Key changes to AS1428.1 are addressed in an upgraded CareKit range of solutions for requirements in accessible bathrooms.
The provisions of a toilet backrest are integrated into the 4.5/3 L, four-star rated WC, as are the increased height requirements.
The new basin design has an integrated shelf space to meet this aspect of the new standard. The basins are glazed on top and on the underside, providing extra protection against bacteria growth and making them ideal for health-care applications.
Tapware choices include extended handle mixers, hands-free sensor tapware and the new Aquablend SQX sequential thermostatic mixers, which incorporate AS3500-compliant warm-water delivery.