Are the assistive devices to get in and out of claw foot bathtubs?

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My 91 year old mom refuses to get rid of it. It's no use demanding she get rid of it, so I will have to work around her wishes. Thank you for your help.

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How about not taking out the beloved tub, but installing a shower in addition to the tub. Even if the bathroom is too small to accommodate one, there are lots of options with this. My mother had one off her laundry room. Believe me it was the bottom of the rung cheap one, but she used it for over 20 years. It still works. My cousin carved a shower space out of her kitchen and added a toilet as well. There are lots of options including the walk in tubs, although I think they are quite expensive. Even if your Mom's home is small, a shower can be installed in the space of a closet.
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Here are a couple of solutions...one allows you to use a shower hose while sitting on a bench over the tub and the other allows you to sink down into the tub. People love to soak in the water...
(1) Drive Medical Folding Universal Sliding Transfer Bench, White (over the tub)
(2) Drive Medical Blue Whisper Ultra Quiet Bathtub Lift, Grey (sinks down into tub, ahhh)
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From Amazon: "I bought the Carex White Bathtub Rail even though none of the sellers really knew the answer .I have a old time claw foot bath tub and I was not sure if it would fit and be sturdy so I went ahead and purchased it anyways It fit and it is sturdy."
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Glow415, next time you take your Mom to her doctor, talk to the doctor on the side and tell him/her about the claw foot bathtub.... maybe he/she can write an order saying that your Mom is no longer allowed to use said tub because of it being a safety hazard, she needs to have a regular 14" high bathtub installed.
I know if it was my Mom, the doctor's word is etched in stone.

If the claw foot is in excellent condition, maybe it can be donated to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore for resale, so someone else can have many years using that tub :)
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I wish we had one as a hoyer lift legs can go under those so you can lower her into it, youre actually lucky! You can also use a bathing mesh sling and put in a blow up cushion of some type for a softer seat.
I cant get my Mom into a tub so I bathe her by transfering her onto the toilet. Medicare will give you a hoyer free if the doctor says she can use one. If not, you can get them on amazon also. Good Luck!
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OMG! Bless her heart ,she must really love that tub.Well, I'm sneaky ,me I would wait till she was out of the house and then have 2 really strong guys nearby and haul it out never to be seen again.Seriously, you both could get hurt using this antique.It may have a lot of sentimental value to her.,it has to go.If you get hurt how are you going to help her?The bathroom statistically speaking is the most dangerous room in the house.Is she even able to try to get in it? I would not enable her to use it if you are the one making it possible for her to even get near it.I would refuse on the grounds you can hurt and so can she.Also,is there any dementia possibly involved here? Also,is there a place to shower instead?I don't think there is any safe way to work around this and please grandma at the same time. I would rather have her mad at me but with no broken bones.You could rip your back up if she started to slip, you are not going to be able to catch her without hurting yourself.If she is 91, are you somewhere in the 60's and if so you really have no business giving in to this very unreasonable and dangerous demand.Maybe it's time for mom to not be in charge at this point because you are going to get hurt giving into her.
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