Aucuro Dynamic Shower Holder

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  • 2022

  • Product

Designed By:

  • Michael Cornish

Commissioned By:

Aucuro Pty Ltd

Designed In:

Australia

Aucuro’s Dynamic Shower Holder is designed specifically for sit down showering and allows you to wash yourself handsfree. It works by moving a hand-held shower head via a telescopic arm, allowing you to pivot or extend the shower head wherever you need it, providing an independent and relaxing showering experience.


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  • Currently people who sit down to shower are using static shower holders, designed for standing users. They were never intended to be constantly adjusted and their limited range of movement for seated users isn’t appropriate. Holding up hand-held shower heads for long periods can be tiring, which creates an unpleasant showering experience and can lead to people requiring a carer to shower. In professional care facilities, nurses are showering multiple people every day, which is an extremely physical and repetitive job, requiring staff to bend over the client with hand held showers which often leads to repetitive strain injuries.

  • A Revolution in Sit-Down Showering! - Aucuro's Dynamic Shower Holder is a patent pending showering system specifically designed to assist people who shower sitting down. It also lightens the daily workload of carers and healthcare professionals by reducing the risk of back strain from showering multiple people. It provides handsfree full body showering in a seated position by moving a hand-held shower head via a telescopic arm, allowing you to pivot or extend the shower head wherever you need it, providing people with disabilities showering independence and a relaxing experience.

  • Aucuro’s Dynamic Shower Holder empowers people to regain and retain their showering independence to allow people to stay at home longer. It allows people who were previously reliant on being washed by others to be able to wash themselves. It’s sometimes overlooked that “over one-third (37.4%) of primary carers have a disability themselves. Healthcare Providers - At a time where carers and nurses are stretched to the limit, Assistive Technology like the Aucuro Dynamic Shower Holder, lightens the daily workload of carers by increasing showering efficiency and reducing the risk of back strain from showering multiple people.

  • HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE- The Aucuro Dynamic Shower holder is height adjustable for different height people or for washing/not washing your hair. The clamping system attaches to any standard 32mm vertical grab rail. SAFETY ADAPTER- The safety adapter locks the shower head to the holder so that it doesn't accidentally fall off during use. You can remove it by pressing the red release button for hand held conventional use. The button has been designed for arthritic hands and can be activated with a closed fist without the need for fine motor skills. It simply screws in-between any standard shower head and hose. PIVOTING TELESCOPIC ARM- Is constructed from aluminium for demanding environments and can take significant load for unintended misuse. It’s slightly dampened to ensure it stays in position when not being moved. SAFETY CHILD LOCK- The clamp has a lever which makes it easy to clamp it to the rail, which allows children to easily loosen or remove the clamp. So a child proof lock pin, prevents the device from falling off the grab rail if the clamp knob is accidentally removed. For family members who stand to shower, the shower head can attach to any standard rail holder.