Lincoln, Nebraska
2655 S 70th St #A
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 421-8800

3 Crucial Pieces of Bath Safety Equipment August 10, 2017

Lincoln, Lancaster
3 Crucial Pieces of Bath Safety Equipment, Lincoln, Nebraska

For people with mobility issues, bathrooms are especially dangerous. Slippery floors, awkward motions, and sharp edges on counters and fixtures can create the perfect conditions for accidents and serious injuries. Having the right bath safety equipment installed can reduce some of the dangers of your home, giving you and your family peace of mind.

3 Important Pieces of Bath Safety Equipment

1. Toilet Seat Elevators

Many commercially available toilets sit too low for people who have difficulty standing up. For these individuals, sitting on or standing up from the seat can cause knee strain, back pain, and may result in a fall. Seat elevators are designed to make using the toilet safer by adding three to five inches of height. Paired with grab bars or a safety frame, a toilet seat elevator can significantly reduce your risk of fall or injury in the bathroom.

2. Grab Bars

bath safety equipmentNearly a quarter million people experience injuries in the bathroom each year, most of which occur while entering or exiting the shower or bath. Grab bars — inside or outside the shower — provide additional stability on these slick surfaces. 

3. Shower Chairs

Bathing is often difficult for those with poor balance or difficulty standing. Shower benches allow individuals to bathe without the risk of falling — especially when used in conjunction with grab bars and extendable shower heads.


Going to the bathroom doesn’t have to pose a safety risk. Lincoln Mobility is a durable medical equipment and mobility supply company focused on providing southeast Nebraska with high-quality mobility equipment and supplies. Learn more about their selection of bath safety equipment online or call (402) 421-8800. Visit their Lincoln, NE, store today to discuss your unique needs with a knowledgeable professional.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Lincoln Mobility
Stay in the Home You Love with a Stair Lift!, Lincoln, Nebraska
Is it becoming increasingly difficult to navigate the stairs in your home? Why should it mean losing access to things like your bedroom, laundry room, or basement? Even worse, why more
3 Tips for Life on Crutches , Lincoln, Nebraska
Whether you’ve recently been in an accident or had surgery, life on crutches can be difficult. Although many municipal governments are making areas more accessible with wider more
Give Mom A Lift On Mother's Day, Lincoln, Nebraska
Mother’s Day is a great time to give mom a lift. Whether she needs help safely navigating her stairwell or help getting up from her recliner, Lincoln Mobility has some practical more
3 Types of Essential Bath Safety Equipment, Lincoln, Nebraska
For the elderly or people with certain medical conditions, the home is not always a safe place. This is especially true of the bathroom, which can include a number of hazards, more
How Beneficial Is a Lift Chair? , Lincoln, Nebraska
For individuals and caregivers, a lift chair offers the ultimate combination of convenience, ease of use, and safety. These pieces of medical equipment look similar to a standard more