THE BEST MOBILITY BATH AIDS

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Mobility bath aids play a great role when it comes to assisting the elderly and those with limited mobility to hold on to their independence and privacy in the bathroom. Various equipment has been invented to suit different people according to their requirement.

Independent Living Specialists has a great range of bath aids appropriate for any type of disability. All the products have been sourced from well-known brands such as Care Quip, Ausmedic, Sunrise Medical, K Care and many others especially chosen to keep the user’s comfort, safety and durability in mind.

Benefits

The main concern when there is an elderly or immobile person around the house is when the bathroom floor is slippery when wet and it poses a threat to the users. With the introduction of many bath aids, the risks of injury or falls could be avoided to a great extent.

 

Grab Bars

This product gives the strength to hold on to when entering or exiting the bath area. It also gives additional support if you are in the shower and need some support to move.

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Adjustable Bath and Shower Chair

A shower chair is ideal for a person who prefers to sit while showering. A product with non-slip rubber feet is the best as it is safe and also protects the bath area from scratches and dents. The legs of the most shower chairs are adjustable and fit into most bathtubs.

Premium Heavy Duty Shower Chair

Products

Bath Board, Bath Chair, Bath Rail-Tub Mount, Deltis Standard Bath Life and Cosby Bath Board are some of the fast-moving bath aids available in all stores of Independent Living Specialists Australia wide.

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The bath seat is one of the most frequently used mobility aids and it is known to increase the safety and security of the user at the time of having a bath. It also provides many health benefits pertaining to alleviating sprained and sore muscles, and easing stress.

Bath Board Plastic

Shower Chair-Bariatric

This chair has suction-cup legs which secure the chair in the bath area. Manufactured with a strong aluminium frame to prevent rusting and fixed additional strength.

Bariatric Shower Chair

Bath Rail-Tub Mount

This bath rail is a steel powder coated product and fastens directly on to the side of most bathtubs and adjustable too. Users up to 100kg could use this and it helps a person to get in and out of the bath.

Bath Rail - Tub Mount

Bath Lift –Deltis Standard

This is a product that makes getting in and out of the bath easy. It comes in two separate parts for easy installation, dismantling and transporting. The best quality parts used in its manufacture guarantee the maximum safety and comfort without any servicing required.

Deltis Bath Lift

The Cosby Bath Board

This is another product that contributes towards a secure seating area for bathing and showering. The shapely guided exterior drains water away from the seating area. This bath board has 4 adjustable feet to suit most baths and moulded plastic used in the manufacture supports its comfort and durability.

Bath Board - Cosby

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HIGH BACK CHAIRS FOR THE ELDERLY

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The elderly are prone to numerous physical difficulties which gradually develop with age, restricting their mobility and conducting their normal daily activities with much difficulty. Poor blood circulation and reduction in strength and adjust-ability are some issues that affect the living conditions. Using the correct furniture is very important to aid the specific needs to arrest this situation.

Benefits of a High Chair

A high chair provides good back and shoulder support. It is vital to use a high chair when the person is struck with a back injury and experiencing pain as it provides a good support for the back.

It supports the full spine and stimulates a good posture. The back is relaxed, prevents slouching ensuring less force on the spine. However, the best support is provided by chairs with backs that extend to the neck.

Independent Living Specialists has some of the best high chairs in all their stores Australia wide.

Products

Chair Highback Royale,Hilite highback Chair,Euro Chair-Highback,height adjustable BC1 high back and height adjustable BC2 high back are some of the fast moving popular chairs available at ILS

Chair High back Royale

This is an adjustable high back chair with a shaped backrest and padded arm rests, vinyl cushioning and powder coated steel frame. Available at a special online price with free delivery.

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Hilite High Back Chair

This chair has been built keeping the user’s comfort and aid in mind which also includes a reclining orthopaedic feature that can adjust the height according to user’s requirements. The reclining backrest is contoured for more comfort and back support. The angle of the seat can be altered to give maximum support for the hip and the convenient padded armrests aid when standing and transferring. This product is available at a special price for online customers with free delivery.

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Euro Chair-Highback

This is an orthopaedic chair packed with a wide range of best features which includes a changeable seat depth and height according to the user’s requirements and a well-shaped backrest for comfort and support of the back. The angle of the seat can be adjusted to give maximum support to the hip and the comfortable padded armrests assists when standing and transferring from one place to another. The product is complete in a high quality powder coated steel frame and cushioned with foam and vinyl or other fabrics of choice. Available at a special price for online customers with free delivery.

