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September 21, 2021 2 min read

Everyone is going to get old one day. Aging is one of the few things in life that’s guaranteed. The elderly require specialized care, and this requires special equipment, especially if they have disabilities. Here’s why you need the right tools to take care of the elderly and the disabled and some of the tools you will need.

To Take Care Of Them Properly

The most important thing as a caregiver is ensuring that the needs of the person you are caring for are met. You can’t do that without the right tools. Their safety is also essential, and you need proper tools for that too.


An example of a tool you will need is a transfer bench. The Carousel Sliding Transfer Bench with Swivel Seat-BARIATRIC 600LB Capacity is an excellent option because it is designed for comfort, mobility, and safety. 

These provide support for persons with mobility issues while they bathe and prevent falling accidents in the shower. There are also other pieces of equipment that you’ll need along with the transfer bed, such as extended rails and a specialized shower curtain. 

We suggest the Set of (4) Extended Legs - Carousel, Hydroglyde and Gateway or the Horizontal Extended Rails- Transfer Bench (Standard Carousel & Gateway)  for extended rails and the BenchMate Split Shower Curtain for Bath Transfer Benches - Beautiful Designer Fabric, Premium Hookless Quick-Attach System, Designed Specifically to Help Keep Water off the Floor shower curtain.

So That They Can Maintain Their Dignity

Suddenly relying on someone else to take care of you and make sure that your needs are met can be a rough adjustment.  Having tools that allow them more freedom is great for their mental health and helps them avoid feelings of humiliation and helplessness. For example, the Envyy - The Ultimate Sleep-to-Stand Bed - Available in Twin and TwinXL allows for assistance-free bed entry and exit.

Being a caretaker means you need to go above and beyond for your dependents. Platinum Health is dedicated to providing you with the resources you need for efficient and thorough care. Browse our catalog today.


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