Going to the toilet with some independence is important and the current toilets are usually too low so many people have difficulty sitting down and getting up. A raised seat placed on the toilet provides a greater height and allows more privacy in this very personal activity. The elevating seats are thus an almost essential help to get up and sit down with the minimum effort and safety. The specialists believe that it decreases the risk of falls in osteoporotic patients and is especially recommended for hemiplegics, people with prostheses or hip arthrodesis or any other degenerative process of the hip or knee that limits mobility due to pain. They adapt to the toilet without the need of tools and in a few minutes.
AN ELEVATOR FOR EVERY NEED
WC lifts supplement the height of the existing toilet by 5, 10 or 15 cm. To choose the most appropriate one, we must take into account the height of the user. Although the most common is 10 cm, a tall person can require 15 cm and for a shorter person the 5 cm will be enough. When a toilet is used by more than one person, the 10 cm height is recommended. There are elevators that can be adjusted at the time of installation in the 3 heights For those who need additional help, the elevators can incorporate armrests to sit up and sit more easily. The arms are foldable to allow a lateral transfer, for example from a wheelchair