But hey, they need not feel helpless because in this page, we will review some of the best bariatric wiping aids for obese, handicapped and aged people. Here we go.
|Assessment||Freedom wand||Bottom Buddy||Buckingham easy wipe||SP Ableware Self-Wipe Bathroom Toileting Aid||Long reach Comfort
|Holds wet wipes||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes|
|Comes with shaver and length extender||Yes||No||No||No||No|
|Length||21 inches||11 inches||15 inches||14 inches||15.8 inches|
When you have short arms that will not reach your back after visiting the toilet, the Bottom buddy is here to help you.
11″ long and with a curved handle, the bottom buddy has a soft head where you place tissue rolls or wet wipes and then direct it to your butt to hygienically clean it. It has a push button that helps you to release the tissue roll or wet wipes after cleaning your bottom.
The Bottom Buddy also comes with a travel pouch so that you can carry it along with your other luggage when going out.
How to use the bottom budy wipe aid
- Unroll out enough tissue or wet wipes onto the 3 soft pronged head.
- Pull back the tissue which will cover up the head
- Use it to wipe your butt
- After thorough wiping, release the tissue using the press button.
Buckingham Easywipe, Travel, Compact, Folding, Toilet Aid
Measuring 15″ which is slightly longer than the Bottom buddy, the Buckingham Easywipe wiping aid for obese comes with a soft head where you can attached tissue paper rolls or even pre-moistened wipes to clean your butt.
After wiping, you need not touch the soiled tissue since it has a push button that helps you push away the tissue releasing it into the toilet
How to use the buckingham easywipe
Freedomwand Personal Hygiene & Bathroom Aid Toilet Tissue Tool
Other than the wiping aid tool, the guys at freedome wand have gone ahead and figured that other than having a hard time wiping your bottom, you might also be experiencing trouble bathing and so, they have included a shower loofah, shaver and ointment pad in their one package.
The tissue paper aid measures 21″ which is undoubtedly the longest that you can ever get.
How to use the freedom wand bottom wiper for obese
1.Use the desired length of the wand by extending it or just using the head only
2. Roll out enough tissue on the wand head
3.Wipe your bottom
4. Release tissue with the push button.
SP Ableware Self-Wipe Bathroom Toileting Aid (641-2506-2000)
The guys at SP Ableware describe this self wipe toilet aiding tool as the best bottom wiping aid that is comfortable for those having trouble bending, are handicapped or obese.
It has a smooth round designed head made of sturdy material that will not break easily.
Long reach Comfort Wipe Toilet Aid
Undoubtedly the cheapest bottom wiper for bariatric patients on a low budget, this tool is cheap, lightweight and easy to use. It however will break easily and might not offer you value for your money
How to wipe your butt using the wiping aid tools
- Unroll the needed tissue paper or wet wipes
- Place them carefully on the head of the wiping tool
- Fasten the hold on the head so that the tissue or wipes are held firmly
- Direct the tool head with tissue on it towards your bottom.
- Wipe yourself clean
- Remove the head from your bottom and direct it towards the toilet hole
- Release the tissue or wipes using the push button.
NB: The longer the tool, the more pressure you will need in wiping your butt
To whom are these bottom wiping aid tools made for
The wiping aid tools are not meant for those patients who are totally immobile or have trouble visiting the bathroom.
They are meant for the following classes of people
Anyone with short hands and not able to reach their bottom.