This post may contain affiliate links for products I recommend.A sliding bath transfer bench can make getting in and out of the bathtub or shower a lot easier and safer.
Stepping over the edge of the tub can be hard to do. I believe it is a lot better to use one of these benches for that. A High percentage of accidents with seniors happen in the bathroom.
There are many choices available to help you with this. From regular sized to extra long ones that can transfer from the toilet straight over to the tub. It all depends on your personal preference and what works for you .