One of the biggest roles of a caregiver is to help protect the well being of his or her care recipient, be it family or client. Though caregiving circumstances vary, many of the following caregiving supplies can prove handy in helping ensure safety for in-home care.
Bedroom Safety Aids And Medical Supplies
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Easy-To-Adjust Bed Rail–Helps prevent accidentally rolling out of bed at night and provides a place to grip for assistance sitting up and getting out of bed. Comes with a pocket for handy storage of items at arm’s reach.
Bedside Safety Handle-For when a larger bed rail is not needed.
Washable Bed Pad With Handles-Serves the dual purpose of protecting the mattress from moisture, spills, etc. and make it much easier to maneuver your care recipient over on his or her side, or from bed to chair.
Bathroom Caregiving Supplies And Safety Aids
Toilet Safety Rails -Handles and safety rail heights are adjustable. Padded armrests for comfort and easy gripping.
Anti Slip Shower Grab Bar-This rust proof and non-slip chrome shower bar that anchors to the wall will provide sturdy support when navigating on slippery surfaces.
Slip Avoidance Shower Stickers-Eye pleasing stickers that are easily applied to a shower or tub surface using ecologically friendly glue. Stickers are fade resistant.
Gorilla Grip Bath Rug-Made of thick chenille, this bath mat has a textured rubber backing that has been tested to make sure can withstand repeated washing and drying.
Padded Shower Seat-Lightweight, yet sturdy, this seat can easily be placed in and out of the shower providing a stable place to sit while bathing.
Rinse Free Bathing Wipes-For when a shower is not possible, these hypoallergenic and PH Balanced wipes provide a great refresh.
Living Areas And Kitchen Home Safety Supplies
Rechargeable Home Fire Extinguisher-Three steps for easy use when needed. Safety seal and pin mechanism for safe storage to prevent accidental discharge.
Carbon Monoxide Detector -Make sure living spaces are free of carbon monoxide with this plug-in, battery backup detector. Get one for each level of a home or in several locations in one story large home.
Grabber Reach Tool -This device allows individuals to reach for items without having to stoop over or reach up high, potentially losing balance. Jaw can rotate 360 degrees in 90 degree increments and extends as far as 32 inches.
Pill Splitter–Rather than try to divide pills with a knife, which is a recipe for an accident, this easy splitter will handle both small and large pills.
Transportation Caregiving Supplies
Vehicle Assist Handle –This handle smoothly inserts in the side of the car door frame to provide a stable hand hold to assist with getting out of the vehicle.
Swivel Seat Cushion-This seat offers extra cushioning and makes for easier rotation to get in and out of the vehicle. This product does work best when you have at least 15.2 inches of flat space in the vehicle seat
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