Height-adjustable reclining sit bath

Parker® is a height-adjustable reclining sit bath designed to improve efficiency in the assisted bathing and showering of adult residents at care facilities.

The Parker Bath - technical information

Measurements and weights

Bath length in upright position 1855 mm (73”)
Bath length in reclined position 1960 mm (77 1/8”)
Bath width 750 mm (29 1/2”)
Height of door with bath in highest position, feet in lowest position 2510 mm (98 7/8”)
Max resident/patient weight 210 kg (463 lbs)
Max Load (resident/patient + water) 300 kg (661 lbs)
Transfer height at lowest position 565 mm (22 1/4”)
Transfer height at highest position 685 mm (27”)
Max duty cycle lift/Hi-Lo1 min ON, 9 min OFF
Max duty cycle air apa15 min ON, 15 min OFF
Operating forces of controls (control panel) 4 N
Operating forces of controls (handheld control unit) 3 N
Operating forces of controls (S&V handheld control unit) 3 N
Medical equipment type B

 

Water supply

Water consumption (pre-filled footwell volume) 96 L (25.4 gal (US))
Filling time at 3 Bar (43.5 psi) dynamic pressure (pre-fill) 100 sec
Water content up to overflow level 230 L (60.8 gal (US))
Water content up to autofill level 96 L (25.4 gal (US))
Emptying time from autofill level (96 L) 3 min
Thermometer display range 10°-70°C (50°-158°F)
Accuracy of thermometer display +/-1°C (2°F)

 

Sound Levels

Sound level at raising/lowering Hi/Lo, no load 61 dBA
Sound level of air spa 83 dBA
Sound level tilt no load 60 dBA

 

Motion

Raising time with full load (approx.) 16 +/-5 sec
Lowering time with full load (approx.) 12 +/-5 sec

 

Battery

Battery type lead 24 V
Battery type number 59776

 

IP Classification

IP class IP X4
IP class handheld control and Sound & Vision handheld control IP X7

 

Weight

The Parker, depending on selected options (excluding packaging) 124-131 kg 273-289 lbs

 

Recycling

Packaging wood and corrugated cardboard, recyclable.
For the Electric concept, steel and plastic parts should be separated and recycled according to the markings on the unit.
Battery is recyclable, not for disposal. Environmentally hazardous. The device contains a lead battery that should be disposed of according to local regulations.

 

Site Preparation

Floor

Max floor load 5400 N/m2
Max floor pressure 0.6 N/mm2

 

Operating conditions

Max ambient temperature 10°C-40°C (50°F-104° F)
Max relative humidity 30% - 95% Rh
Atmospheric pressure range 700 hPa to 1060 hPa

 

Transportation and storage

Ambient temperature range -30°C - 70°C (-22°F - 158°F)
Relative humidity range 10%-80% Rh (not condensed)
Atmospheric pressure range 500 hPa to 1060 hPa

 

Electrical Data EU and North America

Voltage 230V (EU), 120V (North America)
Frequency 50Hz (EU), 60Hz (North America)
Power consumption (max) 800VA
Number of phases Single phase AC
Protective earth Yes
Potential equalisation Yes

 

Warnings

The unit must be connected from the bonding point, which is marked on the unit, to the equipotential bonding point in the room.
The unit must be continuously powered and connected to an electrical power disconnection device and a separate fuse, with ground fault interrupter, in accordance with local guidelines and regulations.
To avoid any risk of electric shock, this unit must only be connected to an earthed mains supply.

 

Water supply

Drainage flow capacity 100 L/min, 26.4 gal (US)/min
Position Both floor or wall.

 

Water (hot and cold)

Connection 3/4” BSP female
Upper limit static pressure 6 bar/87 PSI
Recommended dynamic pressure at 8°C (46°F) and at 80°C (176°F) flow of 58 L/min (15.3 gal (US)/min) 3 bar/43 PSI
Lower limit dynamic pressure at 8°C (46°F) and at 80°C (176°F) and 26 L/min flow (GB) 0.8 bar/12 PSI
Lower limit dynamic pressure at 8°C (46°F) and 80°C (176°F) and 29 L/min (7.7 gal (US)/min) flow. (North America without disinfection) 1 bar/15 PSI
Lower limit dynamic pressure at 8°C (46°F) and 80°C (176°F) and 45 L/min (11.9 gal (US)/min) flow. (All other markets) (North America with disinfection) 2 bar/29 PSI
Maximum pressure difference between hot and cold water +/-0.5 bar / +/-7 PSI
Cold water lower limit temperature 2°C (36°F)
Cold water upper limit temperature 20°C (77°F)
 Hot water lower limit temperature  60°C (140°F)
 Hot water upper limit temperature  80°C (176°F)

 

Microbiological criteria

Meets World Healthcare Organization's (WHO) criteria for drinking water and the EU Drinking Water Directive (DWD).

  • Integrated thermostatic water controls for filling and showering, with twin digital temperature displays for monitoring bath filling level and shower water temperature. Top temperature display shows active filling or showering temperature. The lower display shows current bath water temperature. 
  • Optional 9 jet air spa system - can be activated and managed via the control panel or handheld control unit for an optimum bathing experience. The air spa has two intensities and can be activated for either the whole bath or just the footwell.
  • Built-in battery back-up safety system, in case of power failure to ensure comfort at the end of the bathing process, including resident/patient showering.
  • Made from GRP (Glass-Reinforced Plastic) for maximum strength and durability.
  • Molding incorporates ergonomically designed internal features for maximum comfort and safety.
  • Supplied with pop-up drain and built-in surface overflow outlet.
  • Two built-in soft touch grab rails - contoured for maximum grip - for safe entry and exit.
  • Optional autofill feature that pre-fills the footwell to a preset level (96 L).
  • Shower handle with lock button on the side of the handle for a constant water flow and improved showering process.
  • The Parker™ has an optional integrated disinfection function, including air spa and nozzles. It also has an optional integrated Sound & Vision™ system for a superior bathing experience. The wellness system contains multicoloured LEDs, two speakers and an USB stick, and is operated from a separate, waterproof handheld control unit (IP X7).

Safety features

  • Emergency stop that will stop all functions, in the event of danger.
  • Scald protection, that switches off the fill and shower water, in the unlikely event that a harmful water temperature of 45°C (113°F) is reached.
  • Low disinfection fluid level indicator, to ensure the bath is always disinfected with correct ratio of disinfection fluid.
  • The Parker is available with a functions lock which, if pressed, prevents activation/deactivation of the following functions: autofill, shower, air spa, raise/lower bath, tilt bath and disinfection. This permits the caregiver to avoid unintentional changes. The function lock LED flashes yellow when active.
  • Battery back-up in the event of a power failure.

Accessories

  • Head and back cushions
  • Foot/leg support for pedicures
  • ArjoClean™ (disinfection)