Patent Number: 8,719,974

Title: Shower barrier apparatus with access mechanism

Abstract: A shower barrier, such as a curtain, is provided with a mechanism to hang the shower barrier next to a shower recess or stall. The shower barrier restricts water from exiting the shower recess and includes an access opening for a caretaker to access a patient through the access opening and assist the patient in showering. The access opening may include an elastic reinforcement around its circumference and a flap to cover the opening when not in use by the caretaker.

Inventors: Empey; Pauline (Milwaukie, OR)


International Classification: A47K 3/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018