Category: Home Aids

Best bed grab rails for seniors
Bedroom

Best Bed Grab Rails for Seniors

For many carers, the fear of having an elderly or infirm patient failing out of their bed, while they are not present, is a nightmare. They are looking for a secure way also, to get the person, who may have impaired mobility, in and out of bed. In these situations, this may prove to be a real challenge.

Falls can be dangerous, in particular for the elderly. This is why bed grab rails can be the answer to these problems and they can even help the user to be more independent without having to rely on a caregiver.

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Bed alarms for the elderly for fall prevention and anti-wandering
Bedroom

Best Bed Alarms for Preventing Falls

Carergivers, more than anyone, really need a good nights sleeps. If however, they are constantly worried at night that a senior who needs round the clock assistance, might get out of their bed, become disoriented, fall, or even wander off, this can become a terrible worry and lead to many restless nights.

A bed alarm can be the answer to many a carers concerns. These devices can assist in monitoring the patient remotely. This allows the caregiver to be notified once the patient attempts to get out of bed. With this device the carer is able to be active before a serious injury occurs.

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Bath lifts for seniors
Bathroom

Best Bath Lifts for Seniors

For people who suffer with aching joints, the wonderful pleasure of being able to sooth away their pain in a warm bath, is so enjoyable.

For people like me however, who have had a knee and hip replacement, or for anyone that have undergone a recent operation, or those who suffer with arthritis, the longing for a relaxing bath is fought with anxiety. Nobody likes to ask for help in getting in and out of a bath, it takes away their dignity.

In this article, we will cover the different types of bath lifts that are available, the factors to consider when choosing one. Finally, we will cover some of the best bath lifts that are currently available to suit a range of different needs.

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Best handling moving aids
Moving Handling

Best Moving and Handling Aids for Impaired Mobility

If you care for someone with impaired mobility, you will no doubt find that trying to help move or lift a user can prove a real challenge. Not only can it put unnecessary strain on the carer’s back, but it can also be unsafe for both yourself and the person you care for and it can result in injuries.

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Best Shower Chair for Seniors
Bathroom

Best Shower Chairs for Seniors

The one thing that users with impaired mobility dread, is falling while taking a shower or bath. When their wish it to stay independent during their hygiene routine, to fall and be injured, is their worst nightmare. Being able to shower independently when you have a disability that affects your mobility, can prove a real struggle, and if you’re unsteady on your feet, it can also increase the risk of falls.

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Best Rise Recliner for Seniors
Living Room

Best Power Lift Recliners for Seniors

Being able to unwind on a comfortable chair after a long day on your feet is one of life’s pleasures. If however you suffer with impaired mobility, or you’re unsteady on your feet, trying to get in and out of a regular couch or chair can prove challenging, uncomfortable and it can be a painful experience.

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Best Raised Toilet Seat
Bathroom

Best Raised Toilet Seat for Seniors

Difficulty using the toilet is an all too common problem for users who have undergone recent surgery such as a hip or knee replacement, or for anyone with impaired mobility or those that may suffer with balance issues.

A toilet that is positioned too low to the ground can mean that the user may struggle to sit or stand while going to the bathroom which can prove both uncomfortable and dangerous.

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Best Overbed Table
Bedroom

Best Overbed Tables For the Bedridden and the Infirm

If you’re recovering from a recent operation, or you suffer from reduced mobility, and you spend a lot of time resting in bed, you will no doubt know that trying to keep comfortable can be a real struggle. Performing simple tasks such as using a laptop, balancing a food tray, writing a letter or reading a newspaper, can prove a real challenge when lying in bed.

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