The bedside commode is very useful when you are tending to weak or injured individuals; it is on the caregiver to take care of their needs. The use of a bedside commode allows the patient and the caregiver to effectively carry the necessary functions the caregiver must provide for. The latest ones in the market are a great stand out and they are the right ones for the patients who faced a lot of hardships when they had to use the toilet.
These are also good for people who have incontinence issues. The aged, weak, disabled as well injured find this an effective way to solve one of the major problems of using the normal toilet. The facilities that are provided in the house are hard to replicate at home. For that reason, we must find an alternative such as a bedside commode. These can be bought as ready made or customised as requested by you.
Features to look out for
There are normal size commodes with adjustable heights and with armrests, which are covered in nonslip foam for better grip. The bucket attached underneath will have a standard capacity with a carry handle and additional advantage of a having a splash guard. Now you will also get toilet safety frame. This can be found in the portable version wherein you can fold it up with a push of a button, which is a great convenience when travelling or keeping it away when not required.
There are ones who are heavier in size hence a stainless-steel chair which can bear a lot of the weight. This chair can be shipped and preassembled. The legs of the chair can be adjusted according to the height of the user. There are now advanced legs of the portable commode which have non-skid rubber caps to avoid slippage. This commode can be used anywhere from your bedside, to the bathroom or wherever you go.
There are ones, which are both the wheelchair and be converted in to a commode. The wheelchair has an inbuilt commode. This dual facility is helpful when you are not carry so many things around while travelling. This comes with padded seat which gives a perfect and comfortable seating for any purpose. The bucket underneath can be slid comfortably in and out when not required or for cleaning purposes. Since it with wheels, the user can propel him or herself when required, or the caregiver can place the unit where it is needed.
There are so many others in the market with a lot of features such being a commode near your bed, toilet frame, and a raised toilet along with the other add on. Since it is portable kind of toilet it is much desired on the list of commodes in use for such requirements. There are lids for the odours not make the place unpleasant for the user and others till it is cleared up and cleaned and replaced back.