Handy Gadgets

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There are lots of handy gadgets available to help in your daily lives which can make some tasks a little easier.  We’ve listed some items below which are available from many different suppliers at various prices so please check as there may be bargains available.  Remember many mobility aids are eligible for VAT relief in the UK.

600ml Wall-Mount Automatic Touchless Soap Dispenser. Battery Powered IR Sensor Soap / Lotion pump for use in the kitchen and bathroom.

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Bra fastening aid is an innovative dressing aid that allows you to put on and fasten your bra one-handed.

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Dressing Aid assist device tool to help independent living.  This has a wide handle and can be used all clothing.

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Drake Off Road Official Car Cane Grab Bar Mobility Aid with Built in Torch

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Cast & Dressing Protectors are waterproof and ideal for use in the shower or bath to protect prosthetics and wounds. Whether you need a waterproof limb protector or a waterproof wound protector, check out the range below.

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This Crutch Belt is an incredibly simple yet vital accessory for anybody using crutches. By simply attaching either end of the crutch belt to the crutches, the stretchy material allows the crutches to stand without being held, this means that the users hands are then free to carry out other tasks in a safer and more stable manner.

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The unique Buckingham crutch storage accessory allows you to carry a number of small items hands-free, giving you extra freedom to move around with your essentials to-hand.

This simple yet effective crutch accessory is designed to fit standard elbow crutches, and is quick and easy to fit in a range of positions on the crutch pole.

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Automatically opens can with one touch to start and another touch to stop

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The Trabasack Curve is an innovative, award winning travel bag combined with a versatile lap desk.

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Long handle helps with Clothes and Shoes.

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NRS Healthcare Kennedy Cup is an easy cup for restricted mobility.

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From the excellent Flexyfoot range, this Flexyfoot Ferrule is a uniquely designed ferrule that provides 50% more grip than a traditional rubber ferrule. The flexible ferrule is highly versatile and is compatible with most crutches, walking sticks and canes.

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Flipsticks are highly practical mobility aids that can be used as both a walking stick and convenient seat. Very handy for people that like to maintain an active and independent lifestyle, flipsticks are available in an extensive range of colours and styles from this category.

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Rotating Gripper, aids in reach and pick up.

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NRS Healthcare Swedish Fix It Food Preparation Board

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Two-in-One Ergonomic Eating Utensil, Promotes Safe Independent Eating with No Sharp Edges.

Suitable for Left and Right Handed People.

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Gr8 Home Arthritis Glass Jar Opener for Under the Kitchen Cabinet Counter.

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A fantastic flexible and multi-purpose device stand weighing 100g. It is perfect for supporting electronic equipment – such as a phone, remote or communication aid – books, toys, bottles and bowls, all at the perfect angle on your wheelchair lap tray.

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Skoe Hitch is a lightweight, portable trailer for children that attaches to mobility scooters – a truly innovative product to make life easier and more fun!

It is the ingenious result of a frustrated family’s everyday problem – a mum who had been diagnosed with MS was struggling to take part in usual daily tasks with her children by her side.

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Soft & Stretchy Strap Handle gives a secure grasp for users with a limited mobility or weak grip.  Hoo and Loop, and is left / right handed.

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My Liner Buddy Prosthetic Liner Drying Hook – The “My Liner Buddy” prosthetic locking liner dryer hook is designed as a one-piece unit that is multi-functional, helpful, and an easy way to facilitate with the proper cleaning and handling of prosthetic locking liners. The grips are specially designed for the ease of use for one hand operation that can be used by either a child or an older individual.

This is only available in the US but can be shipped to the UK.  More info here.

OttoBock Prosthetic Liner Drying Stand for Transtibial Liners. These are available in the US but can be shipped to the UK.  More details here.

These enable people with poor pincer grip or pen control to write more easily, soft pliable grippers which can be used with normal sized pens and pencils

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Homecraft Surround Incurve Plate.

Plate Guard Makes Eating Easier, Helps Scoop Food on to Utensil.

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It’s Not Magic, It’s Physics! This is an incredible invention that allows you to easily carry hot or cold drinks around the house.  Useful with crutches, walking sticks etc.  With Black Webbing Handle + Rubber Coaster

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Greeper Sports laces are a modern, accessible alternative to traditional shoe laces – they remain tight and tied no matter what conditions they’re put under.

These innovative shoe laces have been designed to aid those with disabilities to adapt any type of everyday shoe, without having to rely on old-fashioned velcro fastening shoes.

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NRS Healthcare Spreader Board, ideal for one handed use.

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Double Lightweight Mobility Threshold Ramps for Wheelchairs, Cars,  Vehicles, Caravan, Scooter Wheels, Skateboard, Motorcycle, Disabled Chair & Dog.

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Skoe Wraps are a range of stylish, contemporary covers designed to add personality and panache to your traditional crutch.

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Peta Easi-Grip push-down table-top scissors

The Peta-UK table-top push-down scissors are an ideal alternative to traditional scissors, for those with a number of health and mobility conditions.

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Peta Easi-Grip table-top nail clippers

The Peta Easi-Grip table-top nail clippers have been designed specifically to aid those with limited dexterity and weakness of joints to cut and trim fingernails at table-top level.

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Homecraft Clamp-On Vegetable Peeler, Kitchen Aid for Peeling Fruit & Food.  Fastens to Counter Tops and Tables for users with Limited and Single Hand Functionality.

Adjustable Clamp Fits Most Surfaces.

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Stick Safe – Stop Your Walking Stick or crutches from Falling to The Ground from Your Chair, Mobility Scooter or Anywhere You Need it.

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Suitable for many applications including dining chairs or car seats.

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