Monthly Archives: December 2014
Date: December 18, 2014|Tags: test2|
When considering a mobility aid, rollators are regularly overlooked, despite being both practical and affordable to people with disabilities. They are a useful product to consider when purchasing a mobility aid for either you or a loved one. The following list provides six benefits to buying a rollator.
Date: December 11, 2014|Tags: test2|
The vast majority of falls in the home happen in the bathroom. Using the bathroom safely, independently and confidently can be a worry for you, or a loved one. We have compiled a list of tips that can help to prevent bathroom falls.
Make sure that the shower is easy to get in and out of. A modified shower can give easy access through a door to the bath, or a lowered step into the shower. Not only does this help prevent accidents for the older person, but it also allows for carers to assist without issues.
2. Anti-Slip Mats/Flooring
As simple as this one sounds, preventing slippery floors is essential for preventing falls in the bathroom. Anti-slip mats are a cheap and easy to use method of providing friction to a floor that has the potential to become slippery by water or other common bathroom items like shampoo and soap.
3. Grab Rails
Grab rails are a very popular