What Are Shower Seats And When You Need One

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What Are Shower Seats And When You Need One

Our reflexes fade away when we grow older, this makes us lose much of our mobility. But our need for moving freely do not go away. This makes daily tasks increasingly hard, like simply using the lavatory, to bathe and take a shower. Washrooms are a very likely place where one could fall, this is especially dangerous for the elderly. For those over the age of 65, falling alone could cause serious injury and may require a trip to the hospital. This danger of falling made a lot of the elderly population opt to get a carer or even moving in an assisted facility.

Shower Seats as Alternatives

Here is where washroom facilities to help the elderly move around comes in. Shower seats, for example, it gives the elderly their much-needed stability when moving around the shower. Sitting down is more comfortable for them and it virtually removes the risk of them falling, it is almost impossible to fall when you are sitting down. Getting in and out of the shower is now safer with shower seats. But, while all shower seats are designed with the safety of the elderly in mind, some are better than others. Introducing the line of Bobrick Shower Seats.

Bobrick Folding Shower Seat

It is manufactured in ivory-coloured, 8mm thick compact grade laminate. It folds away so if it is not in use, it does not get in the way. The frame and the mounting brackets are made out of stainless steel to prevent rusting, and it has a self-locking mechanism. When installed properly it should hold the weight of up to 204 kilograms. The laminate material is durable and water resistant.

Bobrick Reversible Folding Shower Seat

Also coated with ivory-coloured, 13mm thick compact grade laminate. The Bobrick Reversible Folding Shower Seat is reversible, that means it can be installed both left and right hand. The frame and the mounting brackets are made out of stainless steel to prevent rusting, and it has a self-locking mechanism. When installed properly it should hold the weight of up to 163 kilograms. The laminate material is durable and water resistant.

Bobrick Folding Shower Seat with Padded Cushion

Another folding shower seat from Bobrick, but this time it has a padded cushion for added safety and comfort. It is also reversible so it can be installed both left and right hand. The cushion padding is waterproof to ensure longevity. When installed properly it should support the weight of up to 163 kilograms. It complies with the planning guide for accessible restrooms. The frame and the mounting brackets are made out of type 304 stainless steel to prevent rusting, and it has a self-locking mechanism. It folds away so if it is not in use, it does not get in the way.

Safety Note When Installing Shower Seats

Consult and comply with local building codes when installing shower seats. Because shower seats are not stronger than the mounting points and the walls where they are going to be attached. These parameters must be secured in order to achieve the load limits which they are designed to support.

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5 months ago