Supportive and safe bathing - reduce the risks

Bathing children is an enjoyable experience for them but can be challenging for the parent or carer. 

Bathtime is generally a fun and enjoyable experience for children and there are many benefits for children with disabilities. The warm water can soothe and relax the child and can give relief to joint pain or stiffness. Bathing children with a disability, physical impairment, mental illness, or sensory impairment can also raise anxieties for both parent and child and a secure environment whilst in the water will ease this tension.

Needs can change as the child develops

As the child grows, they become heavier and harder to handle. Lifting the child can put a strain on the back and becomes too much, sometimes causing prolonged damage. The right equipment can make all the difference to bath time and help to secure this as the best part of the child’s day.

A specialist disability bathing solution will increase safety for both child and parent, can be scaled as the child grows and will vary depending on the need and budget. Bath lifts, rise & recline bath system and a height adjustable bath are considerations if your space is adaptable and thinking long term investment.


Bathing comfort for children and young adults

For an immediate resolution, a bath support will give security for the user and comfort for the parent/carer. Safe bathing is critical and it’s vital that the support can withstand any sudden movements from the user and stay solid to prevent any possible trauma.

 

Innovative design brings joy to many homes

An innovation for bathing aids, the Turtle Bath Support has brought joy to many children and young adults. So far this year over 1,300 families have benefited from this great light weight, easy use, colourful bath support.   

A recent addition to the Wealden Rehab products range, the Turtle Bath Support is a simple and innovative solution for bathing paediatrics and small adults. With adjustable pads and support belts for the head, pelvis and lower limbs, the Turtle ensures comfort and safety. The Turtle is also equipped with tension adjustable mesh that moulds to the user’s posture.

 

 

  • Easy use
  • Lightweight
  • Foldable
  • Five sizes
  • Up to 80kg weight capacity
     

Available in five sizes and funky colours, you can see how the versatile Turtle Bath Support keeps its popularity as a must have in bathing equipment.

 

View our Bathing & Hygiene product range

 

Watch our Turtle Bath Support demonstration
 

Introducing the Turtle Bathing Support chair

 


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