Welcome to our Buyer’s Guide

Browse our in depth Buyer’s Guide below or search for an answer.

Pricing


What is included in the cost of a mobility bathroom?

We manage your project from design through to installation. Our expert installation team fit your chosen bathroom as well as any accessories you have included in your design.

Why don't you show pricing?

As each of our bathrooms are specially designed to fit your home. Prices are dependant on the space available as well as your needs and your choice of style.

I’m disabled, do I have to pay VAT?

To determine whether you’re eligible to receive your bathroom products VAT free, there are strict guidelines to qualify.

Do you offer a free survey?

You can book your free survey online by choosing a suitable time that works for you. Our expert team will assist with your brief and offer any advice on making the most of your space. You can book your obligation-free appointment here today.

How much is it going to cost?

Every installation is different, depending on your personal needs, the size of your bathroom, and the existing plumbing and electrics. We offer a free, no-obligation consultation, so an expert can assess your specific circumstances and requirements, and then provide you with a price – right down to the last penny.

Do you offer grants?

The council offers grants to help support the cost of home adaptations for those with disabilities. You are able to apply with grants via your local council’s website. Premier Care are unable to assist with your application.

How much does a mobility bathroom cost?

All of our mobility bathrooms are custom designed to fit your bathroom, so there are no set prices on our products. To price your new bathroom, we consider many factors, including the layout, the space available, and your individual needs.

Walk-in Showers


What styles of shower are available?

Our design process is fully customisable to your needs and requirements, so you are able to have any shower style you wish. With accessibility in mind, we design walk-in showers with half height doors which are ideal to provide safety and convenience to those with carers.

What is the smallest shower tray you can do?

The smallest shower trays we install are 800 x 800mm or 1200 x 700mm. In certain circumstances, these can be trimmed down in size to fit a smaller area. We offer a free, no-obligation survey to check the smallest shower tray we can install in your bathroom.

How high are your shower trays?

Our ultra-low shower trays start at 40mm in height. In some circumstances, these can be sunk into the floor to offer a lower or level access threshold.

What is a shower chair?

For a safe and easy spot to sit whilst you bathe, shower chairs are the ideal option. Cleverly designed to be lightweight and durable, our foldable seats can be easily moved away if it’s not needed and will stay in their high-quality condition for a long time.

What is a walk-in shower?

The issue many people face with standard showers is the tricky step to get in can be a safety hazard. Our walk-in showers feature low-level shower trays to minimise any falls and maximise your safety. It’s a hassle-free way to get in and out of your shower that the whole family can enjoy.

How does a walk-in shower differ from a normal shower?

Walk-in showers are designed to maximise your safety. Normal showers can sometimes cause falls and slips due to their tricky access. Our products include a low-level shower tray that has a clever slip-resistant design, from just 40mm in height, to ensure the smallest and easiest step into the shower.

Walk-in Baths


How high is the step into a walk-in bath?

At Premier Care, your comfort and needs are our priority. All of our specially designed walk-in baths are made to ensure an easy bathing experience. Now you can enjoy all the pleasures of a standard bath, but with added safety and luxury, from low-level entry, grab rails and slip-resistant flooring.

How do I use a walk-in bath?

All of our walk-in baths are guaranteed safety-proof. From low-level access, slip-resistant surfaces, grab rails and to thermostatic fillers, using a Premier Care walk-in bath is easy, safe and secure.

How does a walk-in bath work?

Walk-in baths are designed to make your bathing experience safer. They include a compact door at a low-level height that allows you to easily step into the bath without any hassle.

What size of bath is best?

Baths and showers come in many shapes and sizes. In the past, you may have opted for a shower thinking your bathroom would be too small for a bath. Our ultra-compact option, the Oasis, may change your mind. Half the length of a traditional bath, but twice as deep, it allows for a deep soak […]

Wet Room


What is a wet room?

Designed for easy accessibility, wet rooms are open showers or a shower which sits behind a single wall or screen.As the shower is the same level as the floor, it eliminates the need to step over anything, making it perfectly practical, especially for those with mobility issues.

At Premier Care, all our wet rooms are equipped with slip-resistant tiling for added safety. You can even find durable features, like a folding seat, to maximise your comfort.

What are the advantages of a wet room?

Wet rooms are not only a great investment now, but they can benefit you in the future too. Here are just some of the benefits of a wet room.

How does a wet room work?

A wet room is designed to make bathing as easy as possible. It gets rid of any obstacles in the way such as the shower tray and door so you can simply enter the bathroom, turn on the shower and wash.

Can you replace my bath with a shower or wet room?

Absolutely. If your accessibility needs are a priority, then a wet room or a walk-in shower provide the perfect alternative to your existing bath.

Accessibility


Which bathroom is best for wheelchair users?

For wheelchair users, our wet room designs are the ultimate in hassle-free bathing. With no need to get in or out of the shower or bath, simply manoeuvre the chair to the desired position and wash. Seats and grab rails can be placed under the shower, too, and the extra space makes it easier for carers to lend a hand.

Which bathroom is best for carer access?

Our bathrooms are designed to put ease of access first, for both you and if you need space for a carer. Our magnetic folding doors, in either tempered safety glass or polycarbonate safety glazing, are half-height to help with assisted bathing.

What are the main safety features of a walk-in shower?

For your safety and comfort, all our showers are fitted with low-access, slip-resistant trays; high-quality, tempered safety glass; and attractive, comfortable seats.

What safety features do your products have?

