Phoenix Rehab Novena Clinic Launch

Dear doctors, patients and friends, we are going to launch Phoenix Rehab @ Novena tentatively on Monday, 8th January 2018 (see clinic location and details here), subject to finalizations related to renovations and pre-launch activities. There is lots more to do, including the completion and upgrading of this website, but we are very excited for this opportunity to serve you.

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Accessible Bathrooms
A Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Perspective, Singapore

Accessible Bathrooms - Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Singapore

If you have an ageing parent(s), regardless if they're staying with you on they're living on their own, it's best to engage an occupational therapy or physiotherapy specialist to do a walkthrough assessment of your/their homes to identify and highlight possible problem areas that are high risk to causing injuries such as falls. In this article we will look at accessible bathrooms and toilets.

Accessible bathrooms and toilets refers to ease of access in terms of convenience, safety and comfort. Two areas are looked at: access prior to the bathrooms/toilets per se, and the physical environment within the toilet itself.

Accessibility Outside Bathrooms and Toilets

The area needs to be well lit, be it natural lighting or not. If possible or necessary, install railings along the walls on both sides of the access/hallway to the bathrooms and toilets. Remove any loose furniture or mats such as thin and whimsical tables that are easily toppled over, remove loose rugs that is easily to be entangled and take note of the flooring. If the flooring is very slippery/smooth finished, try to wear proper and adequate footwear within the house. If the entrance of the toilet has a higher or lower step down/up/over kerb, try to highlight the kerb with a bright yellow tape to show the depth/area difference.

Accessible Bathrooms and Toilets

Once safely inside the bathrooms, first ensure that the flooring on the dry area should be dry, and the wet area should be wet. You can mop the floor or allow the wind to dry the flooring for you. If you had just mopped the floor, advise them to allow the floor to dry first. Avoid having loose rugs within the bathrooms, as well as remove any unnecessary clutter as well. Install grab bars and rails on the commonly used area e.g. near the sink, toilet bowl and shower area. If you use liquid soap or shampoo dispensers, make sure that you have a "catcher" bowl to ensure no stray soap or shampoo make the floor slipper. Install a firm and medium-heavy shower chair with arm rests, as well as portable shower heads. Keep the commonly used items within easy reach too.

These are some general advise for you, but if you are cautious and are concerned about having injuries or falls in the house, it will be best if you engage your local physiotherapy and occupational therapy group (if you don't know anyone, check with your family physician; if you're in Singapore, we'll be more than happy to help you) to both assess your family member and prescribe a physiotherapy program; as well as to assess the accessibility of bathrooms.

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Our Physio & Rehab Expertise

Phoenix Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.

Areas of specialization

  • physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
  • hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
  • podiatrist: leg, calf, ankle, foot and toes
  • read more on our specializations here

All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.

Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover. They then provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

To call for inquiries or appointments, please contact us at:

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We appreciate you as a patient and want you to know that the #1 way we grow as a clinic is through word of mouth referrals from valued patients like yourself.

We do not rely on advertising - instead, we prefer and appreciate the goodwill and positive reinforcement from patients.

When you have the opportunity, please take the time to tell your family, friends and physicians about the positive results and experience you have had in our clinic.

Thank you so much, and stay healthy!

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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations.

As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth, but you can also make an appointment without seeing any doctors (that being said, if you do need a referral to a specialist orthopedic surgeon or sports GP, we will recommend you too as value added service at no additional costs to you).

The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver (we are proud to say that we try our best to only engage the most experienced and specialist therapists - which makes a big difference in clinical outcomes).

The information available on this site is for educational purposes only, if you need a full professional advise on physiotherapy, hand therapy and occupational therapy, please schedule an appointment with us by contacting our staff by Call/SMS/WhatsApp at xx or email, thanks!




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Your physio, hand therapy and rehab with us may be covered under your medical insurance or cashless - find out more here.


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