Bath step aids

bath step aid


Bath step aids for the elderly

Many elderly people find getting in and out of the bath difficult but still want to have a bath and maintain independence. There are several products on the market that can make this task easier.

Basically they are a shallow step making the climb up to and down into the bath.

The one pictured above is the Savanah Bath Step a basic platform with a wide surface area and non slip . Each step provides a 4 inch raise and they can be slotted together.

An example of a adjustable footstool with a safety hand rail is shown below. I prefer this option as it does offer a degree of stability and increased safety if living alone.
step stool with handrailIt is always worth reminding an elderly person to use a bath mat so they don’t slip and keep a call bell pendant, mobile phone or wireless telephone to hand when in the bath.




Award-winning blogger and former care columnist for Devon Life magazine. I am passionate about helping elderly people and people with dementia live purposeful and independent lives.
Designer of the Dementia Assistance Card and Points Of Light award recipient, Caron hopes to help carers when resources are limited and demand is ever-increasing. I am here to support you.

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