The bathroom can be one of the most dangerous rooms in the house. Water can make your surfaces slick. According to the CDC, 2.5 million elderly people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries" and more than 95% of hip fractures are caused by falling. Expensive emergency room visits can be avoided with placing shower chairs in your bathtub or shower. In addition, strategically placing grab bars around the home can add stability when walking upstairs, getting out of the shower, or cooking in the kitchen. At Ability Scooters we want you to keep your freedom and health. Adding a shower chair and some grab bars can be the difference in your long term freedom.
Fall prevention equipment is important for someone dealing with limited mobility. If you’re dealing with balance issues or are unable to stand on both legs, a shower chair can give you the stability you need to perform the challenging tasks. Water, slippery surfaces and limited space increase the risk of falls in the bathroom. Call Ability Scooters today and we will discuss your bathroom environment and the right shower chair for you.
Anyone can find themselves sliding around the bathroom at some point. A Grab bar can add confidence even in unsafe conditions. Grab bars are great for families who are looking to protect their children, an expectant mother or a grandparent. Bathroom safety is important and grab bars are something everyone can stay safe using.