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Bariatric commodes are portable, self-contained toilets, on static feet or casters, which are specifically designed for larger people.
Bariatric commodes provide a way for larger people to use the toilet without having to go to the bathroom every time.
People of a larger weight or size, who need to get to the toilet quickly but find it challenging to get there, due to reduced mobility or weakness or instability, may benefit from using this type of commode. If they are at risk of falling, a bariatric commode may be safer than attempting to walk to the bathroom.
Check that the measurements and maximum user weight of the commode are suitable for the person using it. Does it need to be freestanding or on casters? Do you need a removable arm to do a side transfer? Consider whether you would benefit from a combined commode and shower chair in order to reduce the number of products if space is limited.