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13 Jun

Rollator Safety Tips

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Safety for rollator users, both young and old, is vital. Here are some rollator safety tips that work with different rollators and walkers.

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Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a type of aid for people, 16 to 64 years old. This benefit helps them with the extra costs of a long-term health condition or disability. It’s gradually replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA).

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Despite the range of care options available, there’s an increasing number of older people who are choosing to stay at home.

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When getting a wheelchair, it is important that you know how to choose the right wheelchair for you. You need to understand the basic terms required for wheelchair configuration, and the things you have to measure to get the correct fit.

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If you’re having difficulty with everyday tasks, household aids can help you. If you care for someone with limited mobility, having the right tool in place can make your work easier. Sometimes, it is necessary to make some changes to your property, to make it easier for you to move about your home.

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You may feel nervous about getting your first power chair. Even well-meaning therapists and providers often don’t know what to expect. Knowing how to approach selection increases the success of your comfort and mobility.

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Crutches provide temporary support if you’re struggling with your balance. They can help take the weight off of your legs.

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Mobility can mostly be a problem for people who use wheelchairs. Good thing there are different ramps used to create access points for those who cannot use stairs.

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Rollators are a type of walker with a wheel at the bottom of each leg. There are 3-wheeled rollators and 4-wheeled rollators. Rollators are ideal for long trips or for those who find it hard to use a standard walker.

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Limited mobility is something that often comes with age. Debilitating joint diseases, such as arthritis and osteoporosis, are common in the elderly. Before, this felt like a jail sentence to many seniors. But not so anymore.

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