Design Points and Specifications for Wheelchair Accessible Bathroom

Main Content

  • What is accessible bathroom(barrier-free toilet)
  • Main barrier-free facilities
  • Infant rooom
  • Accessible restroom specification
  • Infant rooom specification

Wash basin, baby care station, small coffee table, baby seat, towel rack, baby dressing table, full body safety mirror, and hand dryer.

Design points What is a barrier-free toilet room Toilet room, infant room with barrier-free facility
Beneficial group Disabled
elderly
Infant
Main facilities Thermostatic faucet
Automatic flush toilet
safety grab bar
Hand wash counter
toilet paper holder
etc.
Infant room Baby care station
Baby seat
Dressing table
Tea table
etc.
Barrier-free toilet room size specification Toilet door Width not less than 800mm
Horizontal handles at a height of 900mm
Emergency opening latch
Outside open design
Safety grab bar Vertical grab bar at 1200mm height
550mm from the floor
……etc.
Multi-function station Length should not be less than 700mm
Width should not be less than 700mm
Height should be 600mm
Baby care station Should not exceed 500mm
750mm height
There should be safety measures or cuffs designed for babysitting

What is Accessible bathroom

barrier-free toilet room
Accessible toilet

In the airport, station, hospital, park, nursing home, and other public places, the barrier-free toilet is specially set up in the bathroom area. The barrier-free toilet is a separate toilet regardless of gender. It is equipped with special barrier-free facilities, including: special door bar which is convenient for wheelchair users and the people that need others to assist open, special sanitary ware, the safety handrails matched with the sanitary ware, etc., all of these are providing convenience for the disabled, the elderly or the women and children when go to the toilet.

elderly
old

Main barrier-free facilities

toilet with safety bar

Inductive thermostatic faucet, automatic flush toilet, vertical and hanging urinal, safety grab bar, hand washing table, toilet paper box, induction hand soap, hand dryer with suitable height adjustment, mirror, shelf, coat hook, door slabs, trash cans, etc.

Infant room

infant room
baby care station

Wash basin, baby care station, small coffee table, baby seat, towel rack, baby dressing table, full body safety mirror, and hand dryer.

Accessible restroom specification

Accessible Bathroom plan
Accessible Bathroom plan
Accessible Bathroom plan
Accessible Bathroom plan

Accessible toilets should be convenient for wheelchair users, the size should be 2000mm × 1500mm, and should not be less than 1800mm × 1000mm;

Accessible toilets
Accessible toilets

The height of the barrier-free urinal should be no more than 400mm from the floor, and the two sides of the urinal should be at least 250mm away from the wall. The center distance of the barrier-free hand basin faucet from the side wall should be larger than 550mm, and the bottom should be at least 750mm wide, 650mm high and 450mm deep for the movement of the knee and toe of the wheelchair.

Install a vertical safety grab bar with a height of 1200mm from floor, and set a horizontal safety grab bar with a height of 900mm from floor at 550mm from the wall,and connect with the vertical safety grab bar;

The door of the barrier-free toilet should be opened outwards. If it is opened inward, a wheelchair swivel space of not less than 1500 mm in diameter should be left in the toilet seat area after door opening.

The height of the hook from floor should not be larger than 1.20m;

The area should not be less than 4.00m2; the floor should be non-slip, no water collection; the length of the multi-functional table should not be less than 700mm, the width should not be less than 400mm, and the height should be 600mm.

Install the mirror above the wash basin. The tap should be a lever faucet or an inductive automatic water outlet.

A seating toilet shall be provided in the toilet area. A horizontal safety grab bar at a length of not less than 700 mm shall be installed at 700 mm from both sides of the toilet, and a vertical safety grab bar with a height of 1400 mm shall be installed on the other side. The paper holder should be fixed in front of the side of the toilet and the height is 400mm~500mm.

The net width of the door shall be not less than 800mm, the outside of the swing door shall be installed with a horizontal handle at 900mm height, and a 900mm height closing handle is provided on the inside of the closing door, and a plug should be installed at outside that can be used to open the door urgently from outside;

Notes for infant room

The infant room doors should be opened outwards, and the door should be equipped with flat or oblique handles to create convenient for the baby carriage or the stroller.

baby care station

The baby care station should be placed against the wall and there should be safety measures or cuffs designed for baby caring, the depth should not exceed 500mm and the height should not exceed 750mm.

baby care table
infant room2

The infant room should have wash basin, hand dryer and towel rack, and provide a full body safety mirror at a height of up to 300mm from the floor. Baby chairs should be provided for emergency use. Whenever possible, trash bins and other facilities should be recessed into the wall to avoid obstructing traffic.

Specifications for Wheelchair Accessible Bathroom