To ensure the ultimate stress-free and relaxing showering experience, our bathrooms can be fitted with a number of different safety features. To make your bathing safer, we fit our showers and wet rooms with slip-resistant surfacing to avoid any accidental slips or falls. Low-level access showers are also available.

Do your bathrooms have access for carers and wheelchairs?

We exist to make your bathing experience easier and more relaxing, so accessibility is always at the forefront of our minds when we are designing any new bathroom. With Premier Care in Bathing, you are able to work with us to create a bathroom which suits your every need.

Accessories


What is StayWarm?

StayWarm is an additional comfort feature available with a number of our walk-in baths. The feature heats the underside and back of your bath seat.

What is Chromotherapy?

Chromotherapy is an ancient natural light treatment that helps promote emotional well-being through light waves of a variety colour.

What is a thermostatic tap?

A thermostatic tap is an essential part of safe bathing. It blends both hot and cold water to maintain your ideal temperature, while also regulating the flow.

What is a thermostatic shower?

With safety in mind, a thermostatic shower allows complete control of the temperature of the water. All our showers are built with this feature to ensure there is never any risk of scalding from boiling hot water. The control also ensures you won’t be surprised by a freezing cold jet of water.

What is resonance sound therapy?

Resonance therapy uses sound and music to create a relaxing environment to bathe in. Sounds can help to relax muscles and mind, inducing mental and physical well-being in individuals.

What is a hydrovescent spa massage?

A hydrovescent spa massage is formed of champagne like streams, created by air jets around the sides and bottom of the bath. These thin and gentle jets are much softer than conventional jets and can help to improve circulation as well as relax muscles and relieve inflammation.

Delivery & Installation


Will there be a lot of mess?

Our expert team endeavour to keep any mess during installation to a minimum. The team will ensure dust sheets are used as much as possible to protect your home, taking every care to respect your property. They also ensure that old bathroom equipment and any rubbish is removed.

Will I be left without toilet facilities?

We always minimise the time you are left without a usable toilet. In most cases, this is limited to just a few hours and we can build this time around you.

What qualifications do your installers have?

Our expert installation team undergoes individual assessment by Premier Care. Checks guarantee their ability to install your new bathroom to the highest standards. Premier Care is also a member of the British Institute of Installers and the Federation of Builders.

Is Premier Care in Bathing properly qualified for electrical installation work?

We hold all of the necessary proper qualifications to undertake electrical installations. All electrical work is certificated to part “P” safety regulations.

How long does it take to install a walk-in bath or shower?

On average, a Premier Care bathroom installation takes around four days to complete. The installation time differs for everyone depending on the product, the fitting difficulty and any additional design features. During your obligation-free consultation with one of our expert advisors, we will aim to give you an accurate estimate on installation time.

Do you remove all of the rubbish?

After the installation, we remove all of the old bathroom equipment and any rubbish.

Do you fit tiles?

From start to finish, we take care of your bathroom installation. Our expert team are happy to fit tiles of your choice to complete the look.

How long will it take between me placing an order and the installation starting?

As a custom bathroom service, each installation can be different. Our team will work to give you an estimated installation date once you have agreed to your bathroom design.

Do you install heating or radiators?

We supply and install a range of heated towel rails and radiators to complement your bathroom. These can be either straight or curved and are available in a chrome or white finish. They can be wet feed, dual fuel or electric.

Can I have a wet room fitted?

Wet rooms are highly adaptable and can be fitted in large and small bathrooms. Once installed, the open plan design also gives the illusion of greater space. Our experts understand the complexities involved in installing a wet room, which is why we offer a free, no-obligation survey, so they can advise you in the right way.

Can you fit a shower in one day?

It’s possible to fit a walk-in shower in one day – if we’re simply replacing your existing shower and all plumbing and electrics are already in place. However, on average, it will take a little longer than this. We offer a free survey to check what work is needed in advance, so we can let you know how long installation will take.

Could we use our own plumber?

Premier Care in Bathing offer a fully inclusive service. This means we look after everything from the design, supply and installation of your bath or shower room. We do not offer a supply-only service for your own plumbers.

FAQs


Will my mobility bathroom look like a disability bathroom?

Premier Care bathrooms do not look like disability bathrooms. All our baths and showers are accessible and safe for those living with mobility issues, but we take great pride in creating bathrooms that are elegant, smart and stylish.

Why Choose Premier Care Bathrooms?

Premier Care in Bathing has some of the lowest access steps currently available in walk-in baths making stepping into and out of the bath safe and secure.

My bathroom is small and has an unusual shape. Can you help?

Yes, we will be pleased to assess the practicality of installing one of our easy-access products in your bathroom. You can arrange your free, no-obligation consultation with one of our expert advisors today

Will your products fit in my bathroom?

Our walk-in showers are designed and adapted for a variety of different bathrooms, so no matter how awkwardly shaped or small your room is, we will still find solutions so you are able to experience the pleasure of one of our walk-in showers or wet rooms.

How else can I customise my bathroom?

All our mobility bathrooms can be adapted to your individual needs. Here are a few options for your to consider.

Do you provide a full warranty?

Yes, we provide a comprehensive guarantee on all our products and installation work.

Do you install bathroom furniture?

Our service is completely bespoke to your needs and desires. As such we aim to design bathrooms that meet your expectations in every little detail. We can design and install a complete bathroom, including a full range of contemporary bathroom furniture, sanitary ware and accessories.

Are mobility bathrooms easy to clean?

We know how important hygiene is for our customers. The safety glass on all our showers has an invisible PremClear coating that keeps mould, limescale and bacteria at bay. This helps to maintain the cleanliness and therefore the longevity of your bathroom.