Midland Reporter- Telegram
The Dignity Chair: A Trusted Toilet Aid For The Medical Field
The Dignity Chair helps patients and caregivers alike. For those who need help getting on and off of the commode, whether due to age or surgery, calling for help is always embarrassing for both the patient and the caregiver. Whether the patient is at home or in a health care facility, it is very awkward—not to mention being a physical challenge for the caregiver.
A personal experience with a friend who had cancer led local businessman Robert Chapa to invent the Dignity Chair to give patients a lift when they need it the most. Invented and manufactured by Mr. Chapa, the Dignity Chair is built on a walker-type frame. Because it sits right on the floor, surrounding the toilet, there is virtually no installation needed. This feature also means it can be easily moved when you are going to visit someone else. It also helps when it is time to clean around the commode.
A simple switch on the arm rest raises or lowers the toilet seat to the desired height. A tall person can raise it as high as needed and a short person can stop it at a lower level. The seat itself tilts forward to make it easy for the patient to get on and off. This medical toilet is great for anybody who needs a little help.
Efficient and Reliable Toilet Aid
Because the Dignity Chair operates for a long time off a small rechargeable battery, it will not hog a plug in your bathroom. Simply plug it in for a few hours whenever it runs down. Your plug is then available for nightlights or whatever else you need it for in the bathroom.
Mr. Chapa feels this chair could be the difference in needing to hire overnight caregivers, if all that is needed is help in getting on and off the commode. It will certainly relieve family caregivers of a very embarrassing task.
Even professional caregivers will benefit because it will no longer be necessary to lean forward at an awkward angle and strain back and shoulder muscles and joints. The Dignity Chair’s standard model is built to lift up to 500 pounds. While there is a standard size and color, Mr. Chapa says custom orders are welcome, because he makes them right here in the Permian Basin.
Versatility of the Chair
This chair is a great idea, not just for homes, but for care facilities of all types—anywhere that someone might need help. Mr. Chapa stresses that the Dignity Chair retails for much less than other commode seat lifts you may have seen on the Internet. Plus, the chair is available not just for sale, but also for rent. “That way,” he notes, “if someone just needs short-term help because of hip replacement surgery or an illness, they do not need to buy one and keep it around. A rental is perfect for that situation.”
Toilet Aid For All
In-home or in-facility demonstrations are available by making an appointment. The Dignity Chair basically does what its name implies—helps restore dignity in a situation where it has been hard to come by. DIGNITY RESTORED Dignity Chair inventor and builder Robert Chapa can demonstrate how it helps to get patients on and off the commode. Contact us today for a free demonstration and consultation. You can call the inventor of this chair, Robert Chapa, by dialing 432-337-6901 today.
Patent Pending application # 61/362,554
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