Euro Chair – Highback

Height Adjustable BC1-Highback

This chair is a user-friendly product with fully welded frame and adjustable leg height. It also has an optional removable tray and wing-back neck support. A neck cushion is included for user’s comfort and rear transporter wheels to assist in chair portability as an option. Available at a special prices for online customers with free delivery.

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Height Adjustable BC2-Highback

The BC2 highback chair has a 3 section back cushion which can be adjusted to user’s requirement. The chair’s frame is fully welded with a 5 year warranty and the leg height is adjustable. This chair has been manufactured with its best quality in mind and equipped with a removable tray and wing-back support for the neck. A neck cushion is provided for user’s comfort and rear transport wheels to enable the chair to be moved around easily. Available in a variety of colours and at a special price for online customers with free delivery.

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WALKING AIDS BELOW $200 FOR THIS FESTIVE SEASON

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Walking aid is an equipment manufactured to assist people with limited mobility to move about and enjoy their freedom and independence. The benefits of this equipment are manifold which include reducing pain and increasing confidence and self-esteem.

Independent Living Specialists has various types of walking aids in their stores Australia wide and they presume dissimilar walking aids work well for different people as per their size as well as the living environment and mobility needs. All walking aids have been carefully picked from well-known manufacturers for their distinct benefits and features.

Keeping the budget of customers in mind there are several walking aids below $200 available at ILS stores

Products

Tripod Seat Cane, seat walker-rollator-Four wheeled, Quad seat walker, lightweight aluminum folding 3 wheel tri walker, able life universal stand assist and space saver walker are some of the most popular walking aids priced below $200.

Tripod Seat Cane

This is a lightweight aluminum based device, created as a walking aid for the comfort and efficiency of the user. Priced at $69.99, it can be folded easily for storage and transport and suitable for sitting and resting.

Tripod Seat Stick

Seat Walker-Rollator-Four Wheeled Walker

Priced at $99.99, this device is a heavy duty quad seat walker with 130kg max safe working limit within Australia standards certification. Equipped with the new light-touch lock brake system, 15cm flat ridged wheels to lessen wheel stagger and increase grip, comfortable easy to fold rounded backrest and usable indoors and outdoors.

Seat Walker Compact

Quad Seat Walker

Priced at $155.99, this device is a heavy duty product with 130kg max safe working limit within Australia standards certification. Equipped with the new light-touch lock brake system, 20cm flat ridged wheels to lessen wheel stagger and increase grip, comfortable easy to fold rounded backrest and usable indoors and outdoors. It is foldable without removing the storage bag.

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Lightweight Aluminium Folding 3 Wheel Tri Walker

Priced at $199.99, this device is fitted with a lightweight aluminum frame to enable users to move around quickly and easily. The handles are adjustable in height and the handgrips have been manufactured to suit users diagnosed with arthritis. The brakes are lockable easily with a simple push down method. It is also easily foldable with its easy grip handle feature quite appropriate for quick storage and transportation.

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Able Life Universal Stand Assist

Priced at $199.99, this device is ideal for any couch. It provides dual support with its cushion handles to get to a standing position. It has a universal fit and can be fitted on top of the chair or in between chair cushions if required. This equipment can be adjusted in both height and depth.

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Space Saver Walker

Priced at $99.99 this device can be easily and quickly folded up for storage in small spaces. Its 4” wheels and glides behind assist to move the user safely.

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All online customers of ILS are eligible to get these products delivered free Australia wide.
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ADVANTAGES OF A MANUAL AND ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIRS

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A wheelchair is an important device that gives the user a sense of independence to move about freely and improve mobility with or without a caregiver. Using a wheelchair does not hinder the daily activities despite the decreased mobility. In addition to carrying out your daily chores easily, this device has many social and mental health advantages.

Wheelchair Types

There are various kinds of models and brands of wheelchairs with differing specifications and advantages. However, this device generally comes in two types such as a manual wheelchair and a motorized wheelchair. A manual wheelchair comes as a self-propelled wheelchair which is manipulated by the user and the other being, a transit wheelchair which is pushed by the caregiver. A motorized wheelchair has a motor and rechargeable battery controlled by a joystick on the armrest, which requires very little force from the user and controlled and managed easily.

Although the correct wheelchair depends on the nature of the user’s disability or limited mobility and how it will be used, the advantages are numerous regardless of what type of wheelchair is chosen.

