Daily Living Aids

Transferring

 

Bathroom
Bath Board

Bath Board

Can aid access to bath or showering facilities if you have difficulty transferring over the side of the bath whilst standing.  Wall-mounted boards can be used on a solid wall where there is insufficient width to rest a board on the inside edge of the bath.

Bath Transfer Bench

Bath Transfer Bench

Enable you to keep your hips in line with the length of the bath.  You need to be able to lift your legs over the bath rim and slide your bottom over the middle of the bath independently or with the assistance of a carer. Some models have a sliding seat which can make it easier to slide along the bench.

Bath Lift

Bath Lift

Can be operated either by the user for independent bathing, or by a carer to make the task of assisting someone easier and safer, thus reducing the risk of back injury. However users must be able to lift their legs over the bath rim if they wish to bathe independently.

Please refer to the Living Made Easy Bath Lift advice when considering the purchase of such equipment.

 

Bath Step

Bath Step

Makes transferring over the side of the bath easier if you have difficulty raising your legs.

Bath Step With Handle

Bath Step (with handle)

Makes transferring over the side of the bath easier if you have difficulty raising your legs and need a holding aid for additional security and safety.

Harrier Toilet Frame

Harrier Toilet Frame

Use your toilet more easily with a that provides you with support on both sides so that you can lower down and rise up without straining or losing your balance.  Some products also include floor fixings - reducing the risk of tipping.

Mowbray Toilet Frame

Mowbray Toilet Frame

Designed to fit over most toilets, it raises the height of the seat, reducing the distance you need to bend down and features supportive handles for you to grip when you’re getting on and off the seat.  Some products include floor fixings - reducing the risk of tipping.

Raised Toilet Seat

Raised Toilet Seat

Coming in a variety of heights, some with integral arms, people who find it difficult to sit down or stand up will usually benefit from a raised toilet seat as these seats simply make the toilet higher. 

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Swedish Bath Rail

Designed to provide the user with a firm grab handle to use when getting into and out of the bath. 

 

Bedroom
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Bed Grab Rail

A cost effective way of making bed transfers easier and safer for people with low mobility.  This design fits to a divan or wooden framed bed and some have the option of a strap.

Bed Rope Ladder

Bed Rope Ladder

Fits around the leg or castors of a bed to help you to get from lying to sitting in bed independently 

 

Driving
Handy Bar

Handy Bar You Tube

Designed as an aid to standing when rising from a vehicle, with a soft, slip-resistant grip, the Handy Bar is a very simple but strong and reliable aid to mobility.  Compatible with most vehicle designs, it simply fits into the door bracket on the car's door frame, where it will then remain for as long as it is needed to function as an excellent supporting handle that protrudes at an ideal height to assist the user in sitting or standing. 

Car Caddie

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A simple but very effective aid for use when entering or leaving a car, the Car Caddie comprises a sturdy webbing strap and buckle together with a comfortably shaped padded handle. With the window partially opened, the Car Caddie can be secured to the window frame in a matter of seconds, whereupon it provides immediate and reliable support to the user.

Swivel Seat

Swivel Seat You Tube

Designed with a non-slip base and a rotating upper layer, swivel seats can be used to assist in transfers to or from a car, or in other situations such as when using an ordinary household chair.

Seat Belt Reacher

Seat Belt Reacher You Tube

A convenient handle for pulling your car seat belt. This is an ideal product for those people with arthritis, shoulder pain or limited mobility and just struggle to reach around and grab their seat belt. It attaches easily to your existing seat belt with no tools required.

 

Household
Furniture Raisers

Furniture Raisers

Coming in a variety of designs to raise chairs and beds of different styles, raisers can reduce the risk of falls.  Raisers which are linked together are safer than individual blocks.

Please refer to the Living Made Easy Raising a Chair's Height when considering fitting such equipment.

 

 

ID: 4574, revised 09/09/2019