Cushion Vinyl A Good Option for Senior Homes and Healthcare Facilities

Flooring in homes with Seniors Citizens often require a different set of criteria for it to work. For instance, consideration of safety need to be ascertained since seniors often  can be prone to injury.

Flooring in homes with Seniors Citizens often require a different set of criteria for it to work. For instance, consideration of safety need to be ascertained since seniors often  can be prone to injury.

The harder the flooring, the greater chances of harm and danger to that an accidental fall could lead to.  Anti slip and anti skid properties of the flooring especially where there is a chance of water spill is another area which needs to be taken into account.

At the same time, the flooring should not have any uneven surface and be on a level footing throughout since at their age, they can often have issues with gait and a firm footing everytime is crucial.

The flooring should be hygienic and low on maintenance and cleaning and at the same time limit the emission of VOCs which could be a significant factor when it comes to flooring for elderly citizen in nursing homes or old ages homes, healthcare facilities and for that matter, even residences.

Vinyl Flooring is increasing becoming a popular choice in the residential sector in India. Experts believe that there is a greater opportunity for its growth in homes similar to the way one uses a wood or laminate flooring in one or two rooms if not the entire house. 

Floor & Decor

Vinyl sheets come in a wide variety of design choices such as wood, stone etc. A cushioned vinyl flooring in a senior citizen’s room may be a good choice where you can have a great design suitable for them coupled with functional benefits.  The cushioned floor would save many elders from getting severely hurt due to an accidental fall.

The positive trend towards these floors are evident from the fact that even many builders have coming forward to ask for these floors.  At the same, there is a rising demand for these floors in old age homes as well which are being created by many people.

Cushion vinyl is a distinctive type of vinyl flooring sheet which has a very resilient high density foam incorporated as part of its thickness. This layer acts as a cushion for your foot.

There are vinyl sheet that comes with a special coating which takes care of the maintanence part of the flooring especially in healthcare facilities and homes where low maintenance flooring option is a must.   

The floor is anti-slip, scratch resistant and more importantly hygienic and it doesn’t allow germs to grow in it. The average thickness of the sheet could range from 80mil to 155mil, the thicker the better in terms of cushioning performance. 


Post Your Comment

"Content that powers your Business. News that keeps you informed."

Surfaces Reporter is one of India's leading media in Print & Digital Telecast for News on Interiors & Architecture Projects, Products, Building Materials, and the Business of Design! Since 2011, it serves as a referral for designers & architects to know about inspiring projects and source new products. If you have a Product or Project worth publishing in Surfaces Reporter, please email us or you can also submit your project online.

Like Surfaces Reporter on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter and Instagram | Subscribe to our magazine | Sign Up for the FREE Surfaces Reporter Magazine Newsletter

The Multifaceted Design and Opulent Interiors of an Extraordinary Outhouse in Jaipur | Design Square Architects

This residential unit has been designed with great taste, featuring a living and dining area that offers an amazing view of the sparkling pool. All elements coalesce to create an impressive modern minimalism masterpiece.

Read more

Plush Janakpuri Residence With Quaint Jazz-Inspired Interiors | Future Concepts

This plush Janakpuri residence embodies an eclectic mix of tastes and stipulations through a magnificent collection of evergreen elements.

Read more

Mark Your Calendars | India International Design Conclave 2023 (IIDC) on 16th–18th June 2023 | Media Partner SURFACES REPORTER (SR)

The eagerly anticipated India International Design Conclave 2023 (IIDC) is set to take place on 16th–18th June 2023 in Rajasthan International Center, Jaipur and SURFACES REPORTER (SR) is honoured to serve as the official media partner.

Read more

Lush Open Spaces and European Architecture Offer Opulence To This Luxurious Project in Chennai | Creative Architects & Interiors

This project features luxurious features such as European architecture, grand porte-cochere, entry lobbies featuring Roman arches and colonnades, symmetric elevations and intricate screens acting as jaalis that provide a concealed service function.

Read more

This is alt