Many people, especially
elderly and disabled have some difficulties with standing up and sitting down when use a regular toilet. For this reason, they need our help. When we are not available or we could not pay anybody to take care of our patients, you can use a lot of devices that can help them. These devices are called raised toilet seats.
Toilet seats for people with handicap (also called
raised toilet seats or elevated toilet seats) are devices useful for people who find difficult to sit down or stand back up when using the toilet.
You can find here
: many types of these devices
When you need an elevated toilet seat, but you want to keep your existing toilet, the best alternative is a toilevator;
This device is in fact a spacer installed under the base of your toilet;
The toilevator increases the height of your toilet with 3.5 inches;
If you do not like the appearance, you can mask the device using a bath mat that cover the toilevator.
Carex Raised Toilet Seat
These toilet seats for people with handicap are an economical solution for persons who find difficulty sitting down or getting up when using the bathroom;
The contour seat can offer a wide sitting area and fits with most standard and elongated toilets, too;
The raised toilet seat is from plastic and adds 5 1/2″ to the height of a regular toilet;
For placing and keeping in its place, raised toilet seat has skid-resistant rubber pads;
The sizes of this toilet seat are 15″w x 16″d x 7″h;
Also, there are models with armrests.
Medline Locking Elevated Toilet Seat with Arms
Because this device is provided with arms, it eliminates the need for hard-to-install toilet safety rails;
It is very strongly and holds up to 280 lbs;
It fits most toilets, 12.5 to 14.5 inches;
It raises toilet seat by 5.5 inches;
It has clamps to bowl for safe and secure fit;
The height of these raised toilet seats make them very comfortable and the arms are quite secure;
Product sizes: 24 x 18 x 19 inches;
Easy to clean;
Easy to install.
Drive Medical Deluxe Elevated Raised Toilet Seat with Removable Padded Arms, White
Arms can be removed or added if you need;
Because of heavy-duty molded plastic construction, the device provides additional strength and durability;
Fits the most toilets;
Arms are full padded;
The device has a heavy-duty “worm screw” and locking plate for safety;
Product sizes: 22 x 19 x 8 inches;
Easy to clean;
Easy to install.
Sunrise Toilet Safety Frame – Model 6269
The height and width of frame are adjustable, so this device fits to more toilets;
Useful for people transferring from a wheelchair;
Arms are covered with a closed-cell gray foam, so there are nonslip;
Width between arms: 18″ – 24″;
Arm/Floor Height 26 degrees – 31 degrees;
Arm depth: 16 1/4″;
Leg depth 12″;
Weight capacity: 250 lbs.
Extra Wide Elevated Toilet Seat with Steel Leg
Legs are adjustable (adds 4″ = 4cm);
Arms are covered with a soft foam, that help people in sitting down or rising from the toilet seat;
Total width 22 1/2″ = 57cm;
Width between arms 19″ = 48cm;
Depth 15 1/4″ = 39cm;
Floor to seat 20″ = 51cm;
Weight capacity 350 lbs. = 159Kg
When you want to
choose raised toilet seats, please listen to these pieces of advice:
You search a device for an elderly or for a person with disabilities (search what type of
is according with the disease). toilet seat It is for a person with a normal weight or for a person overweight or obese (search a
that support an extra weight). toilet seat Some
are outfitted with rails, that provide support and stability and maintain balance. toilet seats There are raised
that fit over a standard toilet ( toilet seats elevated toilet seats). Other raised
( toilet seats raised toilet seats) have arms (removable or irremovable). Some
have a frame that stands on the floor and is attached to the lower back area of the toilet, with 2 arms that provide support. The height and width are adjustable. toilet seats Almost all these devices are adjustable.
allow people with some toilet seats problems of moving to live individually in their homes.