Gainsborough is a proven manufacturer of power assisted baths that deliver utmost safety, dignity and comfort in long term and acute care. It has an established heritage for design innovation and engineering prowess which results in cutting-edge bathing solutions for bathers and carers.
1988 witnessed Gainsborough’s acquisition of bath manufacturing facilities in Walsall, West Midlands. Over the decades this site has become Europe’s largest manufacturer of specialist baths and a centre of excellence that drives change in the care sector. Its world-class power assisted baths deliver performance of the utmost calibre in the most challenging of high-traffic situations. This proven track record has been enhanced by a holistic approach to service and support that adds value throughout the lifetime of the product.
The Gentona bath from Gainsborough is highly regarded within the industry and is first choice for many healthcare providers. It is an ultra-efficient variable height bath with powered bather transfer seat that delivers dependable moving and handling – encompassing over three decades of knowledge and experience in assistive technology. Part of the latest generation of specialist baths from Gainsborough, the Gentona encompasses an array of innovative features that reduce utility consumption and bathing cycle times whilst maximising comfort and safety. By specifying the Gentona care home groups and hospital trusts benefit from a reduction of approximately 20% on their water and electrical consumption. This represents a significant saving especially over multiple installations and sites.
In addition to this commercial advantage, the Gentona delivers clinical excellence through its BioCote Antimicrobial Technology. Introduction of this superbug-beating protection in 2017 represented another significant milestone in Gainsborough’s 30-year timeline. As a world’s first in assisted bathing, BioCote provides 99.9% 24/7 protection against harmful microbes including Influenza H1N1, E.coli, Salmonella and antibiotic resistant CPE, CRO, CRE, VRE and MRSA. The Gentona offers an unparalleled hygiene factor that ensures a far lower risk of infection.
Gordon Farmiloe, Gainsborough Specialist Bathing Owner comments: “2018 is a special year for our customers and us. It signifies three decades of excellence in assisted bathing and a new level of trust in terms of expertise and performance. Every solution we manufacture encompasses our extensive experience and as our innovations continue to drive change, we are proud of our proven specialist reputation.”