Daily Living Aids

Bending & Reaching

Dressing

Grab stick

A useful gadget which comes in many different designs to help you either pick up items from floor level or to reach up and grab (light) items

Grab stick

Long handled shoe horn

Can aid putting shoes on if you have difficulty bending

long handled shoe horn

Elastic shoe laces

Can be helpful if you have difficulty with tie shoe laces or bending

Elastic shoe laces

Sock aid

No need to bend to reach your feet - simply place your sock over the aid, drop onto the fllor and pull your sock over your foot using the long tabs

sock aid

Soxon stocking aid

This will aid independently donning socks and compression stockings

soxon stocking aid

Jobst stocking aid

Device to assist pulling on vascular or compression stockings featuring a plastic coated frame with two side handles and foam grips

Jobst stocking aid

Heel guide stocking aid

Compression hosiery donning device with heel guide, extra wide cone shape and handles with multiple grip positions

heel guide stocking aid

Etac compression stocking aid

Aid to assist putting on compression stockings. Comprise fabric strips which the stocking is fed into, and then pulled up the leg with fabric tapes using one or two hands

Etac compression stocking aid

Dressing stick

Can assist with donning shirts, jackets and pulling up trousers and underwear or removing socks

dressing stick

Trouser clip

Can be helpful to hold your trousers up via a shirt clip when donning trousers single handed

trouser clip

Driving

Seat belt reacher

A convenient handle for pulling your car seat belt. This is an ideal product for those people with arthritis, shoulder pain or limited mobility and just struggle to reach around and grab their seat belt. It attaches easily to your existing seat belt with no tools required

seat belt reacher

Garden

Adjustable hanging basket

Pull down for easy watering garden maintenance

adjustable hanging basket

Long handled garden tools

Reduce the need for bending in the garden

long handled garden tools

Garden kneeler

Helps you to kneel comfortably whilst gardening. Enables you to get up from a kneeling position more easily with a soft padded seat with supportive steep arms. Help to minimise back ache

garden kneeler

Household

Post catcher 

No more having to bend down to pick up your post

letter box catcher

Long handled door wedge

Eliminates the need to bend when putting a door wedge in place

long handled door wedge

Long handled milk bottle holder

No more bending to pick up milk delivered to your door

long handled milk bottle holder

Over furniture table

This table may help if you have difficulty holding items, eating or reaching your side whilt sat in your armchair or bed

over table furniture

Kitchen

Combination microwave oven 

Not able to bend down to the main oven or have difficulty with the weight of food? These worktop microwaves offer more cooking flexibility than a basic microwave. They combine microwave energy, a grill and convection heating (fanned hot air) functions so they can heat, roast, crisp and brown in the same was as a conventional oven

 combi microwave oven

Halogen oven

Not able to bend down to the main oven or have difficulty with the weight of food? Halogen ovens are cheap table top cookers that claim to cook food faster and more effeciently than in your main oven

Halogen oven

Mini oven

Placed on a kitchen worktop, these ovens enable you to continue to roast or grill meals without the need to bend to a low oven. Some models also include a hob for saucepans

mini oven

Personal care

Bio bidet

A toilet sear that can be attached to most conventional toilets to enable a person to wash and blow dry themselves while remaining seated after finishing on the toilet

bio bidet

Bottom wiper

This equipment has a long handle and holds a length of toilet paper at one end to give extended reach. Bottom wipers are designed to assist independence in personal hygiene tasks after using toilets particularly if you have reduced mobility n your arms or restricted reach. Different bottom wipers have a range of methods for securing and releasing the toilet paper

bottom wiper

Long handled hair brush

For those that have limited ability to raise their arms

long handled hair brush

Long handled sponge

With bendable handles, these allow a person to clean their entire body unassisted 

long handled sponge

Suction holder shower cup

Holder allows the user to position the showerhead to their own personal requirements. Strong suction cup holds securely in place. Ideal to take when travelling

suction holder shower cup

Pets

Long handled poop scooper

Make cleaning up after your pet easier

poop scooper

No bend pet bowl

No more bending to have to re-fill your pet's bowls

no bend pet bowl

 

ID: 4571, revised 14/06/2022
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