CanAssist

University of Victoria

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Bath Bench Modifications

Client Ron has a bath bench modified to his unique specifications.Technology description

CanAssist's engineering team has modified commercial bath benches to make them safer, more comfortable and easier to use. In the example shown right, a store-bought bath bench was made more ergonomic by making the back rest angle and dump angle more adjustable. As well, an alternative means of securing the device to the tub surface was provided for added safety.

Key features

  • customized to meet each user's physical requirements
  • made to fit securely in a user's bathtub or shower stall
  • added safety features, as needed
Another modified bath device.
Who is it for?

 

People whose disabilities make it difficult to use a bath or shower safely and independently.







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