Preventing slips, trips and falls
Slippery tiles and bathroom floors cause thousands of falls each year in aged care facilities. These falls result in prolonged hospital stays and can severely impact the quality of life. Therefore, prevention is better than cure. Swiss GriP is the best solution for non slip showers for the elderly.
- Over 100,000 people aged 65 and over were hospitalised due to a fall in 2016–17
- The average rehabilitation costs related to a slips and falls are $16,500.
- 95 precent of hip fractures are caused by falls in aged care homes. A leading cause of those falls are slippery floors.
- 29 to 55 percent of residents are reported to fall during their stay in long term care settings.
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Non slip showers for the elderly
Swiss GriP Non-Slip Bathroom is the first choice for slip-free showers for elderly in residential projects, aged care facilities and hospitals. Our coating prevent slips and falls on tiles, bathtubs and shower bases, and many other surfaces The SWISS GriP team offers nation-wide installation service. Call us at (03) 7020 2041 or email us at email@example.com.
Where can I use Swiss GriP Non-Slip?
- Tiled bathrooms, tubs and showers
- Toilet areas
- Pools and spas
Lifeview Aged Care – Non-Slip Shower
Swiss GriP Non-Slip was applied on top of the existing tiles which did not meet the Australian Standard for Slip-Resistance anymore (AS 4586). After applying Swiss GriP, the tiles now have a P5 / R11 slip resistance rating. Our transparent and durable coating has not changed the appearance of the tiles while also sealing and protecting the tiles.
Ramsay Health Private Hospital, Vinyl Floor (NSW)
Albury Wodonga Private Hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, one of Australia’s largest private hospital operators. The Albury Wodonga Private Hospital is considered on of the finest hospitals in rural Australia.
Swiss GriP NonSlip PRO was applied to the vinyl flooring in the scoping room of the Albury Wodonga Private Hospital. The floor often gets wet, which caused slipping hazards. To prevent staff from slipping, the transparent Swiss GriP NonSlip PRO coating was applied to the flooring.
AriesCare Disability Provider – Pakenham, Victoria
AriesCare is a disability provider registered in all Australian states. The bathroom floor in their Pakenham Residence caused a caretaker to slip. Therefore, Swiss GriP Non-Slip PRO was installed to prevent any further incidents from happening.
Olivet Aged Care – Melbourne
Olivet Aged Care in Ringwood replaced their shower mats with Swiss GriP Non-Slip Bathroom.
Non-Slip Showers in Hospital Hotel
The Hôtel des Patients is located in the heart of the city of Lausanne. It is a modern and welcoming hotel and the first of its kind in Switzerland. The Hôtel des Patients is based on the successful patient hotels in Scandinavia. Visitors include tourists, business travellers, the families of patients, and patients themselves.
Safety is a top priority for The Hotel des Patients. Therefore, the hotel management decided to make the showers slip-free with Swiss GriP Non-Slip. Our coatings are especially suitable for hospitals and hotels because they are transparent, hygienic and certified in all international slip standards.
Hospital bathrooms and pool with non-slip coating
The Saudi German Hospital in Dubai is the largest health provider in the Middle East. The hospital employs more than 100 physicians and surgeons and has 316 beds.
To comply with the high safety standards, the patient bathrooms and showers were made slip-free with Swiss GriP NonSlip PRO. Furthermore, our durable non-slip coating was also installed on the rehabilitation pool deck. The works were carried out by our Middle East partner Ecosystems.