Toilet seat armrest
The client has severe rheumatoid arthritis for which she has had hip replacements and her knee joints are locked in the standing position. She needs carer help to get from a standing to a sitting position but would like to at least support herself at the instant that her feet lift off the floor.
She has an electric solo riser toilet seat adaptation and an armrest has been fitted to provide support as the seat is lowered and raised. A similar arm support has been fitted to her electrically operated armchair.
The client now has more confidence that she will not fall when being moved from a standing to a sitting position and vice versa. It is also now easier for the carer.