Rifton Wave

The Rifton Wave system makes bathing and showering more comfortable for both the client and the caregiver. It offers plenty of adaptability, allowing you to adjust the angle of the seat, back and calf rests. The Wave chair is fully customisable, and there are three base options available to choose from. It is the most cost-effective way to modify a bathroom or move into assisted living without having to use bed baths.

Features include chest straps that position the user safety, attaching the hook and loop along the back and buckling securely; optional head blocks for lateral support, and soft leg straps made from the same fabric as the chair. There’s a tub stand that can be used with the chair, with all adjustments tool-free; a shower stand that allows you to roll the user into a shower at a suitable height for good cleaning; and tub transfer base for users who require an over-the-tub shower.

Available in pink or blue, the Rifton wave has an extra wide seat with open sides and is available in three sizes. The Small and Medium sizes have 15” width, while the Large is 17.5” wide. It is suitable for people of all ages and sizes, with the Large accommodating adults up to 6’2” and 113 kilograms. There is also a conversion kit available for those wanting to move up to the next size.

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Positions like no other bath chair

Rifton Wave - backrest adjustment
The backrest adjusts from flat to 75° in 6 increments.

The seat adjusts from flat to 75° in 6 increments.

Rifton Wave - calf rest adjustment

The calf rest adjusts separately from the seat in 15° increments, making it possible to make it flat or adjust it to 90°- or an angle in between. 

Rifton Wave - legs adjusted straight

To get the chair low in the tub, rotate both the front and back legs straight out. 

Wave system commodes and shower chair image 2 at GTK

Thoughtful details

The Wave is easy to store when not in use, as it’s designed to fold flat and hang on the wall out of the way. 

Conversion kits are the smart solution for growing children. For a fraction of the cost of a new bath seat, a larger fabric cover, back frame, seat frame and chest strap can be fitted to the Small Wave – turning it into a Medium Wave. 

The Wave has a washable fabric that is easily removed for cleaning.

The Wave is truly tool free, not only for initial assembly but for all adjustments. Many adjustments are possible while the Wave is in use.   

Available with:

Tub Stand

The optional tub stand raises the bath chair either 13.9cm or 29cm higher in the bath tub, depending on the position of the tub stand legs. 

Rifton Wave - shower stand in use
Shower Stand

The shower stand lets you roll your client into the shower stall at a height that allows for better cleaning – and saves your back. Locking castors provide smooth, easy manoeuvrability. 

Rifton Wave - rotating base
Rotating Transfer Base

To transfer a large or heavy user for an over-the-tub shower, use the back saving rotating transfer base. With its ingenious slide-rotate action you can place the user on the bath chair (with a hoist if needed), and move them over the bath tub without strain. 

Technical specifications
 Small WaveMedium WaveLarge Wave
User's overall height76cm-117cm102cm-142cm127cm-188cm
Seat height2-7 inches
With tub stand: 12.5-18.5 inches
With shower stand: 27.5 inches
With tub transfer base (with standard leg inserts): 21-26 inches
With tub transfer base (with long leg inserts): 24.5-29.5 inches
2-7 inches
With tub stand: 12.5-18.5 inches
With shower stand: 27.5 inches
With tub transfer base (with standard leg inserts): 21-26 inches
With tub transfer base (with long leg inserts): 24.5-29.5 inches
2-7 inches
With tub stand: 12.5-18.5 inches
With shower stand: 27.5 inches
With tub transfer base (with standard leg inserts): 21-26 inches
With tub transfer base (with long leg inserts): 24.5-29.5 inches
Seat depth10.5 inches13 inches17 inches
Seat width15 inches15 inches17.5 inches
Back height23 inches26.5 inches32 inches
Length of mesh area when flat35 inches (without calf rest)41 inches (without calf rest)50.5 inches (without calf rest)
Base width18 inches18 inches21 inches
Base lengthlegs down 24 inches
legs flat 29.5 inches
legs down 24 inches
legs flat 29.5 inches
legs down 24 inches
legs flat 29.5 inches
Maximum working load34kg68kg113kg
Back and seat angle adjustments0°, 15°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°0°, 15°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°0°, 15°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°
Chest strap circumference 17-32 inches22-39 inches24-45 inches
Leg Strap circumference8-15 inches10-20 inches13-26 inches
Warranty Information
If a Rifton product breaks or fails in service during the first year, Rifton will replace it free of charge.

