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Daily Living Aids
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A rollator is a 3 or 4 wheeled walker fitted with brakes and usually with a seat. The rollator is ideal for users who are reasonably mobile and require additional support when walking.

When selecting a rollator, there are a few easy steps to choose the most appropriate type. Some rollators fold up sideways, making them better for storage and transport. Others are ultra-lite, making them ideal for transporting and pushing the walker much more manageable, particularly for users with reduced strength.  

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Disability Equipment
Manual Handling
Patient Transfer

Mobility aids are devices designed to help people who have problems moving around enjoy greater freedom and independence.

In Australia, over 600.000 people with disabilities or injuries, or older adults who are at increased risk of falling, choose to use mobility aids to be more independent, to reduce their pain, and to increase their confidence and self-esteem.

Going where you like, and staying mobile has a significant impact on your overall quality of life. Therefore, you want to make sure that you have the right mobility aid, so you...

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Mobility Equipment

Wheelchairs and mobility scooters offer a great way to get around for people with disabilities and those who struggle to walk because of age or other mobility impairment. They help provide a higher degree of independence by allowing the user to have access to work, community and social events and have been proven to improve quality of life significantly.

The use of mobile devices is rapidly increasing across Australia each year as they are safe and easy to use by people of all ages. They can even be an affordable substitute for cars and when co...

Choosing a Care Facility
Daily Living Aids
Manual Handling
Moving from the home you have lived in for a long period is a huge step and one that requires great consideration. Often there is a reluctance to move to an unfamiliar environment. Fortunately, remaining in your home for as long as possible is becoming easier and a lot more achievable. This is largely due to improvements within the aged care industry and a large focus on developing equipment to assist with mobility and daily living. Additionally, in-home services are available. These services offer cleaning, garden care, assistance with shoppi...
Falls Prevention
Manual Handling
Mobility Equipment
Occupational therapists (OT) works with individuals of all ages to encourage and enable effective participation in the occupations of everyday life. Occupational therapists work with people who experience difficulties in these areas for any reason and are present in both physical disability and mental health services. Occupational therapists also aim to facilitate successful adoptions of disruptions in lifestyle, prevent losses of function and improve or maintain phycological status.

The occupations of everyday life include:

  • Activities o...
Electric Wheelchairs

When selecting the right electric wheelchair for your needs we like to gather information from our clients to pass on to others to assist with making the right decision. Below is some advice from one of our TA-iQ electric wheelchair users who purchased their chair from us in 2013.

1. Chair Size: If the chair is to be used both indoors and outdoors the footprint of the wheelchair needs to be small enough to negotiate tight corners and narrow doorways. The TA Indoor Wave is designed just for that. Equally capable of ...

Daily Living Aids
Electric Wheelchairs
It is essential to take care of your wheelchair, it is both an investment, and it provides you with mobile freedom. If your wheelchair breaks down, it can cause an inconvenience for you, but more importantly, it can put you in danger. In order to keep your wheelchair maintained and operating, be knowledgeable about your wheelchair. So here are some tips on how to have a long-lasting and safe wheelchair.
  • Organise your equipment Organise your equipment so you have a set of tools that you will need to have on hand for maintenance and emergenci...
When your body is less agile, muscles stiff or joints begin to ache, simple tasks can be more difficult. Therefore it can be more challenging to go about your normal daily activities independently, whether the limited mobility comes from disability, age or chronic pain. Living aids are beneficial for people who want some assistance when doing daily tasks. They simplify the process of a simple task by decreasing any strain on your body, such as getting in and out of the car safety or opening a bottle. There are many different daily living aids ...
Mobility Equipment
Patient Transfer
A fundamental part of the NDIS is Assistive Technology that enables access to necessary equipment and mobility aids for the participants. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the scheme supported by the Australian Government and aims to empower permanently disabled Australians. The idea with Assistive Technology is to assist the participants in living a normal, fulfilling life. As a participant, you are eligible for the funding if the specific support required is in your plan. Often, the NDIA requires assessments and the AT will...
Daily Living Aids
Pressure sores are easy to prevent, both in-home and at hospitals and aged care facilities. Still, they are widespread amongst people who spend all day seated or laying down. What is the solution? Sheepskin is known for distributing weight evenly and can help with taking the pressure off certain areas of your body. If you're experiencing pain from sitting or laying down for extended amounts of time, it might be a solution for you. Pressure relief A medical sheepskin pad can help relieve pressure and swelling you're experiencing from being sta...

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