Frequently Asked Questions on Commode Chairs


What is a commode chair used for?

A typical commode chair is a type of chair that is used by patients or someone who needs help going to the toilet due to illness, injury or disability. In some cases a commode chair has wheels that allow easy transport to the bathroom or shower.

What is a drop arm commode?

As the name suggests drop arm commodes have armrests that drop down out of the way to aid for side transfers.

What are the added features in bariatric commode chairs?

Bariatric commode chairs are extra wide, heavy duty chairs that offer additional strength size and comfort with a larger seating area and reinforced frame built to support individuals who require a larger weight capacity.

What are 3-in-one commodes?

These type of commode chairs can be used as a bedroom commode for those who are bedridden, as a raised toilet seat for an existing bathroom commode or as a safety frame to assist with getting up or down.

What are rolling commodes?

Rolling commodes are basically commode chairs on wheels. They serve as bedside commodes and can also be used to take patients or elderly people to the bathroom safely.

What are rolling commodes?

Rolling commodes are basically commode chairs on wheels. They serve as bedside commodes and can also be used to take patients or elderly people to the bathroom safely.