Health & Wellbeing
May 31, 2016
Useful Products and Services to Support Elderly People at Home
We’ve put together a list of the top products and services that could be useful if you have an elderly relative. Thanks to some of the services we have listed below, it is possible for the elderly to stay in the comfort of their own home, and not face the upheaval of moving later in life.
Stairlifts are one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of stairlifts worldwide. A stairlift can help your loved one continue to have full use of their home and keep their independence. Acorn Stairlifts offer next day installation, and in some cases the starlift can be installed in less than one hour.
Repose Furniture’s extensive range of rise recliners and healthcare chairs provide comfortable and supportive seating in the home. Their chairs are handmade to individual requirements, offering comfort without compromise.
Hidden Hearing pride themselves in providing the highest standard of support and hearing solutions to the hearing impaired. They are the only retailer who are members of the British Healthcare Trades Association, and each hearing device comes with a free 5 Star service.
Telecare24 Careline Alarms and Pendants
Telecare24 careline alarms and pendants give you and your loved ones piece of mind. Trained operators are there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and they respond on average within 11 seconds of pressing the pendant.
SilverCare UK is a large database of products for staying independent at home. They offer healthcare, mobility, and lifestyle products for everyone, for all rooms of the house, with the aim to make life at home easier for the elderly.
DLF (Disabled Living Foundation)
DLF is a national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on independent living. With over 40 year’s experience, they provide information on daily living equipment and other useful advice on continuing to live life to the full.
The above products and services should help make it easier for your family member or loved one to stay living at home, keep their independence and retain their dignity. Something as simple as a hearing aid can really help to improve the day to day life of someone who may have thought that they would never hear properly again, and a comfortable chair can make a world of difference to someone who spends a large part of their day sat down.