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Items to assist with toileting like a raised toilet seat, or fitting shower seats in the bathroom, have eased Jean’s pain and show the potential of living aids to help people with arthritis....

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Arthritis effects different people to varying degrees, but it is important to be aware that its impact is manageable in most cases. Using mobility aids designed to relieve the stress placed on certain key joints of the body is one easy step to consi...

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James and his family committed themselves to making every adaption to their home available and remain on the lookout for more. They are making certain he is able to live as normal a life as possible even in the face of his new challenges....

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Creativity is the key to turning boring mobility aids into something less dowdy. Taking steps to do this improves their image and in shows people the possibilities open to them....

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Being able to raise oneself from a sitting position to standing is something most people take for granted. When it becomes difficult, it can have a major impact on daily life....

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There are many thousands of aids for the elderly which make a genuine difference to one’s quality of life. Raising awareness is a crucial task – it is vital that people know the types of aids available and how it might help them....

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Without the use of toileting aids, many elderly people would not be able to stay in their domestic environment. Sometimes with the help of a nurse or carer, this equipment means they do not have to live in an old people’s home. Raising awareness of...

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For those spending a long time in a fixed position, there is a high danger of developing pressure sores. Cushions, mattress toppers and other pads on the site of affected areas of the body can prevent bed sores developing and avoid the pain ....

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Whether shower seats for elderly or wheelchair equipment for the disabled, it is important to ensure it has the correct features for purpose. The most important thing is safety....

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Elbow crutches remain one of the key aids to facilitate mobility after injury. They are common in the UK and throughout the world. Used for centuries, first as the makeshift T-shaped varieties, through V-shaped to modern ‘forearm’ models....

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Using disability aids is a practical and cost-effective way of staying independent. While it may not solve the problem of an aging population by itself, it goes some way towards helping many older people remain in their own home for as long as possi...

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