Studies show that many accidents take place in the bathroom, and this is more true in homes of the elderly. People who are differently abled often don’t consider the bathroom as a very friendly area of the house. The main is reason is because they’re afraid of either slipping or falling in the bathroom, mainly because they do not have complete control of their motor functions. The shower area is especially challenging as both the floor and the wall become very slippery when water hits them, and any differently abled person may feel helpless in this kind of a situation. They have no other choice but to be careful of every move they make so that they do not end up losing their balance and falling in the shower.
For most differently abled people, the problem doesn’t just include the difficulties in motor function in the shower area but they also find it quite challenging to stand in the bathroom for a long time. This is true for both those who have an injury or medical condition and for the elderly. For this reason, caregiver assistance is often essential to ensure the safety of differently abled people in the shower. However, it may be embarrassing or awkward to have someone else with you in a place as intimate and private as the bathroom. Here technology steps in and brings forward a bathroom device to keep them balanced and secure yet mobile enough to handle bathing on their own. They need something to assure them they won’t slip or fall as they move within the confines of the shower area.
There are two major types of seating objects one can use in the bathroom:
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