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Back You Up / Toilet Assistive Devices

Back You Up
Back You Up

In Taiwan, falling down is the second highest cause of death for the elderly, with half of the falls taking place at home. After visiting elderly nursing home, it was found that even a simple movement such as sitting on toilet, bending waist, standing up and turning may cause too much burden for them and consequently causing the falling situation. So, an assisting toilet seat for them was designed. Settled on original seat, aiming at those who can move independently but lack of strength on their limbs, assisting them to switch poses between standing and seating.

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Shih Chien University

Shih Chien University
Taipei City, Taiwan

Juo-kuan Lin,
Shih Chien University