Saniflo can provide additional facilities

Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The introduction of the Care Standards Act will have a huge impact on those who run care homes. “From April 1, 2002 residential homes will be required to provide additional facilities for residents from an extra toilet, extra bath to complete ensuite,” says Saniflo Ltd¹s managing director Paul Newson. “This may be difficult if not impossible for care homes situated in old, large buildings if conventional four-inch gravity pipework is used. The Saniflo range of small bore pumping systems provides an easy to install, cost effective solution. “Saniflo products are designed to provide additional facilities ­ from a toilet plus handbasin to an ensuite bathroom almost anywhere in a building remote from the soil stack. Mr Newson said the principle on which Saniflo small bore sanitary systems operate is to receive and macerate waste and water which is then expelled vertically and/or horizontally through small bore 22 mm pipework to a remote soil stack. “Most Saniflo units will pump waste up to 5m vertically, horizo

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