Model 496

DescriptionStandard FeaturesVersatilitySpecifications




Traum-Aid Series #496
Reclining Shower/Commode

MODEL 496-5, 496-24


The ultimate in convenience for user or caregiver and built with high-grade stainless steel to address the problems that are caused from corrosion.

Standard Features

  • 250 lb weight capacity
  • Adjustable 2″ velcro seat belt
  • Adjustable length leg rests
  • Adjustable head immobilizer
  • 4-5″ casters – Model 496-5
  • 2-5″ front casters, 2-24″  Mag wheels- Model 496-24
  • Positive locking system for reclining back
  • Swing away or remove the elevating leg rests with single easy motion
  • We’ve split the back so the top portion removes allowing the caregiver easy access for transfers. Great feature for reduced back strain.
  • 4-way seat slot can be used in any direction. Pad also removes for easy cleaning. Special need for padded seat configuration? Just ask!
  • Lay-back arms. When the back reclines, the arms do also, and simply flip back out of the way for transfers.


Add these design features to a rigid frame, and an open-style side frame for accessibility and you’ve got a genuinely versatile piece of equipment. It’s extremely efficient in an institutional setting and user-friendly in a home setting.


Width between arms 17″ x 17″
Seat height from floor 23 1/2″
Under seat clearance
with pan holder 18 3/8″
w/out pan holder 20 1/4″
Overall width 25″ (496-5)

Special Note
In our endeavor to serve we realize that most situations are special in one way or another.  We have become proficient in our ability to customize many of our products.  Our customer service and rehab engineering staff are available to discuss your special needs.


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