Product Compliance with Relevant Standards 
The Rifton Wave has been tested to and complies with the following standards:

  • AS/NZS 4069:2013
ARTG Certificate: 293314

Positions like no other bath chair

Rifton Wave - backrest adjustment
The backrest adjusts from flat to 75° in 6 increments.

The seat adjusts from flat to 75° in 6 increments.

Rifton Wave - calf rest adjustment

The calf rest adjusts separately from the seat in 15° increments, making it possible to make it flat or adjust it to 90°- or an angle in between. 

Rifton Wave - legs adjusted straight

To get the chair low in the tub, rotate both the front and back legs straight out. 

Wave system commodes and shower chair image 2 at GTK

Thoughtful details

The Wave is easy to store when not in use, as it’s designed to fold flat and hang on the wall out of the way. 

Conversion kits are the smart solution for growing children. For a fraction of the cost of a new bath seat, a larger fabric cover, back frame, seat frame and chest strap can be fitted to the Small Wave – turning it into a Medium Wave. 

The Wave has a washable fabric that is easily removed for cleaning.

The Wave is truly tool free, not only for initial assembly but for all adjustments. Many adjustments are possible while the Wave is in use.   

Available with:

Tub Stand

The optional tub stand raises the bath chair either 13.9cm or 29cm higher in the bath tub, depending on the position of the tub stand legs. 

Rifton Wave - shower stand in use
Shower Stand

The shower stand lets you roll your client into the shower stall at a height that allows for better cleaning – and saves your back. Locking castors provide smooth, easy manoeuvrability. 

Rifton Wave - rotating base
Rotating Transfer Base

To transfer a large or heavy user for an over-the-tub shower, use the back saving rotating transfer base. With its ingenious slide-rotate action you can place the user on the bath chair (with a hoist if needed), and move them over the bath tub without strain. 

Technical specifications
 Small WaveMedium WaveLarge Wave
User's overall height76cm-117cm102cm-142cm127cm-188cm
Seat height2-7 inches
With tub stand: 12.5-18.5 inches
With shower stand: 27.5 inches
With tub transfer base (with standard leg inserts): 21-26 inches
With tub transfer base (with long leg inserts): 24.5-29.5 inches
2-7 inches
With tub stand: 12.5-18.5 inches
With shower stand: 27.5 inches
With tub transfer base (with standard leg inserts): 21-26 inches
With tub transfer base (with long leg inserts): 24.5-29.5 inches
2-7 inches
With tub stand: 12.5-18.5 inches
With shower stand: 27.5 inches
With tub transfer base (with standard leg inserts): 21-26 inches
With tub transfer base (with long leg inserts): 24.5-29.5 inches
Seat depth10.5 inches13 inches17 inches
Seat width15 inches15 inches17.5 inches
Back height23 inches26.5 inches32 inches
Length of mesh area when flat35 inches (without calf rest)41 inches (without calf rest)50.5 inches (without calf rest)
Base width18 inches18 inches21 inches
Base lengthlegs down 24 inches
legs flat 29.5 inches
legs down 24 inches
legs flat 29.5 inches
legs down 24 inches
legs flat 29.5 inches
Maximum working load34kg68kg113kg
Back and seat angle adjustments0°, 15°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°0°, 15°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°0°, 15°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°
Chest strap circumference 17-32 inches22-39 inches24-45 inches
Leg Strap circumference8-15 inches10-20 inches13-26 inches
Warranty Information
If a Rifton product breaks or fails in service during the first year, Rifton will replace it free of charge.

Product Compliance with Relevant Standards 
The Rifton Wave has been tested to and complies with the following standards:

  • AS/NZS 4069:2013
ARTG Certificate: 293314

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