Shower tables take strain off carers’ backs


Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Astor-Bannerman (Medical) Ltd says its major products are two excellently designed wall-mounted changing and showering tables – one for adults up to l50kgs body weight, the other for children. “The tables are adjustable from floor level to a convenient working height of up to 900mm, saving back strain for carers and optimising patient comfort,” says the company. “They fold onto the wall when not in use to add valuable Å’elbow room1 in the washing area. “Height is adjusted via a hand held control console activating an electrically driven ram system. Neither hydraulics nor pneumatics are involved, keeping maintenance and repairs to a minimum.” The CT190 model for adults has a table/bed l900 x 700mm with floor support for extra stability. It is very simply fixed to the wall by use of four expansion bolts – these and the floor fixings are supplied. When folded it takes up only 250mm of space from the wall. The children1s table uses a single ram wall-mounted without need of floor support and, when folded, only ext





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