Approximately 80 percent of
home accidents occur
in the bathroom,
but most of those accidents can
be prevented with the right
safety products. That statistic
demonstrates that there is plenty
of opportunity for a provider to
grow its business by stocking
bathroom safety products.
The key is to offer a wide array
of solutions that can fit clients’
unique needs. Talk to the patient
or caregiver to get a solid sense of
the challenges and situation.
Because bathing is universal
and the Baby Boomer demographic
increasingly needs these
solutions, the retail appeal of
bath safety is clear. But that also
means big box stores are now
part of the competition and they
aren’t shy about discounting.
To compete, HME retailers
need to lean hard on their reputation
for being knowledgeable,
convenient, personalized service
and quality products. To help you
maintain your expertise, here
are some new and bedrock bath
safety product offerings:
National Seating & Mobility
Splashy Bath Seat
- Five-point harness for three-point pelvic support
- Four detachable bumpers to lend extra support
- Warm-touch foam, reclining seat and portable
Toilet/bathing chair comes in four sizes
- Accommodates clients from childhood through young adulthood
- Seat tilts, allowing for idea seating and posture
- Accessories include head support, push brace and swing-away side
Shower pan allows for more convenience
Bestbath has developed a new 60 inch by 30 inch shower pan with a side discharge drain for use in multi-family renovation projects when replacing bathtubs with above-floor rough. As residents age, they often need to replace a tub with a low-threshold shower. The pan leaves enough room to use the existing plumbing set-up and the lower curb height allows for easier shower access. It also replaces the common option of tub cutouts, which are placed in the center and often leave grab bars too far away to be used for entry.
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare
Locking Raised Toilet
Raised toilet seat designed for accessibility
Drive DeVilbiss Heathcare announced the addition of the Bariatric 5” Locking Raised Toilet seat. Capable of supporting up to 600 pounds, the Locking Raised Toilet seat is designed for individuals that have difficulty bending and getting up from and down onto the toilet. This seat is equipped with an improved heavy-duty worm screw and locking plate to ensure a safe, secure fit onto standard and most elongated seats.
Balance assist bar now available in chrome
The original MHI Safe-er-Grip 11.5” suction cup balance assist bar is now available in chrome. The suction cup design allows the bar to be placed on any smooth, flat, non-porous surface. It is easy to attach, remove and relocate. The new chrome color makes the bar the perfect addition to any bathroom area.
Health Mobius LLC
System providers bath safety roducts in the palm of providers' hands
- An eRetail system that includes the catalog
of most major bath safety brands and is
updated with real-time inventory levels.
- Provider staff can use the system from any
computer, tablet or smartphone to access
thousands of SKU’s from manufacturers
without stocking inventory.
- Health Mobius will set-up and manage the
entire platform, oversee the online product
catalog and payment to vendors, payment
processing, shipping, customer service and
sales tax processing for all transactions.
Free2Go Mobility Products
Rollator providers discreet and dignified toilet safety
- Free2Go Rollator is a safe, discreet and
dignified solution for toilet safety in any
restroom that features a walking aid, raised
toilet seat and toilet safety aid all in one.
- Incorporates the benefits of a raised toilet
seat and toilet safety frame to provide swift
and quick installation over a fixed toilet.
- Weighs roughly 20 pounds and can be
moved via the flat, 8-inch wheels attached
to the frame that add stability and support.
Tub Transfer Base
Perform transfers without crowding the bathroom
- Patients and caregivers can perform
healthy transfers — either manually or
with a mechanical lift — without crowding
the bathroom with permanently mounted
- Once finished bathing, the base collapses
and hangs compactly on the wall with
hook provided. Rifton’s folding storable
tub transfer base makes it possible for
everyone in the family to use the tub.
- The tub transfer base is designed for use
with Rifton’s newly redesigned Wave bath
chair, accommodating clients up to 250 lbs.
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare
Stool reduces twisting and reaching
- Features a padded seat that can rotate 360
degrees and locks every 90 degrees for
safety to reduce twisting while reaching in
- The stool is height adjustable from 16
inches to 22 inches in one inch increments.
- The top of the seat can be removed for
easy cleaning, and the whole stool can be
assembled without the use of tools.
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare
Adjustable rail allows for customizability
- This intuitive, tool-free, adjustable tub rail
comes with features that allow for durability
and stability while in the shower or bath.
- The white, powder-coated tub rail is
constructed of steel and features a 5 to 17
inches of height adjustment. The width can
be adjusted from 3 to seven 7 and can fit
- The rail features a stainless steel locking
mechanism and non-wearing rubber pads
to provide scratch-proof security.