How to Create a Safe Environment for the Elderly – Support Bars vs Grab Bars.
What is a grab bar?
Grab bars are safety devices designed to provide important points of support in high fall risk areas at home. It is commonly installed in toilets to create a safer environment for the elderly when the floor surface is slippery.
Choosing the right tool and having the grab bar installed in the most optimal position increase safety of the toilet environment. Made with ABS, our grab bars are high quality anti slip grab bars and with an internal core of SUS304 stainless steel bars which is guaranteed to last. Grab Bars provide optimum support in bathroom where the most injuries occur. Read on to know the types of grab bars we offer at Medical Assistance4u.
Types of grab bars
Anti-slip grab bars provide optimum support. They can be installed horizontally, vertically or diagonally along walls in high fall risk areas to provide safe points of support.
You can choose to install either horizontally, vertically or diagonally in high fall risk areas such as the washroom, living room or walkway etc. Straight grab bars are usually used for supporting purposes. For
Anti-slip foldable support bars are usually installed next to toilet seats.
As optimum support structures, they aid in movement like sitting or standing. Anti-slip foldable support bar can be folded up when not in use to save space and prevent obstruction.
Anti-slip angle grab bar is a 2-in-1 grab bar that can be used for both support and for the user to grab and pull themselves up.
The sink is a commonly used point of support for many when transiting in the toilet. It is a convenient support but not a lasting choice, prolong exertion of pressure on the sink can cause it to loosen and collapse.
Anti-slip basin support bar is a semi-permanent fixture that provides dependable support and around the sink. It can be used to transition in the toilet or when using the sink for activities like brushing teeth or washing hands.
At Medical Assistance4u
We provide grab bars with high quality stainless steel cores that are guaranteed to last. These bars can be installed horizontally, vertically or diagonally in high fall risk areas like toilets, living rooms, walkways and more.
Our team of medically trained staff at Medical Assistance4u can provide you with consultation services to assist you in finding the best support positions and most suitable safety tools for your loved ones.