Ultralight portable wheelchair, Breezy Basix 2 folding wheelchair and Omega lite transit wheelchair are 3 popular manual wheelchairs and Titan Power Chair, Travel Lite folding power chair and Cobalt travel power wheelchair are some of fast-moving motorized wheelchairs available at all stores of Independent Living Specialists Australia wide.

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Elevated Self-Reliance

The electric and manual wheelchairs assist the user to move around and engage in daily chores without any help. An electric wheelchair, especially, is able to increase self-reliance due to its easy maneuvering and capability of moving without tiring the user.

The manual wheelchair is also capable of providing extra resilience for the user and caregiver. A person with limited mobility may not be able to walk without help and a wheelchair is capable of decreasing the dangers and anxieties of falling at home or outdoors and assist to move about confidently.

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Maneuverability

Wheelchairs have been manufactured especially to maneuver and adapt to small areas making it the best device to move about at home. There are much stronger wheelchairs manufactured for outdoor activities and usable on rough grounds such as hills and sidewalks.

A wheelchair can be used combined with other mobility aids or types of transport. For example, transit wheelchairs are lightweight and perfect for travelling on vacation and similarly, most public transport services are accessible by wheelchair and both motorized and manual wheelchairs could easily embark and disembark the vehicle with ease.

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Socializing

Mingling, socializing and taking part in friendly gatherings could sometimes be a difficult task for those with limited mobility. It is a known fact that socializing is important for the wellbeing of emotional and physical health. Therefore, maintaining a healthy social life is very important.

A wheelchair and other mobility aids are an asset to those with limited mobility and these devices permit the user to enjoy their most preferred social activities continuously, regardless of walking around the local park, visiting the local mall or going to a gallery or cinema. The active lifestyle a wheelchair provides often results in a having confident attitude towards life.

CONQUERING MOVABILITY THREATS IN THE BATHROOM

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Steering yourself in the bathroom is sometimes the most troublesome chore to experience on a daily basis when a person is faced with a mobility challenge. Just the thought of it makes a person feel tired and lifting a leg over the bathtub or shower saddle or balancing your step on a wet, slick floor can make a person feel absolutely terrified.

However, there are ways and means of conquering these threats.

Worrying days about re-modelling the bathroom to suit your immobility is over now, as there are inexpensive bathroom solutions for your safety

There are many options available and a definite solution for every immobile person. However, choosing the correct bath accessory with the guidance of a physical therapist or healthcare provider is advisable.

Grab Rails

This suction grab rail provides great extra support in the bathroom, shower and toilet. It could be easily installed and removed and fixed in any other area. This is also ideal to take along when travelling.

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Tub Rails

The tub rail and tub mount is the perfect appliance for any tub. This powder-coated steel bath rail is adjustable and can be fastened directly on to the side of the bathtub. It is perfect for entering and exiting the tub. It can also be used by a person weighing up to 100kg.

Bath Rail - Tub Mount

Toilet Riser or Frame

A toilet riser or frame can be placed on a toilet seat reducing the distance from the toilet seat to standing upright, making it perfect for post-surgery recovery. The raised toilet seat has arms that swing back, adjustable height and manufactured to fit most standard toilets.

A toilet frame is an appliance that is placed under the toilet seat to support balance from seated to standing position. Both these accessories are ideal for those with limited mobility. The over toilet aid-aluminium manufactured with strong rust-proof aluminium with a lifetime warranty against rust. It includes a plastic seat and lid clip off to simplify hygienic and easy cleaning. In addition, the anti-slip rubber tips offer strength and balancing on wet floors.

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Bath Lift

A bath lift is an ideal way to relax in the tub. It is the best way to enjoy your bath without being concerned about falling when exiting the tub. It is a comfortable chair that could be placed inside the tub and operated with a remote control.

The Deltis standard bath lift is the most sought-after device. It comes in two parts for easy installation, removal and transport. Manufactured with the best quality material makes it the safest and comfortable device without any servicing required.

A proper action plan and knowledge on products available will help to eliminate fears of using the bathroom and conquer movability threats.

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Bath Seats

Bath seats are a perfect source of support to keep one’s balance and privacy while being independent and It will not be difficult to find a seat to fit your tub or shower among the vast array of stools, seats, benches and seats available in the market.

The Bariatric shower chair is one of the popular products which has suction cups to keep the chair safe in your bathtub or shower area. Manufactured with a very strong rust-proof aluminium frame for better strength.

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