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  • MEDIchair - The Home Medical Equipment Specialists - Bathroom Safety
    toilet with minimal strain These seats are bolted to pre existing seats and raise the sitting level between 2 and 5 inches while providing a stable surface for the user to get on and get off the seat MEDIchair offers a selection of raised toilet seats each of which is customized to specific mobility needs and requirements Yet there are several important features they all have in common they all have large cut out surfaces that are easy to clean and maintain and they are all designed to be antibacterial Most importantly these seats ensure a user s comfort without compromising stability MEDIchair offers variations of these toilet seats to better address certain accessibility and comfort needs Some elevated toilet seats are hinged and depending on the model in question the raiser and or lid can be lifted up or down as required This feature is especially useful while cleaning the toilet The Invacare Raised Toilet Seat for instance has a hinged lid which can be easily raised or detached Hinged raisers and lids are also preferred by people who want their toilet to maintain its original aesthetic Another variation of the basic elevated toilet seat is one that has arms like the Invacare Raised Toilet Seat with Lid and Arms This seat has easy grip handles for the arms that provide the user with some extra support while rising from the seat For people with weak legs or for older people with poor balance this extra assistance can go a long way towards establishing a feeling of independence in the bathroom and minimizing the risk of slips and falls Bathtub and Shower Safety MEDIchair offers bath and shower seats which are special chairs that are designed to make it safer for the user to use her his bathtub These chairs are made to fit the dimensions of a bathtub and provide optimal support to users as they bathe They are especially useful for people who live alone and want to continue to remain independent MEDIchair has a large selection of bath and shower seats depending on the needs of the user There are several features that are common to all seats they are easy to assemble lightweight and rust resistant and use mechanisms such as suction tips to keep them stable while the user bathes These chairs also have strategically placed holes that make them porous keeping water from gathering for long periods of time The Drive Medical Deluxe Aluminum Bath Seat offers all the features listed above as well as back support This chair is particularly comfortable and allows the user to bathe with comfort and ease It is easy to assemble and maintain and indispensable for people who need additional lumbar support Other Assistive Devices in the Bathroom There are several other devices that can be used in the bathroom to enhance a person s feeling of security and to safeguard against slips and falls Some of these devices are as simple as extended hand held shower

    Original URL path: http://www.medichair.com/index.php/learning-centre/bathroom-safety-2 (2016-02-11)
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  • MEDIchair - The Home Medical Equipment Specialists - Healthy Back
    as reduced fatigue better sleep and improved breathing Correct posture also improves general health and well being and most importantly allows muscles to function with maximum efficiency There are a number of simple devices that assist in improving posture while sitting and standing One of MEDIchair s newest offerings is a simple daily living aid that addresses the problem of incorrect posture Posture Medic is a pair of rubber rings joined by a brace and is designed to help people develop better posture and maintain it over time This device is available in three sizes and is suitable for use during rehab and post rehab Most importantly the Posture Medic can be used by people with every level of physical ability It is designed for frequent use and allows users to stretch it in order to exercise the tonic and phasic muscles which are responsible for achieving and maintaining correct posture Since the Posture Medic is light and unobtrusive people are able to easily wear it for short periods of time at home or at work on average for 15 minutes 3 to 4 times a day When it is worn at multiple points in a day this device trains the muscles of the chest and back to hold correct posture and become stronger The Posture Medic should also be used to do stretches and exercises in order to individually strengthen the tight muscles that contribute to poor posture When combined with these exercises over time it becomes easier to maintain correct posture while working It is recommended to let a healthcare professional suggest ways you can best incorporate the Posture Medic into your lifestyle taking into consideration your current abilities The first step to good posture is awareness While it is always a good idea to use assistive devices

    Original URL path: http://www.medichair.com/index.php/learning-centre/healthy-back (2016-02-11)
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  • MEDIchair - The Home Medical Equipment Specialists - Walking Aids
    Van Conversions Bathroom Safety Healthy Back Walking Aids Funding Assistance National Agencies British Columbia Agencies Alberta Agencies Saskatchewan Agencies Manitoba Agencies Ontario Agencies Locations All Locations Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Northern Territories Ontario Saskatchewan About Us About Us Privacy Security Policy Careers Contact MEDIchair Shop Online Cane or Walker A walking aid such as a cane or walker can help you stay more independent and avoid falls Remember to keep your walking aid within easy reach when you re in a chair or in bed And learn how to use it safely so you don t injure yourself Using a Cane If you have a stronger side hold the cane on that side Get your balance Move the cane and your weaker leg forward Support your weight on both the cane and your weaker side Step with your stronger leg Start again from step 1 Have an Ice Pick installed on your cane Using a Walker If you are using a folding walker be sure you understand how to lock it open and check that it is locked open before each use Roll the walker or lift it if you re using one without wheels forward about 12

