Hair Washing Aids
Here you will find a variety of hair washing aid options. Those with limited mobility may struggle with hygiene and so a device specifically to take on the role of hair washer can
- Vat ExemptA simple yet useful stand that can hold a hairdryer in place during use.
- Vat ExemptA useful reaching aid that allows the user to wash their own hair without strain.
- Vat ExemptAn inflatable basin that can be used to wash a person's hair.
- Vat ExemptAn inflatable PVC basin that can be used to make washing and shampooing hair more convenient.
- Vat ExemptA specially shaped tray that enables the washing of a person's hair whilst in bed.
- Vat ExemptA useful plastic tray that can be used to wash a person's hair in a sink.
- Vat ExemptThis simple and effective shower bag allows a patient to be washed whilst in bed.
- Vat ExemptA useful inflatable basin that allows a person to have their hair washed in bed without causing a mess.
- Vat ExemptAn inflatable basin that can be used to wash hair whilst in bed.
- Vat ExemptA hair washing cap that cleanses hair in one simple step - without bowls, shampoo or water.
- This inflatable basin is useful for people who are confined to bed.
- Vat ExemptThis useful tool can be used to hold a shower head in a more appropriate position on the wall.
- Vat ExemptA long-handled brush that can be used for bathing by people with flexibility issues.
- Vat ExemptConvenient shampoo that requires no water or rinsing to use.
- Vat ExemptA bottle of apple-scented anti-rinse shampoo.
- Vat ExemptTray for cleaning hair without having to shower.
- Vat ExemptAn easy to use shampoo that makes cleaning hair effortless.
Inventive equipment to help with the hair washing routine, usually for use away from the bathroom.
People with mobility issues may not be able to wash their hair in the usual way.
They may need assistance or be unable to make the trip to and from the bathroom.
Yes, there are methods to keep hair clean without running water.
Specially designed shampoo can be massaged through the hair and then dried off.
Sometimes a cap is used which contains the shampoo, which is again massaged into the hair before the cap is removed and the hair dried.
The no-rinse shampoo is one method of washing your hair without leaving bed, but you might also consider a portable hair washing basin.
These have a cut-out for the neck, allowing the user to lie back on a flat surface, with their head in the basin as they face upwards.
Prior to use, the basin is filled with water. If you have a helper, they can wash your hair as you lie back.
Yes, these popular devices can be orally inflated and create an excellent portable bowl for hair washing purposes.
Again, they have a cut-out section which enables the head to rest and the head to slot in, with the back of it resting in the water.
Portable water bags with a narrow hose outlet are available.
They are hung ‘drip-style’ at a height above that of the shower basin, providing some gravity driven pressure for the water to flow out.
This piece of equipment is ideal for use in combination with a portable inflatable hair washing basin.
Plastic trays designed to make it easier to wash hair using a conventional sink.
A hair washing tray fits beneath the person’s head and neck as they lie back.
They have a wider section at the head end, along with a cut-out for the neck to rest.
The moulded plastic tray narrows as it slopes down into the sink, with raised edges safely channeling the water.
Many elderly people or others with compromised physical mobility find it difficult to reach certain parts of the body.
This can mean washing and hygiene routines become more of a challenge.
Simply reaching one’s head to wash hair effectively is one such common problem.
Luckily there are long handled hair washing aids to help.
These have a contoured long handle, attached to a head with protruding plastic nodules.
The nodules enable the user to effectively massage the scalp and hair.