Bath Aid

We've answered all the most common queries surrounding bath aids here at Independent Living Help, so you can gain the knowledge to know how to choose a bath aid that matches your specific needs.

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If you encounter discomfort lowering yourself into a bath, a bath seat can reduce the distance you need to climb into and out of a tub. Some bath seats are even designed to lower a user into the bath, recline as the person is bathing and then lift them back out when they are ready to get out of the tub.

Yes, there's actually two types of equipment perfect for satisfying this request. A bath board can be placed on top of a bath and can be positioned in whatever manner a user would like. Then there's a bath seat, which are even more supportive as they come complete with a backrest.

Indeed, since bath aids are designed in a way that they assist in keeping people steady on their feet and make bathing a much safer and thus enjoyable experience. What's more, bath aids have been created to help those with conditions such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Heart disease
  • Joint pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Incontinence
  • Muscle pain or weakness
  • Neurological conditions
  • Respiratory problems