    Original URL path: http://www.medichair.com/index.php/learning-centre/walkingaids (2016-02-11)
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  • MEDIchair - The Home Medical Equipment Specialists - National Agencies
    Systems Van Conversions Walking Devices Wheelchair Ramps Services Rental Products In home Assessment In home Trials In house Service Departments Home Delivery and Setup Medical Conditions ALS Aging Arthritis Broken Hip Cystic Fibrosis Diabetes Incontinence Multiple Sclerosis Osteoporosis Parkinson s Disease Spina Bifida Spinal Cord Spinal Muscular Atrophy Stroke Learning Centre CPAP Therapy Daily Living Aids Healthy Feet and Legs Home Accessibility House Calls Beds Incontinence Lift Chairs Long Term Care Manual Wheelchairs Mobility Scooter Patient Handling Devices Power Wheelchair Stairlifts Van Conversions Bathroom Safety Healthy Back Walking Aids Funding Assistance National Agencies British Columbia Agencies Alberta Agencies Saskatchewan Agencies Manitoba Agencies Ontario Agencies Locations All Locations Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Northern Territories Ontario Saskatchewan About Us About Us Privacy Security Policy Careers Contact MEDIchair Shop Online National Government Agencies Canada Mortgage and Housing Health Canada Public Health Agency of Canada Veterans Affairs Canada Workers Compensation Board National Organizations Alzheimer Society of Canada Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Canadian Cancer Society Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Association Canadian Paraplegic Association CARP Easter Seals Canada Heart and Stroke Association March of Dimes Mobility Resource Corner MS Society Canada Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada Rick Hansen Man in

    Original URL path: http://www.medichair.com/index.php/funding/national-agencies (2016-02-11)
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  • MEDIchair - The Home Medical Equipment Specialists - British Columbia Agencies
    Centre CPAP Therapy Daily Living Aids Healthy Feet and Legs Home Accessibility House Calls Beds Incontinence Lift Chairs Long Term Care Manual Wheelchairs Mobility Scooter Patient Handling Devices Power Wheelchair Stairlifts Van Conversions Bathroom Safety Healthy Back Walking Aids Funding Assistance National Agencies British Columbia Agencies Alberta Agencies Saskatchewan Agencies Manitoba Agencies Ontario Agencies Locations All Locations Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Northern Territories Ontario Saskatchewan About Us About

    Original URL path: http://www.medichair.com/index.php/funding/british-columbia-agencies (2016-02-11)
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  • MEDIchair - The Home Medical Equipment Specialists - Alberta Agencies
    Atrophy Stroke Learning Centre CPAP Therapy Daily Living Aids Healthy Feet and Legs Home Accessibility House Calls Beds Incontinence Lift Chairs Long Term Care Manual Wheelchairs Mobility Scooter Patient Handling Devices Power Wheelchair Stairlifts Van Conversions Bathroom Safety Healthy Back Walking Aids Funding Assistance National Agencies British Columbia Agencies Alberta Agencies Saskatchewan Agencies Manitoba Agencies Ontario Agencies Locations All Locations Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Northern Territories Ontario Saskatchewan

    Original URL path: http://www.medichair.com/index.php/funding/alberta-agencies (2016-02-11)
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  • MEDIchair - The Home Medical Equipment Specialists - Manitoba Agencies
    Disease Spina Bifida Spinal Cord Spinal Muscular Atrophy Stroke Learning Centre CPAP Therapy Daily Living Aids Healthy Feet and Legs Home Accessibility House Calls Beds Incontinence Lift Chairs Long Term Care Manual Wheelchairs Mobility Scooter Patient Handling Devices Power Wheelchair Stairlifts Van Conversions Bathroom Safety Healthy Back Walking Aids Funding Assistance National Agencies British Columbia Agencies Alberta Agencies Saskatchewan Agencies Manitoba Agencies Ontario Agencies Locations All Locations Alberta British Columbia

    Original URL path: http://www.medichair.com/index.php/funding/manitoba-agencies (2016-02-11)
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  • MEDIchair - The Home Medical Equipment Specialists - Ontario Agencies
    Healthy Feet and Legs Home Accessibility House Calls Beds Incontinence Lift Chairs Long Term Care Manual Wheelchairs Mobility Scooter Patient Handling Devices Power Wheelchair Stairlifts Van Conversions Bathroom Safety Healthy Back Walking Aids Funding Assistance National Agencies British Columbia Agencies Alberta Agencies Saskatchewan Agencies Manitoba Agencies Ontario Agencies Locations All Locations Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Northern Territories Ontario Saskatchewan About Us About Us Privacy Security Policy Careers Contact

    Original URL path: http://www.medichair.com/index.php/funding/ontario-agencies (2016-02-11)
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