Widest Selection of shower wheelchairs
A shower wheelchair addresses the personal hygienic need of people with spinal cord injuries and other individuals with disabilities. It is designed to maximize patient independence and reduce caregiver strain. Such a chair is usually built of rust-free materials such as PVC, aluminum or stainless steel. The wheels of the chair allow the caregiver to transfer the patient in and out of the tub or shower with less effort
Usually the seat of a shower wheel chair contain a commode opening cut-out so that the chair can be used both over a toilet and in the shower. Some models come with a center piece to fill the cut-out on the seat. Such a design offers the patient higher level of comfort during long term seating so that the shower wheelchair can be also used as a regular wheelchair.
These shower wheelchairs are commonly used in the nursing centers, departments of physical medicine & rehabilitation in hospitals and homes. For the more than 200,000 persons with spinal cord dysfunction in the United States and the countless other Americans living with a disability, a commode / shower wheelchairs is a safe and dignified way to manage basic hygiene needs.