Category Mobility tools

Bath/Shower Accessories That Make Your Life Easier

bathroom mobility accessories

Age, injury or other factors can cost us the mobility we once took for granted. That sometimes makes it difficult to navigate around our bathroom like we used to. Taking a shower can be a harrowing experience and leave you constantly worrying about slipping and hurting yourself.

You might find it helpful to look for the following medical supplies in Boca Raton and add them to your bathroom. We hope they’ll make it easier to navigate and go about your normal activities without fear of causing yourself an injury.

Bath and Shower Bench

Alleviate your fears about slipping while showering or bathing by adding one of these to your unit. They come in all shapes and sizes to suit different types of tubs or showers. Pay attention to the maximum weight limit of any unit you choose.

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Major Home Medical Tools for Broken Bones

cast

No matter how safe we try to be, the truth is that each and every one of us is subject to broken bones. While casts and crutches will be administered by the hospital, there are some medical supplies that would be helpful to have at home. If you have young kids, or know someone who is getting older and their bones growing more brittle, these are some of the medical aids you should keep at home incase anything should happen.

  • Ambulatory Equipment: If you cannot walk or have difficulty getting around, having a wheelchair at home will be very helpful. There are now several types, including ultra-light ones that make it easier for you to move about. Geriatric chairs or recliners make life a lot easier for the aged...
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How To Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible

Woman In A Wheelchair Using A Ramp

Things can change in the blink of an eye. Wheelchairs should be viewed as a means of allowing someone who’s unable to walk to live a life of normalcy and mobility. There may come a time when we find ourselves or our family members will be need to use a wheelchair. Whether this is a temporary adjustment or a permanent life change, inevitably there will need to be some changes made to accommodate.

These changes should start in the home. If you’re unsure about how to begin, here are 5 major ways to make your home wheelchair accessible.

  • Entryways: Start with entryways and primary access points of the home. Do you have batches of 2-3 steps to get in the front door, back door, or the garage entry? If so, convert these into gradual ramps...
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6 Maintenance Tips for Keeping Your Power Scooter in Tip-Top Shape

power scooterMaintaining a power scooter isn’t too complicated, but it is important. Most scooter maintenance activities involve preventing unnecessary environmental damage, neglect and issues that can render the vehicle unsafe or unusable. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be an electrical engineer or car buff to handle basic upkeep on your power scooter! 

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