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How do I know what to look for in a Shower Chair?

How do I know what to look for in a Shower Chair?

When looking for a shower chair, there are several factors to consider to ensure that you choose the best one to meet your specific needs. Here are some things to look for when choosing a shower chair:

1. Size and weight capacity: Shower chairs come in different sizes and weight capacities. It's important to choose a shower chair that fits your body size and weight, and can support your weight safely.


2. Material: Shower chairs can be made of various materials such as plastic, aluminum, or stainless steel. Choose a shower chair that is durable, rust-resistant, and easy to clean.


3. Stability and safety features: Look for a shower chair that has stable legs or suction cups to prevent slipping, sliding or tipping over. A safety belt or grab bars can also provide additional safety and support.


4. Comfort: Look for a shower chair with a comfortable seat and backrest, as you may be sitting in it for extended periods. Some shower chairs come with padded seats and backrests for added comfort.


5. Adjustability: Choose a shower chair that is adjustable to fit your height and body shape. This can help ensure that you are comfortable and safe while using it.


6. Portability: If you plan to use the shower chair in different bathrooms or to transport it frequently, look for one that is lightweight and easy to fold or disassemble.


7. Additional features: Some shower chairs come with additional features such as adjustable armrests, removable footrests, or a commode opening. Consider your specific needs when choosing a shower chair and choose one that has the features you require.


Overall, the right shower chair for you will depend on your specific needs and preferences. By considering these factors, you can find a shower chair that is safe, comfortable, and meets your needs.


Not sure what you need, no worries. Our friendly staff are only too happy to help in our Port Macquarie, Taree, Forster or Kempsey Showrooms and you can of course check out our range online at anytime.