Countless bathroom accidents occur every year. In fact, it has been reported that there are more accidents that happen in the bathroom than in any other room in a home. Seniors are especially at risk, so it is imperative that senior homecare includes bathroom safety products that will decrease their chances of being hurt. Bathroom accident prevention is the key to stopping accidents before they have a chance to occur. Installing home health safety products such as bath mats in bathtubs that are sturdy and slip resistant is one way of making sure your bathroom is safe for use. Cosmetic Solutions offers bathtub safety mats which features suction cups to help hold the mat in place to prevent slips and falls. In addition to safety mats, Medline offers a bathtub bar that locks to the sides of your tub to provide stability for getting in and out of the tub. This device supports up to 250 lbs. and has rubber pads to protect bath tub walls.
Medline also offers a bath bench that sits in your bathtub to make bathing a lot more comfortable. The bath bench has a durable aluminum frame, with suction cup tips on all four legs making it stable and safe for individuals who need to sit while bathing. The seat is adjustable up to 19.5 inches making it ideal for many different bathtubs.
For those who may need back support during bathing, Duro-Med's White Blow Molded Bath Seat features anodized aluminum tubing, non-slip tips and back and seat rest blows with drainage holes made of high density plastic. The back support makes bathing a lot more comfortable and allows caretakers to easily assist loved ones in getting in and out of the bathtub.