Guide to assistive products for the elderly and dependents

Elderly and dependent people find it difficult to carry out daily activities such as moving around, cooking, doing housework, or communicating in their daily lives. This causes them some uneasiness and further exacerbates the feeling of not fending for themselves.

In the same way, caregivers of elderly people often do not have sufficient means to care for these people, which makes their work extremely difficult.

For this reason, today there are different types of Aida care tools and products are available.

Support for personal mobility:

The ability to move is a primary need for dependents to have their autonomy and carry out their daily tasks as it increases their mobility and expands their possibilities of action.

Supports for one-arm operation:

Walking sticks with anatomical support for both hands, adjustable in height and foldable
Bed wedge height-adjustable forearm crutch with padded support
- Padded auxiliary support crutch, equipped with a handle and non-slip fabric

Supports for handling with two arms:

- Height adjustable walker
- Fixed Height Crutch with Handle Elbow and Flip-Up Clamp
- Rollator with wheels
- Height-adjustable walker with four wheels and two anatomical handles

Manual and automatic wheelchairs:

- Wheelchair for children and adults
- Wheelchair with an electric standing mechanism
- Manual wheelchair, controlled by an assistant and folding in scissors
- An electric wheelchair is driven by a joystick

Supports for postural changes or transfers:

Hospital beds
- Rigid board with beveled edges for easy gliding
- Portable device for transferring a person from the wheelchair to the bed or other surfaces
- Transfer disc to rotate the position
Shower stools
- Guide capable of lifting heavyweights

Support for household needs:

The home is the place where the dependent spends most of its time. So, having utensils that facilitate the activities of their daily life is of great help so that they can keep their home in perfect condition and achieve healthy conditions and optimal well-being.

- Props for cooking
- Angled kitchen knife
- Urine bottle
- Cutting board with non-slip pads and stops
- Circular utensil that combines grater and food fixer
- Cutting board fitted with nails to fix food
- Over toilet frame
- Peeled with double edge blade
- Lid lifting device

If you are looking for Aida care for you or your parents, first of all, it is recommended to consult with social health professional. So that, they can more concisely assess the needs of the dependent person and decide which support product is more appropriate.


 

Keywords

Aida care , toilet seat raiser , wedge pillow , able living

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