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Default Re: patient lift and toilet options

what i have done is taken the bath seat apart used the pad removed the lid/top om the portable bought a padded toilet seat 10.00 @ walmart screwed it on the seat from the shower bench onto the reag hard surface seat that came from the original portable, got a pad from a adjustable wheelchair leg rest from a wheel chair and screwed it onto the bar on the portabe, using the hoyer move rob onto the seat where he just gets down on the seat and left the hoyer tight i use a laptop carry bag strap and hook it to yhe chains on hoyer and around his head so his head doesnt fall back. then when its time to get him clean i just raise him up enouph for my hand. when i am done i pull the the portable back reise the seat, put cap on bucket go flush buckt put portable away and rob back in his easychair adjust able bed.

sorry so lomg winded but it works great and it was basicaly free/
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