Bathing options - which would you choose and why?

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I have some options (I have to say it's quite exciting) but I need some unbiased input and you are all it!
Of the following which would you choose for your loved one. let me set the scene:
Detached bungalow with a bathroom that contains a standard bath with shower over, hand basin and wc

Now I can do one of the following - there isn't a HUGE price difference but I want to make sure I get it right first time

1 Take the bath out and put in a walk in bath

Concern currently ..... Fine for now but wont be when she cant walk; Requires commode in her bedroom

2 Keep the existing bath but get a proper hoist for mum fitted into the ceiling on a track

Concern currently ..... fine but I am scare of using a hoist and as Mum's dementia progresses she might be too; Requires commode in her bedroom

3 Take out bath and put in a very low rise (about 1 centimetre above level) shower It has half doors and is the length of the bath

Concern currently ..... None really and I could wheel mum into if she got worse. Requires commode in her bedroom

4 Put in a shower pod in her bedroom

Concern currently ..... Would I need to install an extractor/dehumidifier ? Requires commode in her bedroom too

5 Put in a shower/wc/handbasin/ wetroom pod into her bedroom

Concern currently ..... Would I need to install an extractor/dehumidifier ?

HELP ME PEEPS PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEASE

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Lots of food for thought here. The bathroom is tiled completely floors and walls already so I think a low curb shower does sound good hopefully I can get a large one with some half doors so I dont have to get drenched every time I shower Mum which is the way things go right now!
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Replacing a bath with a low curb shower is always going to be a cheaper option, because the plumbing doesn't have to be moved, especially if you go with a tub surround and skip the expensive tile. Make sure you have a no slip floor, I have vinyl that is quite attractive IMO. We had to widen the door so I needed to replace the sink and vanity with a small pedestal sink, an accessible wall hung sink would also be a good option if you have the space for it. And get a taller toilet, better yet get it plumbed and wired for one of those fancy heated bidets.
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Sendme that is exactly my problem I did do that and what I saw was stunning but at well over $14000 its more than we can afford. Even the cheapest i have seen run at about 10k
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Go spend a night in a four-star hotel, obtain a disabled access room and check out that wheelchair accessible shower. If I had the money, I would get that.
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I thought a utility tub installed somewhere in the home (even replacing the bathroom sink) would allow for a place to throw soiled towels/linens in a hurry while tending to the patient. So that the things can be pre-washed, before going into a washing machine. What are you going to miss?, a tiny sink that you cannot easily wash out a pair of nylons/hosiery?
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I recommend a hand-held shower wand with a long hose. Then place a tub transfer stool (the kind you sit on and you slide across to the chair (contiguous) on the inside of the tub (or are assisted into the tub side); the patient sits there on the chair, and can clean themselves or can be assisted. Some have backs on them, can be seen on Amazon. Can you get that where you are? If the patient cannot walk, transfer from wheelchair to tub chair can be accomplished.
THEN, saving all that money on remodeling a bath, you can and should buy something for yourself.
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I would have opted as well for a room in which a wheelchair can be brought in, then your mother just shifted to a built in seat for the shower. These are what I've seen in SNF facilities and they seem to work the best.

As to cost, are you dealing with plumbers or assistive device modification firms? The latter might be more expensive, but on the other hand they're probably more familiar with what needs to be done, especially the issue of what's necessary to ensure that water doesn't run out onto the floor.

Another thing that would be wonderful is a towel heater so mom can have warm towels as soon as the shower is over. I understand they're used more in Europe than here in the US.

As to a dehumidifier, I guess it would depend on the ventilation. Is there already or would there be an exhaust fan (that might be what you call an extractor)? If not, I would think one would be necessary; there will be a lot of steam coming from that shower.

Hoists make me a bit uncomfortable and I think anyone with a bit of dementia might be uncomfortable being in one as well. There's also the issue of preventative maintenance for safety.

Otherwise option 3 looks good.

You're wise to plan ahead for this need before it happens.
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Oddly enough the wet room is the most expensive of all the options, hence it not being on the list...yes I know I know I asked xxx thanks though all input appreciated looks like I will have to review the finances ....again
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Oh, by all means the wet room. Not one on your list, poster, but most definitely the best option. Really should be the cheapest of the options. AND with the savings, a wash basin in her room for your ease of use.
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My fantasy bathroom would be a completely accessible wetroom.
Does your mom enjoy baths over showers? I have read here that others very much enjoy their walk-in bath, and you would have the option of placing a hand held shower unit in it if you needed that.
I opted for removing the bath and replacing it with an easily available shower unit, but with a 3" curb it will not be wheelchair accessible. One bonus I have discovered is that the shower hose can reach to the sink, where I use it to wash her hair salon style, and to the toilet, where I can use it to assist in clean up there. This can result in wet floors if I'm not careful, hence the dreams of a wetroom. Unfortunately they are not common over here and finding a competent contractor would have been difficult.
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