more detailed advice.
Living made easy offers equipment information to help you shower, wash and bath safely.
Use the AskSara self-assessment tool to find out what equipment might help.
Buy bathing and showering aids from high street stores, online or catalogues. Useful items include:
Helping Hands may be able to assemble and install equipment such as grab rails, at very little cost
Stay safe and independent at home by changing how you do things. For example:
If you are very worried, think about keeping the bathroom door unlocked and only having a bath when someone else is in the house.
If you want more advice or you feel that you need more support, contact Adult Social Care which can assess your situation and discuss with you the type of support you need.
Adult Social Care is now provided by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust