Daily living aids refer to the various support and assistive devices and equipment specially designed to cater for the daily living needs of the elderly as well as people with physical disabilities or disease-induced disabilities. Daily living aids cover mobility aids, dressing aids, kitchen aids, vision aids, bedroom aids, bathroom aids, hearing aids, writing aids, safety aids reading aids, medication aids and equipment that are specially designed for people with disabilities or medical conditions.
Types of Daily Living Aids • Bathing • Bedroom • Cutlery • Dining • Dressing • Easy reachers • Exercise equipment • Food preparation • Household • Medical aids & equipment • Toilet use
Advantages of Daily Living Aids • Improve independence • Prevent de-conditioning that can result in functional decline due to the physiological changes following a period of inactivity or low activity • Maintain or increase muscle strength that occurs through an appropriate amount of physical activity and mobilisation.
Decrease the risk of muscle shortening, joint distortions and reduced muscle capacity that occurs with immobilisation. • Decrease reduced aerobic capacity that can occur through changes in muscle metabolism. • Reduce admission to long-term residential care services. • Reduce the likelihood of falls
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