An assistive design focusing on a broader user group
About a third of all people over the age of 65 have at least one fall episode per year. Which is related to 20-30% of all injury-related hospitalizations. One of the reasons why the elderly and others with disabilities fall on the ground happens when walking on a slippery surface, such as on a bathroom floor. By incorporate supporting elements to a toilet; such as seat elevators, a tipping function and a automated system for intimate washing, gives independence back to the disabled or elderly persons.
Goals and visions
"Ensure healthy lives and
promote well-being for
all at all ages."
"Empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all,
irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic status."
and production patterns."