There are dozens of ways to counter the effects of ageing and lost mobility, without being forced to rely upon other people throughout the day. From stair lifts and walk-in baths, to safety kettles and easy-grip kitchen utensils, there is a vast array of equipment to choose from.
But where to start? The Independent Living Centre offers advice on mobility aids, disability aids and daily living equipment and will help guide you through the many different products available to you, so its a good place to start.
Home Care Assistance, West Coast Perth, will be more than happy to help you identify needs and find practical solutions. Below is a brief idea of some of the many aids that are available to help people live independently, both in their homes and while they’re out and about:
Bathing aids and bath lifts
Shower stools and chairs
Toilet aids and accessories
Grab rails & non-slip surfaces
Comfort and padding
Large lamp switches
Lifting seat cushions
Adapted cooking, eating and drinking utensils
Wall-mounted tin/packaging openers
Door entry systems and key turners
Adaptive clothing and footwear
Medication dispensers and reminder alarms
Ramps and rails
Big button telephones or voice activated dialling systems
Aids for getting into and out of cars
If you need something we’ve not mentioned here or you can’t find what you are looking for, give us a call on (08) 9385 5675 and we will be able to point you in the right direction.