DMI Adjustable Bedside Commode For Adults

Last updated date: October 6, 2020

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9.2

DMI Adjustable Bedside Commode For Adults

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We looked at the top Bedside Commodes For Adults and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Bedside Commode For Adults you should buy.

Editor's Note October 6, 2020:
Checkout The Best Bedside Commode For Adults for a detailed review of all the top bedside commodes for adults.

Overall Take

This adjustable bedside commode has a capacity of up to 500 pounds, making it one of the sturdiest on the market. With slip-resistant legs and a seven-quart capacity, this commode provides safety, comfort and convenience.


In our analysis of 25 expert reviews, the DMI DMI Adjustable Bedside Commode For Adults placed 3rd when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

DURO-MED COMMODE CHAIR, HEAVY DUTY STEEL COMMODE TOILET CHAIR, TOILET SAFETY FRAME Convenience, Independence, Stability, and Peace of Mind When and Where You Need it. YOUR COMMODE CHAIR, TOILET SAFETY FRAME IS GREAT FOR: Anyone who needs assistance getting up and down from the toilet. Those who need the convenience of a toilet in a particular room or setting. Someone recovering from surgery. Those looking for a commode toilet chair on a floor of the house that may not have a rest room. A person needing a larger toilet frame to fit over an existing toilet. COMMODE CHAIR BENEFITS: Maintain independent living. Steel frame arms makes it easier to get up from and down to the toilet. Large frame that easily positions over an existing toilet. Portable and can be used as a nearby toilet option on any floor or in any room. Easy empty pail with lid. Adjustable height from 16.5“ ~ 23.5” to suit your needs. STEEL COMMODE TOILET CHAIR, TOILET SAFETY FRAME FEATURES: Large capacity 7-quart easy to slide out and empty pail with lid. Adjustable seat height. Slip resistant rubber tips. Durable and easy to clean steel frame. Large steel handles with backrest. Wide supportive plastic. DURO-MED COMMODE CHAIR SPECIFICATIONS: Supports up to 500 pounds. Width between the toilet safety frame arms is 23 inches. Width between the legs is 24 inches. Depth between the legs is 17 inches. Weighs 19 pounds. Seat height adjusts from 16 1/2 to 23 1/2 inches in 1 inch increments. Contains latex.

Expert Reviews

User Summarized Score

9.0
634 user reviews

What experts liked

It doubles as a toilet safety frame and can easily position itself over existing toilets.
- Help And Wellness
Feel safe using it. Sturdy construction for extra stability.
- Aging in Place
Easy to use. This commode has a toilet bucket that is easy to slide out and slide back.
- Hosiped

What experts didn't like

The arms are not movable and do not drop down.
- Help And Wellness
Lacks enough back support to accommodate all individuals.
- Aging in Place
The backrest frame may be uncomfortable for some people.
- Hosiped

An Overview On Bedside Commodes For Adults

Bedside commodes for adults can be an essential piece of equipment for those with mobility issues, those recovering from surgery, those suffering from urinary or incontinence issues or the elderly. These pieces of medical equipment are sturdy and safe, and are available in a variety of configurations and materials.

The five basic types of bedside commodes are: traditional fixed arm, cantilever drop-arm, three-in-ones, bariatric and bench style. Bedside commodes are often made from aluminum, steel, molded plastic or PVC, with some also providing padding on the seat, armrests or both. This range of configurations and materials exists to meet the needs of the many types and degree of mobility or continence challenges that users may encounter.

Many bedside commodes are configured so that they can function as a standalone toilet, as a raised toilet seat or riser or as a toilet safety frame. The three-in-one units can also function as bath chairs. Many bedside commodes come with some degree of configurability, usually in the form of adjustable height. Most also have rubber tips on the legs to prevent the commode from sliding when in use. Some type of armrest and an easy-empty pail are also standard features on most commodes.

When buying a bedside commode, consider the needs of the user and the available space. Folding units are a smart choice when the space in the bedroom is limited, or when the user expects to travel. Folding units are also easier to simply transport from room to room at need.

The body mass of the user is also a crucial factor. For safety, bedside commodes are rated up to specific body weights, and this should always be a consideration in purchasing a bedside commode. Standard bedside commodes are usually rated up to 300 pounds.

The Bedside Commode For Adults Buying Guide

  • Take measurements of both the bedroom area where the commode is expected to be used and of the bedroom for any planned use as a riser or safety frame.
  • Make sure you know the exact weight of the intended user and check the weight rating of the bedside commode before purchase.
  • Consider any allergies the user might have and choose from the variety of bedside commode materials accordingly.
  • Weight is a factor if you plan to move the commode. Aluminum bedside commodes are lighter than steel ones.