Utilizing a bedside commode will give you a cool and light toileting alternative for patients and caregivers of all types. Individuals who suffer mobility issues or a disease that hinders their freedom can use commode chairs to at least exercise their independence.
On either side, bedside commodes are more useful to a person who is suffering from either stroke or living with incontinence. The elderly also fall into this category. Been the large number that uses this tool the manufactures always make it in such way that it fits senior you.
How to correctly use the commode
- Ensure that the bedside commode is within the reach of the main user. This will ease the struggle during the reach.
- Next, you will have to ensure that the commode is well and professionally fitted such that it accommodates the given size and shape of the person using the stuff, Note that the mass of the commode should be well above the weight of the user, and the height of the seat and armrests should be adjusted so that they’re supportive and easy to reach without too much bending or maneuvering
- When you choose a spot in your room for the commode, make sure it’s somewhere private where it will be more difficult for someone to be interrupted while toileting. Additionally, it’s important to make sure that the area surrounding the commode is cleared of the unnecessary clutter that might pose a fall risk or get in the way of safe seat access. Ensure that the commode’s rubber feet or casters are securely locked into place so that it remains stable during use.