Why buying a wheeled commode is a good investment

Shower commodes are wheeled commodes that are designed to be used in the shower as well as for their usual uses. These commodes are mostly used by seniors who cannot move around by themselves and need assistance. The bathroom can be one of the most dangerous places in a house if you are a person of limited mobility. There are a lot of chances that older people may slip and fall in. Wheeled shower commodes are convenient and safe as they help prevent falls in the bathroom. There are many manufactures like Snug Seat, Innovative Products Unlimited, Clarke Health Care, Shower buddy, Columbia Medical, and MJM International. Shower commodes perform both the functions of a shower seat with the convenience of a commode seat and the transportation ease of a wheelchair. Most wheeled shower commodes are designed to fit over standard toilet seats are equipped with locking caster wheels and can also function as a stand-alone commode fitted with a removable bucket.

For people who require a wheeled shower commode just for temporary purposes like for a few days after surgery or some illness, then it is better to invest in a basic water-resistant chair with a mesh back support. For individuals with more severe and ongoing mobility issues, considering a wheeled shower commode with more options will prove to be beneficial in the long run. Padded seating; adjustable foot, head-, and back-rest; and even tilting seats are available for comfort and accessibility.

Some of the factors to be taken into consideration when buying a wheeled shower commode include:
Weight capacity: Most commode chairs will hold up to 300 pounds, but there are some bariatric models that can hold up to 700 pounds.
Seating: Shower commodes are designed with either an open front or a closed front. The commodes with the open front give the attendants better access.
Foot- and arm-rest: Depending on the style of the shower commode both these support features can either be removable or stationary. You need to pick the one that is best for your needs.

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