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How to Use a Bed Alarm

Bed alarms A bed alarm combines with a bed sensor or bed pad and operates through detecting a reduction of pressure when patients get out of bed. Bed alarms, in essence, will alert the unit when pressure is removed from the sensor. Introduction ...

Bed rails for toddlers: Are they really Safe and When to remove Them

Do toddlers need bed rails? Yes. The main reason for toddlers to have rails is that most of them are so restless and need safety so as to sleep without any worry or falling off the bed. If you have ever slept with one I guess you will tell of the ...

Sammons preston reacher

One of my most trusted manufacturer  of adaptive tools  for elderly as well as handicapped people is sammons Preston. And so when I was researching on the best reacher grabbers for disabled, I decided to check what they have in stock. Luckily, I ...

Vive, RMS, Unger and Calibre Care Reacher Grabbers Compared

As we have already mentioned in other posts, a reacher grabber is a reaching aid used by elderly, handicapped or simply those people with mobility problems who would like to reach for things on the ground or on top of shelves where they would have ...

Vive Reacher Grabber

Vive Suction Reacher Grabber: Ideal for Changing Light Bulbs The first thing that attracted me to the vive reacher grabber was the fact that it would allow me to change light bulbs without having to use stools and ladders. How effective and timely ...

How to make a DIY grabber using Laundry Clamps, String and Rod

For their mechanics class projects, my daughter was asked to make a home-made grabber tool that could be used in picking waste from the yard as well as help her get things that were way too high in the classroom lockers. So all parents had to ...

Reviewing the Unger Grabber Tool: Best Reacher Tool at Amazon

As age comes, mobility and dexterity fade away. Aged people have a challenge getting things that are either on the ground or way up high. And it is not just aged people; short and obese people will also battle with this challenge. They will ...

How to Assemble the Invacare Hospital Bed

How to Install a Hospital Invacare Bed Setting up the invacare hospital bed whether manual or electrical is not rocket science. You surely do not need to hire a specialist to do it for you. You can follow this DIY guide that gives you a guide on ...

Why you are better off taking your elderly to an elderly centre than take care of them at home

Why take your Elderly to a Centre Most relatives who fail to take their elderly to an elderly centre argue that it is too expensive to do so and that the patient might feel that they are being 'sent away' by the family. We however debunk these ...

Valentine Gift Suggestions for the disabled

Gifts for Disabled This Valentines Day I am writing this post two weeks to Valentine's day 2019. The disabled and elderly at the hospice as well as the elderly home make up a large part of my life. They are my friends. In fact they are more than ...

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