Contents

  • Introduction
  • What is a toilet frame?
  • What is a raised toilet seat?
  • What is a raised toilet seat with frame?
  • Toilet support for health conditions
  • Toilet frame top tips
  • Which toilet support is right for you?
  • Things to consider

How to choose the right toilet support

Buying Guide

introduction

Having the right toilet support can be exceptionally beneficial in giving back a sense of independence and confidence to those who require a little extra stability when using the toilet.

There are a number of options which can assist in providing comfort and balance to the user whilst increasing their self-sufficiency, including:

In addition there’s also a range of Hygiene and Personal Care products which can be used in conjunction with the various types of toilet support to ensure high quality, sanitary living.

what is a toilet frame & why should you use one?

A toilet frame is a free moving structure that offers support during your daily routines. It can be easily moved and cleaned and is designed with comfort and safety in mind.

Some are fitted with built in seats and others feature ergonomic grip handles to make using them an easier and more pleasant experience. If you feel as though you need a bit more support when you're using the toilet, a frame may be the answer. Placing a frame around your toilet will:

Remember

Toilet frames can be height and width adjustable and you may need to order a frame for each toilet in your house if you use them all!

what is a raised toilet seat & why should you use one?

Toilets are usually very low and if you find it difficult to bend due to issues with your back, hips or legs a raised toilet seat can make it easier for you to get on and off the toilet.

A raised toilet seat makes it:

what is a toilet seat with frame & why should you use one?

If you’re looking for a product that not only offers you support when using the toilet but also raises the height of your toilet seat, a toilet seat with frame offers the best of both worlds. Purchasing a toilet seat with frame may be the best option for you if one or more of the following is applicable:

Remember

Using the right piece of equipment when using your toilet might save you the expense and inconvenience of altering your bathroom in the future.

Toilet supports may help those with the following health conditions

Top tips to get the most from your toilet support

  • Take time to make the right decision as to whether you need a toilet raise, toilet frame, or both.
  • Make sure you raise the toilet to the correct height.
  • Do other people used the same toilet as you? If so you have two options.
    1) Purchase something easily removed
    2) Purchase something more permanent they are happy to use.
  • Are you able to use both hands to push or pull up? If you lean heavily on one side to get up you may need to fix your toilet frame to the floor.
  • Is there sufficient space for toilet frame? If pipes are boxed behind the toilet these can sometimes get in the way.
  • Is there space for grab rails if preferred?
  • If your toilet is too high you may benefit from using a step.

Which toilet support is right for you?

VS

    • Raises the toilet seat by 100mm (4”)
    • Contoured seat for comfort
    • Features cut outs at the front and rear
    • Relieves pressure on the coccyx
    • Prevents straining the lower body
    • Sits over standard toilets
    • Adjusts for flexibility
    • Removable when not in use
    • Stable and supportive
    • Prevents “dropping” onto the toilet

Things to consider