Aids & Adaptation
Many patients who are experiencing difficulties with everyday tasks, such as; getting in and out of bed, on and off chairs, on and off the toilet, washing / bathing yourself, getting dressed, getting around your home, going up and down the stairs, getting in and out of your home and making meals or drinks. Banora Physical Therapies can assess your home environment and provide you with suitable recommendations for aids or adaptations to retain or regain your independence.
Your physiotherapist can show you how to use recommended equipment and will often teach you how to do things in easier, safer, new ways to enable you to remain as independent as possible. Commonly recommended aids and adaptations are:
Pressure relief cushions
Kitchen equipment /accessories
Cups / beakers for easy drinking / swallowing
Hoists / slings
Transfer boards / belts
Toilet seat raises
The aids and adaptations that you may benefit from depend on your current diagnosis / symptoms, your individual housing circumstances, your lifestyle, and your goals.