KR20170088245A - Bath chair for the elderly or the disabled - Google Patents

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KR20170088245A
KR20170088245A KR1020160008387A KR20160008387A KR20170088245A KR 20170088245 A KR20170088245 A KR 20170088245A KR 1020160008387 A KR1020160008387 A KR 1020160008387A KR 20160008387 A KR20160008387 A KR 20160008387A KR 20170088245 A KR20170088245 A KR 20170088245A
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이용환
소주희
하채원
김혜영
주장미
정선호
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47CCHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
    • A47C7/00Parts, details, or accessories of chairs or stools
    • A47C7/62Accessories for chairs
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47CCHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
    • A47C1/00Chairs adapted for special purposes
    • A47C1/02Reclining or easy chairs
    • A47C1/022Reclining or easy chairs having independently-adjustable supporting parts
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47CCHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
    • A47C1/00Chairs adapted for special purposes
    • A47C1/02Reclining or easy chairs
    • A47C1/022Reclining or easy chairs having independently-adjustable supporting parts
    • A47C1/024Reclining or easy chairs having independently-adjustable supporting parts the parts, being the back-rest, or the back-rest and seat unit, having adjustable and lockable inclination
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47CCHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
    • A47C31/00Details or accessories for chairs, beds, or the like, not provided for in other groups of this subclass, e.g. upholstery fasteners, mattress protectors, stretching devices for mattress nets
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47KSANITARY EQUIPMENT NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; TOILET ACCESSORIES
    • A47K5/00Holders or dispensers for soap, toothpaste, or the like
    • A47K5/02Soap boxes or receptables
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47KSANITARY EQUIPMENT NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; TOILET ACCESSORIES
    • A47K7/00Body washing or cleaning implements
    • A47K7/02Bathing sponges, brushes, gloves, or similar cleaning or rubbing implements
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E03WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE
    • E03CDOMESTIC PLUMBING INSTALLATIONS FOR FRESH WATER OR WASTE WATER; SINKS
    • E03C1/00Domestic plumbing installations for fresh water or waste water; Sinks
    • E03C1/02Plumbing installations for fresh water
    • E03C1/06Devices for suspending or supporting the supply pipe or supply hose of a shower-bath

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BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a bath chair for a disabled person or an elderly person. More particularly, the present invention relates to a bath chair for an elderly person or a disabled person, So as to ensure safety in bathing of the elderly or the handicapped, and to reduce the labor by greatly improving convenience for the caregiver.
The chair for the disabled or the elderly according to the present invention comprises: a seat portion for supporting a weight in a state where the user is seated; A backrest which is provided with a headrest and is capable of supporting the backrest while being seated in the seatback; An armrest portion having a pair of both side armrest members for supporting both hands while being seated in the seat portion; Wherein the backrest is connected to the seat portion so as to be adjustable in an angle so as to be laid and raised from the seat portion, and the armrest portion is formed with a shower hanger.

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{BATH CHAIR FOR THE ELDERLY OR THE DISABLED}

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a bath chair for a disabled person or an elderly person. More particularly, the present invention relates to a bath chair for an elderly person or a disabled person, So as to ensure safety in bathing of the elderly or the handicapped, and to reduce the labor by greatly improving convenience for the caregiver.

In general, people with mental disabilities, such as those with geriatric illnesses, rehabilitation patients or persons with disabilities, are difficult to move themselves in existing medical beds, and caregivers or nursing home care workers are required to have a chair It took a lot of effort to move it.

In other words, in the past, in the process of seating a person in a bath having a lack of strength in a bath chair or a movable chair without a backrest, there was a grievance of the caregivers, Not only was the awareness of the public as a job to be avoided by the general public, but only a small minority of those volunteering to volunteer for such work.

Bath beds which are convenient for bathing patients, elderly persons and severely handicapped persons are distributed in the market due to such inconvenience. However, such bath beds are very expensive and are easy to store and install in a limited space I did not.

