DME

Bariatric

Seating Bariatric users comfortably is a challenge.

It's not just about reinforcement and weight capacity.

One of the biggest factors is finding equipment that suits bariatric body shapes.

 

How to Accommodate Bariatric Body Shapes

Apron / Pregnant Man

• You need adjustable seat depth

• You need adjustable seat height

• You need armrests set forward to assist with transfers

• Centre of gravity needs to be set forward

Goals

• Use the persons function level and provide mobility

• Prevent deformity

• Prevent pressure sores

• Person shall be safe, comfortable and functional

• Improve and/or maintain posture

• Provide seating

• Prevent pain

• Product that fits

• Ease of mobility by client or care giver

A bulbous Gluteal Region

• You need adjustable seat depth

• You need a curved or cut out section in the backrest that allows gluteal shelf room yet is still supportive for the mid/ upper back.

Abduction Adduction

• You need footplates that are laterally adjustable

• You need footplates that are STRONG!

• You may need armrests that curved to allow additional seating room (butterfly)

 

 

View as
Sort by
Display
per page

XXL Bariatric Bedside Commode

Suitable for Weights up to 325kg. Designed for independence, safety for both users and car...
From $1,281.10 incl tax

ETAC Swift Mobile Tilt XL160

Sturdy enough to handle a weight of 160 kg
Call for pricing

XXL Bariatric Dining Chair

Suitable for Weights up to 325kg. Designed for independence, safety for both users and car...
Call for pricing

XXL Bariatric Shower Commode

Suitable for Weights up to 325kg. Designed for easy access, independence, safety for both ...
Call for pricing

XXL Minimax Wheelchair

Suitable for Weights up to 325kg
Call for pricing
Call for pricing

XXL Shower Commode Rise N Recl...

A truly ergonomic multi-purpose hygiene chair
Call for pricing

Roho Bariatric Sections

Dome on sections widen standard size ROHO Mattress to fit Bariatric bed frames.
Call for pricing

Roho Hybrid Elite Dual Valve

Combination of Roho skin protection with stability of a contoured foam base
Call for pricing

Roho Hybrid Elite SR

Combination of Roho skin protection with stability of a contoured foam base
Call for pricing

XXL Bariatric Shower Bench

Suitable for Weights up to 325kg. Designed for independence, safety for both users and car...
Call for pricing