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Features and benefits

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  • 3-year warranty

    A market-leading 3-year warranty demonstrates AKW’s confidence in the quality, reliability and longevity of its products.

  • 8 electrical entry points

    Enable use of existing wiring and save time. Cable can enter the unit from left or right on the top, the rear, the side and the bottom of the unit for ultimate flexibility.

  • 8 water inlet entry points

    Enable use of existing pipework and save time. The inlet pipe can enter the unit from left or right on the top, the rear, the side and the bottom of the unit for ultimate flexibility.

  • 10.5kW option for therapeutic use

    For situations where the most powerful shower available is required.

  • All controls closely grouped together

    For enhanced ease of use and control for users with limited visibility and limited dexterity.

  • Audible Temperature and Flow Indicators

    An audible tone gives sensory feedback each time an easy push-button control is pressed.

  • Auto Shutdown

    Auto Shutdown shuts off the unit if the cold water supply fails and/or if iCare has been running for 30 minutes for additional safety and prolonged unit life.

  • BEAB CARE Certified

    Meets the additional safety standards required for electrical equipment for use by people in care situations.

  • Bluetooth ® Smart wireless remote control

    • Enables wireless remote control of Power, Temperature and Flow from up to 10 metres away
    • Fully waterproof
    • Non-slip matt finish
    • Raised tactile symbols on easy push-button controls
    • Wall mount or attach to any flat surface with supplied suction cups
  • Care kit accessories

    2 metre hose, 150kg load-bearing riser rail, easy-adjust shower head with interchangeable adjustment rings, clip-on anti-drop soap dish, extra wall bracket.

  • Comprehensive technical after-sales support

    AKW’s team of Technical Customer Support Assistants is available by phone and email, from 8am–5pm Monday to Friday, to help with all technical and installation queries.

  • Dual power blocks

    Enable cable to be connected to the unit from either the left or right hand side for additional flexibility.

  • Easy push-button controls

    Work with minimal force, every time, no matter which part of the button is pressed.

  • Illuminated Temperature and Flow Indicators

    The bright LED illuminated strips clearly indicate Temperature and Flow levels.

  • iShower app for iPhone: monitor frequency, water, energy used

    Use the free iShower app for iPhone to:
    • Control Power, Temperature and Flow from up to 10 metres away
    • Set a ‘Wake-Up Alarm/Shower-On’ so the shower is ready before getting out of bed
    • Receive ‘Shower Ready’ notifications when the iCare is up to temperature
    • Create individual user profiles to store personal shower settings
    • Monitor energy, water and frequency of use on simple to understand graphs
  • Matt anti-glare finish

    To minimise glare and reflection for users with limited visibility.

  • Phased Shutdown

    Flushes all residual hot water from the iCare and hose to make it safe for the next user, to reduce limescale by removing all standing water and for prolonged unit life.

  • Power output options: 8.5kW, 9.5kW, 10.5kW

    A range of power options to suit every installation and budget.

  • Raised tactile symbols

    For enhanced ease of use and control for users with limited visibility.

  • Retro-fit footprint

    Covers the footprint of most manufacturers’ models, meaning no re-tiling is required, existing cable and pipework can be used and installation is quicker and easier.

  • RNIB Tried and Tested

    Fully approved by the Royal National Institute for Blind People.

  • Rounded surfaces and edges for safety

    To minimise accidental injury.

  • Super-quick easy installation

    A range of features and benefits, designed specifically with installers in mind, make the iCare incredibly quick and easy to install in any situation.

  • Thermostatic Control and Phased / Auto Shutdown

    Use the free iShower app for iPhone to:
    • Thermostatically controlled to ensure the water temperature remains constant
    • Phased Shutdown flushes all residual hot water from the iCare and hose to make it safe for the next user, to reduce limescale by removing all standing water and for prolonged unit life
    • Auto Shutdown shuts off the unit if the cold water supply fails and/or if iCare has been running for 30 minutes for additional safety and prolonged unit life
  • Wireless connectivity to all AKW digital shower waste pumps

    Quickly and easily connects to AKW’s range of digital shower waste pumps for ultimate speed, simplicity and flexibility.

  • 30 Minute Shutdown

    iCare will automatically shutdown if the unit has been running uninterrupted for 30 minutes, for additional safety and prolonged unit life.