Washroom Usage for Injured and Older Adults

This video from the team at Entwistle Power Occupational Therapy discusses ways to make your washroom more accessible for people that are disabled or injured, older adults, and seniors. 

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-Briefs

-A urinal or bedpan

-A commode

 

If you have trouble getting on or off the toilet you can use:

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-A toilet-vader or higher toilet

-A versaframe, drop down bars, or a standard grab bar 

-A commode that goes over the toilet seat

 

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Julie can be reached at Entwistle Power Occupational Therapy, 1425 Cormorant Road, Suite 301, Ancaster ON L9G 4V5  

T: 866-683-0345 

E: office@entwistlepower.com       W: entwistlepower.com

Disclaimer: The opinions presented in this post are generalized and do not negate the need for an occupational therapy assessment to outline specific functional impairments and solutions for any one client

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