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Bath Lift

Siwheels73
Siwheels73 Scope Member Posts: 746 Pioneering
Hello Peeps,

Has anyone found a good way of fixing a bath lift to the base? Ours slides around on the suckers, no matter what we do! Very annoying.


Comments

  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 43,567 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Siwheels73 that doesn't sound too good, might be worth getting in touch with who fitted it they may come have a look for you
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
    Mine slides about if you try to move it but stable while sat on it 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,169 Disability Gamechanger
    When i had one it always moved but when i was sat on it, it never moved. If it moves when you're sat on it and you had it from an OT then i would contact them.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Siwheels73
    Siwheels73 Scope Member Posts: 746 Pioneering
    It moves when my wife, who has no leg power, transfers off at the end of a bath. It seems that the suckers are not brilliant. Thanks for the messages.
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 10,599 Scope online community team
    Hi @Siwheels73, I'm just popping this in our aids, adaptations, and equipment category where it hopefully won't get lost like it might in the quicker moving coffee lounge.
    Community Manager
    Scope
  • Richard_Scope
    Richard_Scope Posts: 3,614 Scope online community team
    @Siwheels73, I used to have an Orca bath chair. It was on suction pads but was incredibly stable to the point where it was difficult getting the chair out of the bath.

    The suction pads on bath aids/chairs will degrade over time and will need replacing.
    Scope
    Specialist Information Officer and Cerebral Palsy Programme Lead

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