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    Bathroom wheelchair that can be used as regular wheelchair for everyday use?

    Hi there!

    One of my biggest problems when traveling is carrying my bathroom chair besides my Quickie GT.

    Is there any chair in the world like the GT that can be used for shower and bowel program? I searched and found none...

    Thanks in advance!

    #2
    http://www.dignitymedicaldevices.com/

    ;-)

    But seriously, take a look at Nuprodx.com

    (KLD)
    The SCI-Nurses are advanced practice nurses specializing in SCI/D care. They are available to answer questions, provide education, and make suggestions which you should always discuss with your physician/primary health care provider before implementing. Medical diagnosis is not provided, nor do the SCI-Nurses provide nursing or medical care through their responses on the CareCure forums.

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      #3
      I have several times brought my backup chair (in addition to my everyday) to hotels to use in their roll in shower. It's a kuschall champion, so fods very small. I remove backrest cover (have tension adjustable straps, which stay). The cushion is a stimulite. I have a few holes drilled in the seat sling (regular nylon one) but I think if I wanted to use it on a more regular basis, I'd switch to a mesh seat. I don't do a bowel program, but if I did I don't think it'd be that hard to cutout a hole in the seat for a pail and chute

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        #4
        We recently got a new everyday chair for my husband. Although we do not plan to use it in the shower often, we want the possibility if needed (he does not do a BP). We got an ADI carbon fiber seat base along with a ADI carbon fiber back. .The idea is to use a Stimulite Silver cushion and Stimulite Lumbar Support. for in the shower. We have the ADI carbon fiber seat base attached with velcro so it is removable. Possibly you could modify a seat base to make it work better for a BP.
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        Partner of an incredible stroke survivor. Limitations: hemiparesis and neglect (functional paralysis and complete lack of awareness on one side). Equipment: TiLite ZRA 2 and 2GX, Spinergy ZX-1, RioMobility Firefly. Knowledge: relative newbie for high-level equipment (2012), but willing to try to help others who are new with similar limitations (definitely not a guru, but inquisitive).

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          #5
          Elarson, is the cushion reversed in that photo? I thought the curved side goes to the back, so the sort of cut forward parts are stopped at the back canes but the cushion itself can extend a little further.
          Board Member of Assistance Dog Advocacy Project working in Education. Feel free to ask me any service dog questions!

          I am not paralyzed. I have a genetic connective tissue disorder with neuro complications and a movement disorder.

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