Tips & Advice

Hygiene, Health and the Rifton Wave

August 01, 2017 by Lori Potts, PT
A young girl smiles happily while wearing her swimsuit as she reclines in the Rifton Wave bath chair.

When we make bathing easier, our clients are healthier. The new Rifton Wave, a thoroughly reimagined bath chair, improves the bathing and showering experience for both the client and the caregiver. Here’s a great resource on the features, benefits and medical necessity of the Rifton Wave- a bath chair that can restore the dignity and yes, even the pleasure in the bathing experience.

PT/OT The New Wave Bathing & Transfer System vs. Blue Wave Bath Chair November 08, 2016 by Gilbert Thomson, PT
What have we done to improve our old bath chair? Here are the key features that distinguish our new Wave Bathing & Transfer System: Larger and Wider The Wave bathing system still comes in three sizes, but there are some important differences. The seat on the small and medium is now wider – a full 15” – with open sides so the seat is comfortable for all sizes. And the large has a 17...
PT/OT Rifton Wave Letter of Medical Necessity October 10, 2016 by Lori Potts, PT
In response to requests from the field we’re happy to offer a sample letter of medical necessity for the newly up-graded and redesigned Rifton Wave, a bathing and transfer system. Good hygiene is paramount to good health, and this particular product has the solutions for bathing and showering as an activity of daily living. The Rifton Wave is a medical device, not intended as a self-help convenience...
News Announcing the Rifton Wave September 19, 2016 by Sam Durgin
Hygiene and health go together. When we make bathing easier we have healthier clients. So we’ve always been interested in how we can improve our bath chair, and we have been collecting product design ideas for a long time. We’re happy to announce the launch of our all-new Wave system, a thoroughly reimagined bath system to make bathing or showering better—for the client and for the...