7 Best Commodes | March 2017
We spent 18 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. One of the most frustrating, and potentially embarrassing, problems with having limited mobility is the inability to go to the bathroom on one's own. These commodes allow users to access a toilet either by themselves or with limited assistance from a caregiver or family member. Skip to the best commode on Amazon.
The Medline Drop-Arm is built for convenience with sturdy arms that can be pushed down so patients and elderly with limited mobility can easily transfer to and from the chair. When in use, the arms lock firmly into place to avoid accidental falls, and assembly is simple.
- padded seat for comfort
- easily adjusts to height
- grips on feet to prevent slipping
The Drive Medical Folding Steel is a simple assembly that folds up easily, so it can be stored or transported when not in use. It can be used to modify your existing toilet or with the included bucket at the bedside or away from home. It is built to be strong and durable.
- convenient carrying handle on bucket
- splash shield prevents messes
- clear and concise instructions
The Drive Medical Deluxe Bariatric has a wide seat for increased stability and drop-arms for convenient transfers from the bed or wheelchair to the commode. This commode allows for increased independence, so the patient does not have to alert a caregiver at night.
- seat snaps on easily
- pail slides on to avoid seat removal
- front slanted to avoid messes
The Medline Elements is an excellent bedside addition for any patient with limited mobility. Not only does it perform all of the functions of the average portable commode, but it mimics the appearance of an average chair for an added element of comfort and privacy.
- lid cover hides commode
- included splash guard
- sturdy and durable construction