This study was carried out to determine the need for more appropriate fall preventive measures and create a knowledge base for design criteria to be implemented in the Friendly Rest Room project. Literature research and interviews with users and caretakers were used to create the FRiTA Model, which was used to identify ‘basic toilet activities’ with an increased fall risk within the ‘Dutch’ toilet ritual. Next, a new toilet support was developed which provides a fine-tuned all-in-one support solution with an inviting appeal, representing luxury, serenity and hygiene. Several elementary aspects have been implemented in FRR prototypes. The results of usability tests with these functional FRR prototypes look affirmative and promising.
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