Aids to Assist Daily Living

Do you know anyone who is having difficulty performing activities of daily living such as dressing, washing, food preparation?

There are a wide range of products available, and new ones coming on to the market all the time, to assist people with daily living tasks. Occupational Therapists are the health professional that are trained to assess for and prescribe items to help maintain independence in the home.

Clever items exist to help with all sorts of tasks including:

·         Putting socks and stockings on

·         Washing hair

·         Doing up buttons

·         Washing feet

·         Turning taps

·         Pouring a kettle

·         Turning keys

·         Getting in/out of a car

·         Cutting food

·         Opening jars

·         Eating

·         And many more

Our OTs can help find the right aids to help maintain independence in the home and in the community. Call us on 9424 0222 to discuss how we might be able to assist you.