When you are a wheelchair user, getting clean is important and should be done with caution and with ease. Sometimes, getting in and out of the wheelchair to the shower or bathtub is difficult. In order to alleviate the difficult situation, a shower wheelchair is designed to make the everyday situation easier to deal with. In some places, such as hospitals, nursing, and rehabilitation facilities, a preparation is needed to get the patient clean in the best way that is cater to the patient’s situation.
Shower wheelchairs are designed with ergonomically features for paraplegics, elderly individuals with limited movement, post-operative patients, and those with disability or lack of stability. The shower wheelchair provides easy access to the bathroom or shower facility with greater mobility. It can also allow an individual to independently wheel his or herself to the shower or allow the caregiver have greater ease to push the wheelchair user.
Many shower wheelchairs come with large or small wheels that are made with stainless steel hardware and aluminum frame. This creates the chair to be rust free from the water. It comes with numerous features, such as adjustable seat, back tilt, seat heights, etc. Some styles even folds up to allow greater access and easier maneuverability. With so many adjustable options, it creates a custom fit feel to cater the user.
A shower chair is a pricey equipment to invest in. If you are looking for shower equipment that allows you to do the basic, such as sitting and providing support and stability, consider investing in a shower chair. A shower chair is affordable to purchase without banking your bank account. It does the necessary basic task that a shower wheelchair provides. Not only is it more affordable, a shower chair is a light weight portable stand alone chair that allows you to put it wherever you want it to be. Some shower chair lets you fold up so you can hide it when you don’t need it anymore. Karman Healthcare provides the best quality and affordable shower chairs to accommodate your needs. For more information about the shower chairs, please click here.
Rather you are using a stand-alone shower chair or a shower wheelchair, it will help prevent accidents from happening when showering.
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