If you have mobility challenges, drop arm commodes are convenient to have at your bedside. The drop arm makes transferring from the bed to the seat easy and safe. Simply fold one or both arms down for convenient use. Like other commodes, these chairs come in different weight capacities and sizes to meet a variety of needs. Walgreens.com carries drop arm commodes from brands such as TFI Medical, Nova and Drive Medical.
Choosing a model
Some bariatric and drop arm commodes can support patients up to 1000 pounds. Need a folding commode for easy storage or transport? These come in drop-arm varieties as well. You can also find bedside commodes that adjust to a range of heights to suit you. Different seat types and sizes are available, including elongated seats and full-width seats.
For hygiene, comfort and safety
To care for yourself or a loved one, make your bathroom a safer place. Bathroom safety accessories include transfer benches for assistance getting in and out of the tub or shower. Bath benches and shower chairs are available with slip-resistant rubber tips for stability once you're in the shower or tub. There are also bath lifts with back rests that can help raise and lower you in and out of the tub.
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