Clipping your toenails, washing your hair, going to the toilet, bathing, are all tasks that we perform on a regular basis without even giving it a second thought. When you suffer with limited mobility however, these daily tasks can often prove problematic and it can impact on your personal hygiene regime.
Being able to dress and undress oneself is often taken for granted. However, when you suffer with debilitating conditions such as arthritis, dementia or Parkinson’s, the simple day-to-day task of dressing and undressing can prove a challenge.
The living room is where you come to relax. After a possibly tiring day, you come there to unwind and rest. You want to be comfortable, to listen to music, watch a film or a TV programme, or just to have a chat and a drink with friends and family.
It is estimated that 26% of US adults will be diagnosed with arthritis by 2040. Arthritis and neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy or Parkinson’s can affect your mobility and it can have a negative impact when working in the kitchen.
The bedroom is an important room in your home. You go there to hopefully, forget all your problems of aches and pains, and slumber into a safe comfortable much needed sleep. This will help you to awake the next morning refreshed and energized to begin another day.
The bathroom can be one of the most dangerous places in the home, especially if you’re partially disabled or you suffer with limited mobility.