Rifton Blue Wave Bath Chair

The Rifton Blue Wave Bath Chair is a practical special needs bath chair which can be used on its own, or with the tub or shower stand.  The tub stand raises the chair to a comfortable working level, while the shower stand converts the chair into a rolling shower chair. This pediatric bath chair comes with a variety of terrific features, including a head cushion, leg and body straps, and angle and height adjustments.  The plastic frame is lightweight, foldable, and won't leave marks on your tub.  The Rifton Blue Wave Bath Chair suits special needs children so well, that you just may decide to use it in any room in your house!

rifton blue wave bath chair


  • Chair fits into most standard bathtubs.
  • Great comfort, support, and safety:
    • Head cushion.
    • Two leg straps and adjustable body straps that hold individual in upright position.
  • Adjustable even with child in the chair:
    • Adjustable angle.
    • Adjustable height.
  • Lightweight plastic frame.
  • Stand options:
    • Tub Stand: The stand allows caregiver to adjust height to a comfortable working level, increases safety of transfer to/from a wheelchair, and enables the chair to be raised above water level when needed.
    • Shower Stand:  The shower stand transforms the bath chair to a shower chair that rolls into the shower.  This allows caregiver to stand while bathing the patient.
  • Hygienic and easy to clean.
  • Fabric options:
    • Standard vinyl covered nylon OR
    • Soft polyester knit with extra padding.
  • Folds flat.
  • 3 sizes available: for different ages
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Determine bathtub size before choosing model and parts.

Dimensions Chart

Use this dimensions chart to help you make the right choice for your child.

Small Bath Chair (E541) Medium Bath Chair (E542) Large Bath Chair (E543)
User Dimensions (Inches)
Height up to 36 32 - 50 46 - 68

Key User Dimension: Height
Select the appropriate Bath Chair by the user's overall height. Choose the size that allows for growth.

Important: Make sure that seat depth, width, and back height are adequate. The user’s weight must not exceed the maximum working load.

Item Dimensions (Inches)
Seat depth 13 13 16 ½
Seat width 14½ 14½ 14½
Back height 18 25 32
Seat height 2 - 7 2 - 7 2 - 7
Seat height (incl. Tub Stand) 11 - 17 11 - 17 11 - 17
Seat height (incl. Shower Stand) 28 28 28
Length of mesh area when flat 32½ 38½ 49½
Width of base 17 17 17
Length of base when flat 30 30 30
Tub Stand height 10 10 10
Tub Stand length 32 32 32
Tub Stand width 17 17 17
Shower Stand height 21 21 21
Shower Stand length 33 33 33
Shower Stand width 27 27 27
Max. working load (lbs) 60 120 160
Back and seat angle adjustments

0º, 22º, 45º, 67º, and 90º

Small Bath Chair (E541) Medium Bath Chair (E542) Large Bath Chair (E543)

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