In addition, the conventional technique disclosed in Korean Utility Model Registration No. 20-0180448 (2000. 02. 17) of the Korean Registered Trademark of the Republic of Korea is capable of washing the body easily and comfortably in a state in which people who are not able to bathe alone by inconveniences such as persons with disabilities, It has a handle that can adjust the height of the arm so that it can be restrained easily, and a footrest that can put a foot on it. It can bathe in a comfortable posture and can be easily used by the user, so that it can be usefully used in general homes, nursing homes or hospitals A bath assist chair is disclosed.

However, the above-described technique has an advantage in that an uncomfortable person can support his / her arms or feet in a comfortable posture while being seated in a bath chair. However, since the bath chair is very complicated and unlike a general chair, There is a problem that it is difficult to easily understand how to use the uncomfortable person or the careless person, and there is also a concern that the uncomfortable person may be injured due to inadequate operation.

In addition, in Korean Patent Laid-Open Publication No. 10-2011-0086931 (2011.08.02), as shown in FIG. 1, when the pad is old and worn out, only the pad can be replaced and it is economical, (100) which can be easily and conveniently used by a careless person by eliminating the inconvenience of bumping against the armrest when a bath is made.

However, since the chair 100 according to the related art has to adjust the height only by the bath chair according to the degree of disability and physical condition, the warder must take a bath in the state where the warder sits or the waist is bent, There is a problem in that it is required.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention has been made to solve the above-mentioned problems, and it is an object of the present invention to provide an elderly person or a disabled person whose mobility is uncomfortable in an elderly nursing home or home, To provide safety for bathing of the elderly or persons with disabilities, and to provide a bathroom chair for the disabled or the elderly who can greatly reduce the labor by improving convenience for the caregiver.

It is also an object of the present invention to provide a soap dispenser comprising a storage box capable of storing an article and a shelf capable of holding a cleaning article under the seat portion and a shower hanger formed around the armrest portion, The present invention is to provide a bath chair for the disabled or the elderly, in which a base plate is formed and is very convenient to use.

In addition, an object of the present invention is to provide a swinging type swing arm which is provided with a swinging plate capable of rotating the body while the user is seated, The present invention also provides a chair for a disabled person or an elderly person who is provided with a fixing belt that can securely support a user's body in a seated state during a tight work so that a person who is inconvenienced during a bath can be prevented from being injured.

According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a chair for a disabled person or an elderly person comprising: a seat portion for supporting a weight in a state where a user is seated; A backrest which is provided with a headrest and is capable of supporting the backrest while being seated in the seatback; An armrest portion having a pair of both side armrest members for supporting both hands while being seated in the seat portion; Wherein the backrest is connected to the seat portion so as to be adjustable in an angle so as to be laid and raised from the seat portion, and the armrest portion is formed with a shower hanger.

In the bath chair for the disabled or the elderly according to the present invention, the seat portion is provided with a rotary plate capable of rotating the body while the user is seated, and the backrest portion includes a backrest portion .

Further, in the bath chair for the disabled or the elderly according to the present invention, the backrest is provided with a fixing belt for supporting the upper body of the user in a state of being seated in the seat.

In addition, the chair for the disabled or the elderly according to the present invention comprises: a storage unit capable of storing an article under the seat portion; The storage unit may further include a storage box having an internal hermetically sealed space and an upper openable auxiliary shelf detachably installed on a side of the storage box.

The chair for the disabled or the elderly according to the present invention is characterized in that the armrest portion is formed with the shower hanger on one of the pair of armrest members and the sole support plate on the other armrest member .

According to the above-described structure, the bath chair for the disabled or the elderly according to the present invention can be easily handled by the user, the caregiver, or the family member when bathing the elderly or the handicapped, Thereby securing the safety of bathing for the elderly or the handicapped, and it is possible to reduce labor by improving convenience for the caregiver.

In addition, the bath chair for the disabled or the elderly according to the present invention has the advantage that a storage box or a shelf capable of housing a towel, a cleaning utensil, and the like is installed, and a shower hanger and a soap support plate are formed.

In addition, according to the present invention, a bath chair for a disabled person or an elderly person can be rotated in a state where a person to be bathed is seated, and not only can the backrest be easily contacted with the back while the back is in contact, And the bath can be made in a state in which the body of the person to be bath is safely supported through the fixing belt provided.

