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What Is A Bariatric Commode ?

As I do my research for all my articles, or looking for item for my elderly mom, I am always amazed at the number of different names by which pieces of equipment are known. And it gets a little bit confusing to say the least. So I am hoping to bring a little clarity...

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When Should You Get A Bedside Commode ?

If anyone is hesitant about getting a bedside commode for an elderly loved one, or for anyone who has problems with mobility, I would encourage them to go ahead get one. My mom, who is 91 years old, has had one for the last two years. It has been incredibly practical,...

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Does Walmart Carry Bedside Commodes ?

Over the years I have searched high and low for different pieces of equipment for my mom, and it isn't easy to always find what you want. Even if I don't buy a certain piece of  equipment there, I will often go and have a look on the Walmart website to see what is out...

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The Best Way To Clean A Bedside Commode

I can't say I love cleaning my mom's bedside commode, but it is a job which needs to be done well, and properly. There are some ways of doing it which can make it easier, but you still have to stick to a few simple rules to make that you aren't spreading nasty little...

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Benefits Of Bedside Commodes

Anyone with reduced mobility can greatly benefit from a bedside commode. My 91 year old mom has been using one for several years now, and to say she is happy with it is an understatement. It also gives me peace of mind at night knowing that she has this to use over...

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Reasons For Using A Bedside Commode ?

We, in our home, have been using a bedside commode for several years for my mom, since she had hip replacement surgery, and I can say that my mom's satisfaction with it is complete. Our commode is a 3-in-1, which is a simple, but really useful, piece if equipment and...

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Floor Protection For A Bedside Commode

I've been very lucky with my mom and her bedside commode, and never had any accidents when it was being used in her room. But isn't to say that we didn't take precautions like covering the floor and making a clear area around it, so she or I wouldn't trip or knock...

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Gareth Williams

Welcome ! I’m Gareth. This site is where I share all the stuff I have learned, as my elderly parents’ caregiver, of over 10 years. I hope it will be of use to you and your parents, and that you find what you are looking for !

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ABOUT

Welcome ! I’m Gareth. This site is where I share all the stuff I have learned, as my elderly parents’ caregiver, of over 10 years. I hope it will be of use to you and your parents, and that you find what you are looking for !

LEGAL INFORMATION