Figure 1 shows the bathtub flat on the bed. Figure 2 shows the
bathtub folded up and read for use. The bathtub does not have to be
removed from the bed after showering or bathing. When not in use
the bathtub remains on the bed covered by a bed sheet. The patient
is not removed from the bed after being showered or bathed. Not
removing the patient reduces the patient discomfort, the possibility
of being dropped or injured.
When given a shower/bat in bed the caregivers physical effort
is minimal, reducing backaches and strained muscles.
Being showered and bathed in the privacy of the bedroom increases
the patient's dignity and
No water has to be mopped up when using the BB-1
The bathtub can be used on most beds regardless of the patient size.
The standard bathtub is 35 inches wide, 8 inches deep and the full
length of the mattress. A sturdy steel frame supports the full length
of the bathtub.
On the side of the bathtub there are hot and cold water faucets with
a 6 foot long shower hose. The showerhead has two fingertip controls
for adjusting the water spray and for turning the water on and off.
Furnished with the bathtub is a water supply system that can be connected
to a sink faucet spout, or under the sink or to the washer machine faucets.
None of the systems interfere with the use of the sink or washing machine.
Draining the water from the bathtub is very simple. The water can be
drained to a floor drain or pumped into a commode, sink or bathtub with
our Automatic Drain AUDR-1. The AUDR-1 in not furnished with the bathtub.
A plumber is not needed to connect the water source to the bathtub.
Please read the Shower Bath in Bed
Water Sources data sheet.
Should the patient void in bed, cleaning the bed and patient can be
done in a few minutes
The bathtub material is hospital grade and can be easily cleaned
with soap and water. It is soft, pliable and will not cause patient discomfort.
Flexible Bathtub Specifications:
Werdan the flexible bathtub material meets the rigorous demands of
hospital and institutional use. It is gentle to the skin with soft
Werdan meets various flammability requirements contained in many government
Sulfide stain resistant - Ultraviolet resistant - Odor resistant -
Oil resistant - Mildew/Bacteria resistant and has excellent clean-ability.
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