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The Palma Vita has been purpose-designed to combine a conventional WC with integrated washing and drying.
Palma Vita

It is the only toilet of its kind, specifically developed for elderly and disabled people, that is designed to properly support the user AND position them correctly for effective washing and drying.

Please note that a wall-hung version is available in the Lima Vita. Please contact our office for further details: 0800 374 076

palma features

  • Most effective wash available in a wash and dry toilet
  • Enables the user to toilet with little or no help
  • Can be used by all members of the household
  • Easy to use regardless of manual capability/dexterity
  • Closomat's unique OneTouch system allows the user to benefit from the toilet's automatic functions by just pressing and releasing the elbow pad
  • Removes hand:body contact and risk of faecal contamination
  • Delivers a consistent, high level of cleanliness
  • Only wash & dry toilet that is Medical Device Class 1 certified 2
  • Only wash & dry toilet that can be adapted to accommodate user’s changing needs
  • Can be fitted in Zone 1 of a bathroom/wetroom
  • Safe working load: 190kg/30st
  • Bariatric Palma Vita (with Big John seat) Safe working load: 362kg/57st



The Closomat Palma Vita with any of the accessories featured on the accessories tab achieves Medical Device Class 1 certification, in that it can be used specifically to alleviate issues arising from someone's disease, and help compensate for a person's injury or handicap, especially those who have restricted use of their hands.


Download Palma Vita Specification Sheet PDF

Electrical Services

Electrical installation should be in accordance with I.E.E. Regulations (Current Edition). 

  • 220/240v single phase AC supply is required, (loading 10 amp, maximum power 1300 watts).The Clos-o-Mat is supplied with 3 core cable attached. A fused spur is required for isolation.
  • Spur outlet to be located in accordance with current I.E.E. Regulations (Current Edition).
  • Clos-o-Mat has IPX4 rating.

Bathroom/Shower Room Installations

  • The Closomat must not be in direct line with the shower spray. Some form of partition between shower and Closomat is advisable to prevent any water spraying directly onto the equipment.
  • A shower should not be used in conjunction with the Closomat. i.e. under no circumstances must a user shower whilst seated on the Closomat.

Water Services

  • It is essential that the entering water is cold.
  • 15mm cold water service only.
  • We would recommend water supply isolated via isolation valve.
  • Water supply can be from level storage or mains.
  • Boiler Capacity: 1.7 litres.
  • Water rate: min. 8 l/min. max. 0.8 PMa (8 bar).
  • Cistern capacity: 6-9 litres, set at 6 litres.


  • The Closomat has an internal overflow which discharges into the W.C. pan through the flush valve.

Soil Connection

  • Relevant soil connector to be sourced by installer.
  • Soil connections suitable for Closomat; S-Trap (vertical fall) wall to centre of pipe from 70mm-250mm max. P-Trap (horizontal) floor to centre of pipe 200mm max.
  • The Closomat is suitable for all turned trap outlets, through purpose made removable side covers on lower level. 

Further Notes

  • No permanent hand rails or other obstructions should be fitted across the front or top of the unit.The white outer casing has to be pulled upwards and forward to remove for servicing purposes.
  • Unit not rated for altitude. 2000m is the maximum.
  • This application requires an earth connection 




Closomat Accessories

The Closomat Palma shower toilet can be adapted to suit individual users needs. The following products can be specified in order to facilitate this.

Integrated Fold-down Support Arms


 Soft Arm Sleeves


 Lateral Body Supports

 Integrated Fold-down Support Arms   Soft Arm Sleeves  

 Lateral Body Supports

Integrated Fold-down Support Arms. Robust and secure support arms designed and manufactured specifically for the Closomat. This convenient support system not only folds out of the way to aid side transfer from a wheelchair, it also has a number of additions that can further aid the user’s stability. A lap strap is also available. Integrated Fold-down Support Arms are ideal for installations where wall construction is poor.



Easy to fit, the Soft Arm Sleeves provide a comfortable, hygienic and stylish dimension to the Integrated Fold-down Support Arms.


These easily adjustable and comfortable additions help to provide extra support and stability to the user, in conjunction with the Integrated Fold-down Support Arms.


 Soft Seats


 Alternative Douche Arms



 Soft Seats
  Alternative Douche Arms

Options available are Junior, Adult and Adult Open Fronted. All soft seats are supplied in a dark blue colour to aid the visually impaired. 

Click on photo to see all options.


Extended Single Spray or Twin Spray.
All douche options are included in the price of the Palma Vita. Douche arm illustrated is standard with the
Palma Vita.


Plinths are used to raise the whole unit.
For use with a shower chair or to aid direct wheelchair transfer.
Plinths come in heights of 25, 50, 75 and 100mm.

Touch Sensitive Hand/Foot Switch 


Infrared Remote Control 


Proxy Switch 

Touch Sensitive Hand/Foot Switch

  Infrared Remote Control
  Proxy Switch

This device is for those users who are unable to use the standard elbow pads. Air operated, no electricity is required to operate it, only very light pressure. 


This simplistic ‘push and go’ style infrared control provides a versatile option lending itself particularly well when used by carers. 


Making use of “passive technology” the Closomat Proxy Switch allows users with little or no grip to activate the unit, simply by passing their hand / body-part in front of the sensor. 

 Big John Seat


 Infill Panel


 Slimline Support Arms

Big John Seat   Infill Panel   Slimline Arms

The Big John bariatric toilet seat is essential for anyone who is larger framed. With an increased seating area and weight capacity, the Big John toilet seat provides a safer and more comfortable platform for larger clients.

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The Infill Panel has been designed to aid installations where pipe-work inhibits the Palma Vita from being located against the wall. It is also to be used in conjunction with an extended douche arm, where channelling the rear wall is not an option. The Infill Panel is available in thickness sizes 25mm, 50mm & 75mm. The infill panel is 100mm taller than the Palma Vita. It must be cut from the bottom to suit finished toilet height.


With the ability to fold away independently of each other, these Integrated Slimline Support Arms provide close proximity support, whilst looking clean and smart. Their elliptical shape offers an ‘easy to hold’ profile making getting on and off the toilet a much easier task. Covered in a ‘warm feel’ coating these robust metal arms provide safety and comfort all year round. 120Kg/18.5St*

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What Cost Independence?

How many people need a home care visit, simply to help them with toileting?

And According to the Bladder & Bowel Foundation, incontinence/ bladder & bowel issues are the second most common reason for older people to enter residential care.

What if someone could stay in their home, and have the facility to go the toilet when they want, without the indignity- and cost- of someone helping them, wiping you clean…?

The Closomat Palma Vita wash & dry toilet, and/or Aerolet toilet lift would help achieve that.

Click on the link below to run the care cost calculator and put a price on toilet independence (base figures on 2 x toilet trips/day, requiring 2 x care workers, for 15 minutes each trip)….


UK Care Guide have a handy
"Care Cost" calculator

click the picture to go to their site 

Home Care Calculator