What are coloured toilet seats used for, and how do they benefit individuals with dementia?
Coloured toilet seats, especially those with specific shades like blue or red, are designed to provide visual cues for individuals who may benefit from them. These distinctive colours can help individuals with cognitive impairments, such as dementia, more easily identify and remember the location of the toilet. For others, coloured toilet seats may simply serve as a stylistic choice.
Do raised toilet seats fit all toilets?
Yes, in most cases, raised toilet seats ensure a universal fit and simply attach to an existing toilet seat using brackets.
What is the point of a raised toilet seat?
A raised toilet seat fits on top of an already existing toilet seat and raises the individual at a greater height, making it both easier and safer to sit down and get up from the toilet.
What is the best raised toilet seat for elderly?
The best raised toilet seat for the elderly is one of our most popular products, the Savanah Raised Toilet Seat. Its 6 inch height and lightweight plastic construction is both affordable and durable.
Are raised toilet seats safe for elderly?
Absolutely, by installing a raised toilet seat you in turn help benefit someone's independent living and reduce the risk of falls in the home.
For more information, see our mobility aid guide – Choosing A Raised Toilet Seat.