View all toileting help and advice

These pages provide advice and suggestions relating to some aspects of toileting. Click on the links to read the relevant advice. For general advice on how to use this site, click this link.

General advice around toileting
Sitting and standing from a toilet
Toilet height
Toilet rails
Managing clothing when using the toilet
Cleaning yourself after going to the toilet
Standing while using a toilet
Shower, over toilet and commode chairs
Public Toilets

Assessment by an occupational therapist

Equipment provision through local authorities and direct payments
Equipment provision through local authorities and direct payments

Further information
Buying Equipment
Useful information and organisations
AskSARA's toilet sections. AskSARA is the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)'s free online self assessment tool. If you choose its 'Toilet section' AskSARA will ask you questions related to the use of your toilet, getting to the toilet and sitting and standing from the toilet and then offer relevant advice, product suggestions and supplier details.

All advice is either supported by references (cited in the text) or is based upon peer reviewed professional opinion. Our advice is impartial and not influenced by sponsors or product suppliers listed on the site.
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