Many bathroom falls happen when older adults are sitting down on or standing up from the toilet. Loss of balance, decreasing mobility, and lower extremity weakness make this simple act a dangerous task.
These guides address all areas of toilet safety including guides to establishing the proper toilet height for seniors and the elderly. You will also find product recommendations for important toilet safety products like raised toilet seat, toilet safety rails, tall toilets, bedside commodes, and even bidets and padded toilet seats.
No, Medicare does not cover the expense of toilet safety frames. But, many Medicare Advantage plans will along with some state Medicaid plans and private insurance policies. It will probably require some research on your part to verify.
Toilet safety rails are extremely helpful devices for people who need mobility assistance while toileting. But, they must be used in a safe manner. Here is your guide to using toilet safety rails safely and correctly.
Increasing the height toilet seats make getting on and off the toilet safer for older adults. Here are the best toilet seats for seniors and the elderly plus key features to look for when shopping for one of these important pieces of bathroom safety equipment.
Raised toilet seats are absolutely safe for seniors and the elderly to use when they are installed and used properly. Most accidents come from poorly installed seats or because people don’t use them for their intended purpose.