bathroom lifts

Strategies for using the bathroom on the job

posted on September 1, 2008 - 12:23pm
The prospect of spending eight to 10 hours a day at work can be terrifying when you need assistance to use the bathroom. Here’s a look at some strategies and products that can make life a little more comfortable outside your comfort zone. Popping the question It all starts with a request by the employee for specific bathroom accommodations.

The right tools for the transfer

posted on March 1, 2006 - 10:02am
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 2
You’re still transferring independently, but you’ve fallen a couple of times on your way from the wheelchair to the bed. Your caregiver still lifts you in and out of the bathtub, but her groans from back pain are getting louder. It’s time to start thinking about a mechanical or powered lift system that you can use at home, and maybe one for work, too. Risky business