For information about the ada including the revised 2010 ada regulations please visit the department s website www ada gov. What is the layout for an ada compliant bathroom for special needs.
The grab bars are located off the back wall 33 36 from the floor and are 36 width.
Ada compliant bathroom layout with shower. Figure 33 b with seat at head of tub. If the approach is parallel to the bathtub a 30 inches 760 mm minimum width by 75 inches 1905 mm minimum length clear space is required alongside the bathtub. Or for answers to specific questions call the toll free ada information line at 800 514 0301 voice or 800 514 0383 tty.
Showers ada compliance for showers requires a hand held shower head with 59 1500 mm hose that can be used both as a fixed position shower head and as a hand held shower. An overview of ada bathroom layout requirements. Bradley offers several options for accessible showers.
A 36 inch 915 mm wide minimum entry shall be provided at one end of the long side of the compartment. For more information for information about the ada including the revised 2010 ada regulations please visit the department s website www ada gov. The ada accessibility guidelines have laid out specific requirements for accessible facility design since 1991.
Ada standards for accessible design can be downloaded from www ada. Another grab bar 42 length is also used at 33 36 from the floor off the wall on the side. A good example is the shower ada compliance requires that roll in showers able to be used by someone in a wheelchair have dimensions of at least 36 inches by 36 inches and a seat installed along the entire length of the wall opposite the shower valve control.
Alternate roll in type shower compartments alternate roll in type shower compartments shall be 36 inches 915 mm wide and 60 inches 1525 mm deep minimum clear inside dimensions measured at center points of opposing sides. Or for answers to. An accessible lavatory at least one in each bathroom must extend at least 17 inches from the back wall and have a clearance of at least 29 inches from the bottom of the sink apron to the finished floor.
Specific questions call the toll free ada information line at 800 514 0301 voice or 800 514 0383. Shower controls must require less than 5 lb of pressure with no grasping. Over the years.
An accessible lavatory is permitted within the clear space at the foot end of the tub end with drain and controls. For single handicapped restrooms there must be a 60 diameter for a wheel chair in the room. Ada standards for accessible design can be downloaded from www ada.