1 is a perspective view showing a chair for a bath according to a conventional example.
2 is a perspective view showing a bath chair for a disabled person or an elderly person according to an embodiment of the present invention;
3 is a side view showing an operating state of a bath chair for a disabled person or an elderly person according to an embodiment of the present invention;
4 is a use state plan view showing an example of use of a bath chair for a disabled person or an elderly person according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Hereinafter, a bath chair for a disabled person or an elderly person (hereinafter referred to as a bath chair) according to the present invention will be described in detail with reference to embodiments shown in the drawings.

FIG. 2 is a perspective view showing a bath chair for a disabled person or an elderly person according to an embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 3 is a side view showing an operating state of a bath chair for a disabled person or an elderly person according to an embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 3 is a plan view of a use state of a chair for a disabled person or an elderly person according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to the drawings, a bath chair 1 according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a bath chair 1 for a patient who is suffering from an inconvenience (hereinafter, referred to as a "bath subject") such as an aged person with a disability, a rehabilitation patient, And includes a seat portion 10, a backrest portion 20, an armrest portion 30, and a storage portion 40.

The seat portion 10 is configured to support a body weight in a state where a subject to be bathed is seated, and may be formed to be a skeleton with a plurality of frames connected or extended in a horizontal and vertical direction. And a sheet 11 made of a wood material or a fiber material or a synthetic resin material having a proper cushion.

The backrest 20 is installed at the rear of the seat 10 to support the back of the user. When the seat 10 and the backrest 20 are coupled to each other, do.

In addition, the backrest 20 is provided with a head rest 21 at its upper end so as to stably support the head of the person to be bathed.

On the other hand, the backrest 20 is connected to the seat portion so as to be able to adjust its angle so as to be laid and raised from the seat portion 10.

Referring to FIGS. 2 and 3, the backrest 20 may be coupled to the seat 10 by a hinge connection method or an electric type, which is connected to the seat 10 by a hinge shaft 15. In the case of the electric type It is possible to provide an embodiment in which a separate power source device is provided and an actuator that is reciprocally driven in a hydraulic or pneumatic manner is installed.

Therefore, in the bath chair 1 according to the embodiment of the present invention, the care recipient can operate the backrest 20 so that the backrest 20 can be easily turned backward while the bathing person is seated in the seat portion 10, Can be bathed in a comfortable posture while lying on a chair.

The armrest portion 30 is provided so as to be able to support both arms while the object to be bathed is seated on the seat 11 of the seat portion 10 and is elongated forward from the rear of the seat 11 A pair of both side armrest members 30a and 30b are provided.

In the bath chair 1 according to the embodiment of the present invention, the armrest portion 30 is formed such that the shower hanger 31 is formed on one of the pair of armrest members 30a and 30b And the sole support plate 32 is formed on the other arm member.

Accordingly, the shower head portion can be easily mounted on the shower hanger 31 in the process of bathing the bathing person, and the soap can be placed on the soaping pan plate 32, so that the bath can be conveniently and quickly performed There is an effect that can be.

In addition, in the bath chair 1 according to the embodiment of the present invention, the seat portion 10 is provided with a rotary plate 12 capable of rotating the body while the user is seated.

The rotating plate 12 is provided so as to be rotatable in both directions from the seat 11 with a proper cushion at the upper portion of the seat 11 so as to be able to rotate the body in a state where the subject to be bath is seated on the seat 11 .

Therefore, it is possible for the care-taker to rotate the body of the bather conveniently and to bathe the bather without moving the bath chair around frequently during the course of bathing the bather.

Although not shown in the drawings, the pair of armrest members 30a and 30b may be formed in a manner such that, when the rotating plate 12 is moved, the arm of the subject can be stably supported in a state of being seated in the seat 10, May be connected to rotate the rotary plate 12 integrally.

In addition, in the bath chair 1 according to the embodiment of the present invention, the backrest part 20 may be made of the stiffness squeeze 22 as a whole of the portion of the backrest part 20 which is in contact with the back of the user.

