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How to safely lift your parent

... How to safely lift your parent mobility, occupational therapist, stand aid, hoist, electric chair One of our lovely readers, ... , asked us the following question: "How can I and my husband safely, and confidently, lift his 89 year old mum ...

What to look for in mobility aids for your parents

... a rail in the bathroom by the toilet will assist them to stand up, or adding a shower seat to rest on whilst they ... What to look for in mobility aids for your parents mobility, independence, occupational therapist, Katherine Pyne, creator of online disability ...

How do I help my elderly parent bathe?

... whilst showering. This is a good option if they struggle to stand for a prolonged period of time. When does it stop being ... the belted bath-lift, for some tips on choosing and funding bathroom aids so that parents can continue to enjoy bathing with dignity and confidence ...

Adjusting to life in a wheelchair

... making transferring from my chair to the bath simple, a free standing sink to fit my chair beneath and grab rails beside the toilet ... spinal unit was a bit of a shock. All the assistive aids were functional but clinical and grey and ugly to boot. Daily ...

Safe walking in winter for older people

... , you can follow these simple instructions: Ask your parent to stand upright, wearing the shoes they would expect to head outside in ... . A well measured walking stick Walking sticks are a fantastic mobility aid to support your parents when walking in winter, but it's important ...

How to make household tasks easier for elderly parents

... they're managing on their own.To help your parent avoid the challenge of standing on ladders unaided or perhaps balancing on a chair to reach dusty ... food consumption and eating with one hand if needs be.The Arthwriter Hand Aid can also make it easier for older people with joint problems or ...

What happens if a relative dies intestate?

... a mandatory inheritance. Can you challenge the disbursal? If you stand to receive nothing or an amount you believe to be insufficient, ... particularly common and Community Legal Service funding (formerly known as Legal Aid) or other government assistance is rarely available. Consequently, a ...

Helping parents to avoid depression

... are claiming all the benefits they can, and not letting pride stand in the way. If you'd like to find out more about ... easy to use as hearing gets harder and parents start to use aids. Be patient. It takes time for all of us to ...

Hearing service cuts in the NHS

... Hearing service cuts in the NHS Hearing loss, deafness, NHS, hearing aid, hearing test, audiology Are you starting to wonder when that appointment for the NHS audiologist is ever going to come through for your parent? Are you puzzled that they have a ...

How to help your parents manage tinnitus

... How to help your parents manage tinnitus tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing aid, nhs, audiology Emily Broomhead, Projects Manager for the British Tinnitus Association, shares practical tips for managing your parent's tinnitus and delves into the different devices you can buy to help. ...