Bathroom safety is paramount for the elderly and disabled, as most accidents and falls happen in the bathroom. Here are six tips for grab bar placement and safety for you or your elderly parents’ home.
Grab Bar Height. There is no standard height requirement for residential installation of grab bars, and everyone’s needs are different. But as a rule of thumb, in ADA-compliant bathrooms, grab bars are installed 33-inches to 36-inches off the finished floor.