That is, the back-and-forth compartment 22 includes a back-and-forth part 22 or a front or back part of the back part 20 to which the subject of the bath is seated in the seat part 10, It is possible to push the body of the bath subject only by the operation of rubbing the body of the bath subject into the above-

At this time, since the user can easily rotate the body of the bather by the rotation plate 12, it is very easy to remove the case of rubbing the back of the bather with the bathtub socket 22 as described above do.

Meanwhile, the backrest 20 is provided with a fixing belt 23 capable of supporting the upper body of the user while the backrest 20 is seated in the seat 10.

The fixing belt 23 is provided integrally with the backrest 20 so as to fix the upper body of the person to be bathed in a state of being seated in the seat 10, So that the user can take a bath in a state of safely supporting the body of the person to be bathed and prevent the problem that the person to be bathed, who is lacking in muscle strength due to inattention of the bodyguard, is wounded off the bath chair and is injured There is an effect that the safety can be improved as compared with the prior art.

In addition, the bath chair 1 according to the embodiment of the present invention is characterized in that it comprises the storage part 40.

The storage unit 40 is configured to store an article used for bathing in the lower part of the seat unit 10, that is, various cleaning products, etc., in a bath chair. The storage unit 40 includes a housing And an upper openable auxiliary shelf 42 detachably attached to one side of the storage box 41. [

Preferably, the storage box 41 is integrally coupled to the bottom of the seat 11 so as not to be in contact with the moisture of the floor, A handle is formed at the front lower portion, and the door is openable and closable so as to house a towel or the like therein.

The auxiliary shelf 42 is conveniently provided with various washing utensils such as shampoo, body cleanser, lotion, etc., so that the auxiliary shelf 42 is oblique to the side so as to be easily drawn out. Do.

According to the above-described configuration, the bath chair 1 of the present invention can be conveniently used by an elderly person or a disabled person who is uncomfortable with his or her body, that is, the bath person himself or a care assistant who assists the bath person, It is possible to reduce the effort by improving the convenience for the caregiver, and it is also effective in that it can be easily rotated when the person to be bath is rotated while sitting on the seat, It is possible to use the shower and the soap directly in the vicinity of the chair, so that the bathing operation can be very convenient.

The bath chair for the disabled or the elderly described above and shown in the drawings is only one embodiment for carrying out the present invention and should not be construed as limiting the technical idea of the present invention. The scope of protection of the present invention is defined only by the matters set forth in the following claims, and the embodiments improved and changed without departing from the gist of the present invention are obvious to those having ordinary skill in the art to which the present invention belongs It will be understood that the invention is not limited thereto.

1 bath chair
10 seat section
11 sheets
12 spindle
20 backrest
21 Headrest
22 Time
30 armrest section
30a, 30b A pair of armrest members
31 Shower hanger
32 soap bases
40 collection
41 Storage
42 Auxiliary shelves

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A seat portion for supporting a weight when the user is seated;
A backrest which is provided with a headrest and is capable of supporting the backrest while being seated in the seatback;
An armrest portion having a pair of armrests on both sides so as to support both arms while being seated in the seat; Including,
Wherein the backrest portion is connected to the seat portion so as to be able to be angularly adjusted so as to be laid and raised from the seat portion,
Wherein the armrest portion is formed with a shower hanger.
The method according to claim 1,
Wherein the seat portion is provided with a rotating plate capable of rotating the body while the user is seated,
Wherein the backrest portion comprises an entirety of a portion of the backrest which is in contact with the back of the user.
3. The method of claim 2,
Wherein the backrest is provided with a fixing belt for supporting the upper body of the user while the backrest is seated in the seat.
4. The method according to any one of claims 1 to 3,
A storage unit capable of storing an article under the seat portion; Further included,
Wherein the storage compartment includes a storage compartment having an internal sealed space and an upper open auxiliary shelf detachably attached to one side of the storage compartment.
5. The method of claim 4,
Wherein the armrest portion is formed with the shower hanger on one of the pair of armrest members and the sole support plate on the other armrest member.
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