For anybody living with arthritis in the hands, fingers and wrists, gripping small items like scissors, pens and taps can often be difficult. Our daily living aids range includes a number of products to help with this, including tap turners, Easi-Grip Rounded Scissors, pencil holders and more.
Complete Care Shop also stocks a number of useful reachers and grabbers, like the NRS Healthcare Ready Reacher, that help people with low mobility to grip out-of-reach items. If your arthritis affects your lower body, restricting mobility and reach, these handy reachers are incredibly useful.
We have a team of Occupational Therapists who have tried and tested our daily living aids and are proud to give them the OT-recommended seal of approval. Keep an eye out for the green sticker when browsing our products!
At Complete Care Shop, we’re determined to help and support you towards increased independence daily. With an excellent rating on Trustpilot, it’s clear that we’re a reliable supplier of high-quality arthritis living aids. If you have any questions about our products, please contact us.
Daily living aids for arthritis include adaptive utensils, jar openers, button aids, and grab bars. These aids are designed to make daily tasks like eating, opening containers, dressing, and navigating the bathroom more manageable. They often feature ergonomic designs and easy-to-grip handles, reducing the strain on arthritic joints and enhancing independence.
When choosing daily living aids, consider factors such as the severity of your arthritis, the specific tasks you need assistance with, and your personal preferences. It's important to consult with an occupational therapist or healthcare professional who can assess your needs and provide guidance on selecting aids that suit you best. Additionally, consider the aids' ease of use, durability, and adaptability features to ensure they meet your specific requirements.
Proper maintenance and cleaning are essential to extend longevity and ensure the hygiene of your daily living aids for arthritis. Most aids can be hand-washed with mild soap and warm water. Use a soft brush or sponge to clean any textured grips or handles. Avoid submerging electrical aids, and instead, wipe the exterior with a damp cloth. Regularly inspect your aids for any wear or damage, and replace or repair parts as needed. Store them in a clean, dry place to prevent dust and debris buildup. Some aids may be dishwasher-safe, which can simplify the cleaning process. Finally, if necessary, disinfect the aids periodically using a mild disinfectant solution, following the manufacturer's guidelines for safe disinfection.