6 Handy Home Aids to Make Your Life Easier
It’s really important to make sure your home is a safe environment to live in, these 6 handy home aids can offer you the extra support you need while maintaining your independence.
Living with limited mobility can make everyday tasks around the home much more difficult. Have you found yourself struggling to stand for a long time while cooking dinner? Or, has it become harder to get in and out of your bath?
Here are some handy household and bathroom home aids to make life at home easier.
1. Perching Stool
Standing for long periods of time can be difficult for those with limited mobility. Designed to reduce the strain on your legs and joints, with a perching stool you can be semi-seated while also carrying on with household tasks such as preparing food in the kitchen or ironing. Our perching stool is height adjustable so you can make sure it’s comfortable for you.
A table that fits over your chair or bed means no more stretching across to your table for your drink, book, or phone. With a spacious tabletop, you’ll be able to keep everything together, whether it’s a magazine, television remote control, a cup of tea, or a good book!We offer table tops that can fit over your bed, chair, or both!
The adjustable table top can be tilted to support you when holding your book while reading, or a place to rest your tablet while online shopping. It can also be raised or lowered which can make eating a meal from your chair or bed much easier and more comfortable.
3. Toilet Frame Safety Surround
To reduce the risk of falling in the bathroom, a toilet frame is an easy addition that offers horizontal support to help you get seated and get back up from the toilet seat safely. Our toilet frame surround can be height adjusted to suit you for extra comfort, and its ferrule tips prevent it from slipping to provide extra security.
4. Bath Steps
Climbing in and out of the bath can be extremely difficult and potentially dangerous when you have limited mobility. Bath steps are an affordable bathroom addition that can make getting in and out of the bath much easier and much safer by reducing the amount you have to stretch and climb. Our bath step has rubber feet for extra stability, a textured surface for improved grip, and multiple steps that can be stacked together to suit different users and bath requirements.
5. Leg Rest
A leg rest is a great addition to take the pressure off your legs after a long day. Our leg rests are portable, padded, and comfortable with the ability to adjust the height and tilt to suit the user. You’re able to get one with castors and one without casters to suit your taste.
6. Safety Bed Rail
Although most people find it hard to get out of bed in the morning, it is particularly difficult if you’re struggling with your mobility. Whether you’re struggling to get in and out of bed because you’re recovering from surgery, like a hip replacement, or you have limited mobility a bed rail is designed to provide additional stability and support.
For more helpful home aids, check out our full range here.