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Looking for a rail that goes across the bath with suction cups for little one. Like a single bar. Any ideas where I might find myself one of these? I've looked in many disability catalogues and can't find what I am looking for.

 

I seen this below but it's no good because of the way my bath is. Something similar that she needs, just a single bar.

 

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The problem with suction cups is that they're not very good for taking any weight, as soon as you use it to pull yourself, they can come unstuck. I have a grab rail and I always have to be careful not to pull too hard. It would be no good if I were to slip, I couldn't use it to stop my fall, only to stabilise myself with little pressure, if that makes sense.

 

If the little one needs a rail to pull herself up, I would really not advise suction cups.

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Good point!

 

She has grab rails at the side but they aren't much help to her.

 

Cheers PF, I'll look into that.

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Just a thought as B&Q do a massive range of ironmongery so you may well be able to put something together.

 

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Just a thought as B&Q do a massive range of ironmongery so you may well be able to put something together.

 

PF

 

Or get my boyfriend round to do the job for me!! To be honest this would probably be far cheaper than the disability aids themselves.

 

It shocks me how much the price increases on a bit of metal if the word "disability" is slapped on it.

 

Great suggestion, thank you.

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Indeed it would be cheaper and just as good, and yes your boyfriend is ideal to sort it and is duly nominated by me lol.

 

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red flag to a bull!

 

Are you sure Bookie, just I remember the consequences of the last matador to do that lol.

 

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My wife has never had to pay for appliances as we has our local Social Services assess her and they have supplied rails,stools,2 types of bath lift and a wheelchair to name but a few.

We have though, had to now remove the bath and have our own wet room fitted and are saving up for stair lift as because we have a downstairs as well as upstairs loo the wating list for each is about 2 years.Good luck;)

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