Frequently Asked Questions Please make sure to read the Operations Manual Who is the ShowerMate best suited for? Expand A person who is Semi-ambulatory. What type of home remodeling is necessary to use the ShowerMate™? Expand No remodeling needed. This is a key design feature of the ShowerMate™. What is involved to install a ShowerMate™? Expand Simply remove your showerhead. The fitting provided will attach to the standard ½’ MPT shower arm. Will the ShowerMate™ fit in a standard bathtub? Expand Yes, it is only 18” wide. Is the ShowerMate™ suitable for a person with Dementia? Expand Unfortunately, no. Is the ShowerMate™ portable? Expand Yes, the ShowerMate™ weighs approximately 70 pounds. Does the ShowerMate™ use standard body wash? Expand Yes, you want to use liquid type, not a paste product. You can also now purchase combination shampoo/body wash products. As stated in the Operations Manual it is always a good idea to put a splash of warm water from your wand into the soap reservoir every time it is filled. What is the user weight limit of the ShowerMate™? Expand The user weight limit of the ShowerMate™ is 250 pounds. Will Medicare or Medicaid cover my ShowerMate™? Expand Unfortunately, no. Can the ShowerMate™ be used in a commercial application? Expand No, the ShowerMate™ is intended for residential use only. How do I order my ShowerMate™? Expand Please contact us.