Shower and Bathroom Aids
Who doesn't enjoy a long, relaxing shower? Unfortunately, it's a struggle for individuals with mobility, dexterity, or strength problems. In fact, the bathroom is the most dangerous room in the home for people with mobility issues. Here at Get about Mobility, we sell specifically designed shower & bathroom aids to help people with mobility issues make the most of their time in the bathroom.
Don't skip daily showers and maintain your hygiene with our range of shower and bathroom aids.
Shower and Toilet Chairs for Sale
Wet areas are a dangerous place for people with mobility issues and the elderly. Specially designed shower and toilet chairs are mobility aids that enable a person with physical strength issues, mobility issues, or balance problems to bathe in a safe manner.
People with disabilities or the elderly find it especially difficult to stand for long periods of time when taking showers. Shower stools and shower chairs keep them comfortable and independent. We offer a wide range of shower and toilet chairs to allow you to have a comfortable time in the toilet or in the bathroom.
Aids for the Elderly and Disabled in the Bathroom
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Bathroom Equipment for Elderly and Disabled
Maintaining proper hygiene is the key to living a healthy and enriching life. People with disabilities or the elderly usually have a hard time going to the bathroom. These individuals either lack the strength or their disability does not allow them to bend down properly or reach their back.
Get about Mobility offers a range of products to improve the quality of life of our customers. Check out our collection of toilet seats, shower stools, bath transfer benches, bath seats, bath boards, mobile shower commodes, over toilet aids, and other products to make your life better.
Bathroom Aids FAQs
What is the safest shower chair for the elderly?
The safest shower chair for the elderly is designed with reliability, flexibility, and comfort in mind. These chairs have a simple design which makes them right for everyday use. The safest chairs are durable, lightweight, and height-adjustable. These chairs also come equipped with back support. Some of these chairs can be used in a variety of configurations as per the needs of the user. Also, these lightweight and strong chairs are easy to store and transport.
What are shower chairs used for?
Shower chairs are specifically designed chairs for use in wet environments. These allow people with certain disabilities or mobility issues to wash and bathe with ease. Think of it as a waterproof chair. There are different types of shower chairs but the basic principle is to allow them to use in damp environments such as wet rooms and bathrooms.
These are made of waterproof and non-corrosive materials and are available in a wide range of designs. The bathroom is usually the most dangerous place for people with mobility issues and shower chairs help them bathe safely.
A self-propelled shower chair provides independence and allows maintaining good hygiene. The main goal of a shower chair is to prevent falls and slips while bathing. There are all kinds of shower chairs such as a transfer bench, standard shower chair, a folding stool style chair, rolling style chair, and fold-down style chair, among others.
How high is a shower chair?
Shower chairs are available in a wide range of heights. Some models are also height adjustable. Choose a height that is comfortable for the person who is going to use it. The aim is to make sure that the person is able to bend their knees at a 90 degrees angle while sitting on a shower chair.
How do the elderly get in the bathtub?
Getting in and out of the bathtub might seem like a trivial task at a young age but it could be dangerous for the elderly. This is why it is important to make sure there are proper bathroom aids available to make it safe for the elderly to get in and out of the bathtub.
The best piece of equipment to make it safe for the elderly to get in the bathtub is a grab bar. This is a specifically designed bar for installation in the bathtub. It is meant to be grabbed for support when getting in or out of the bathtub.
A grab bar not only provides the necessary physical support but also makes it psychologically safer for people to get in and out of the bathtub. Without a safe way of getting in and out, the elderly may start skipping baths altogether leading to hygiene issues.
How do you use toilet aids?
Toilet aids are designed to make it easy for people with limited mobility or strength to use the toilet independently. There are a variety of toilet aids such as toilet surrounds. It is a freestanding toilet support frame that provides the necessary support for the elderly to sit down and get up from the toilet. There are also over toilet aids that are in the form of a chair with a commode.
What equipment could assist in the shower?
A wide range of equipment is available for individuals with disabilities or mobility issues to make it easy for them to take regular showers. This equipment includes shower kits, mobile shower commodes, shower seats, shower chairs, shower stools, bath seats, bath transfer benches, and various other equipment.
What are shower chairs for?
A shower chair looks and works like a regular chair except it is designed to provide the necessary support to people with mobility or dexterity issues when they are taking showers. These are available in a wide range of designs. There are also several accessories to make them more comfortable.
Some models also come equipped with backs for providing additional support. These are made of non-corrosive, water-resistant materials to make them ready for daily use. This is a specialised type of seating that is designed for use in a shower or bath to reduce the risk of slips and falls in the bathroom.