Slipping in the Bath

by Clare
(UK)

Bathing is getting harder and harder for my Mum, but we have recently found non slip bath safety stickers that we have put on the base of the bath.


This has given Mum much more confidence, and they are so easy to fit. She had a bathmat before but it was a nightmare to keep clean and it kept coming off, these stickers stay in place all of the time.

Comments for Slipping in the Bath

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Rubber Mat for Walk in Tub
by: JoAnn

We have started using rubber mats with our newly purchased walk in tub for mom. It may seem like it is a "belt and suspenders" approach as the walk in tub should help just by itself.

The issue I worry about is the potential for mold under the mat if left there to dry on it's own. So, we are having to remove the mat each time she uses the bath...small issue but worth the trouble I think

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Thanks Clare
by: Anonymous

Thanks for the info and for the subject.
My mom resisted when I suggested a chair for the shower and now she love, loves it. I asked her to 'just try it, I only suggest things to you that might help you be independent longer'

My brother also changed her bathtub by cutting out part of it and installing a door into the tub. We also installed a flexible shower head (which mom still has a hard time using but she has admitted that it was a good idea too).

I'm waving to you from California!
mary in santa rosa

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Do you worry about your parents falling?.


Home | Site Map | About | Contact | Privacy Policy | Disclosure

© Copyright evSky Incorporated 2008-2018 | All Rights Reserved


Eldercare for

Aging Parents

Are you having a difficult time with being the "Caregiver" for Mom and Dad?

Click Here to Read What Others are Saying and Leave a Comment About Your Own Experiences....

Or Start your Own Discussion Page!

Recent Articles

  1. My Brother Broke a Verbal Agreement for Transfer of Ownership of my Moms Car

    Jul 20, 18 01:42 PM

    I have been taking care of my elderly mother at my home in California since December 2017. She has had several medical issues while in my care including

    Read More

  2. I Thought Slavery was Abolished!!

    Jul 19, 18 09:57 AM

    My mom has been abusive life long. My earliest for me memory was of her chasing me through the house while everyone was at School beating me ( I was 3)

    Read More

  3. I Got So Spoiled

    Jul 19, 18 09:49 AM

    My mom lives with us and I am her caretaker. She is 85 years old and has some mobility issues and is showing some early signs of dementia although she

    Read More