Protecting from Bathroom Falls

For those less confident in their mobility and sense of balance, moving around the bathroom can sometimes be difficult. At Manage at Home we have a range of products specifically designed to help reduce the risk of slips and falls in the bathroom, and have put together a quick guide to help you decide which ones are right for your home. Grab Rails Grab rails can be installed anywhere in the house, but they’re most commonly used in the bathroom or around entranceways. For anyone with limited arm strength they offer something to hold onto when standing up or sitting…

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Is your home ready for a bath lift?

Installing a bath lift in your home for the first time can seem like a daunting prospect at first, but they are surprisingly easy to install. As long as you have a bath tub, your home can accommodate a lift to help make bathroom safety easier. At Manage at Home we offer a range of different types and all of them require minimal assembly at home. But to help you choose a model compatible with your bathroom, we’ve pulled together a guide that outlines everything you need to know before buying a bath lift. Reclining or Fixed Backrests Many of…

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The Benefits of Bath Lift in the Home

When faced with the issue of daily bathing and hygiene, for people with a disability or the elderly, it can cause distress and discomfort due to a lack of independence and privacy. As a result of this, a large majority of people choose to invest in a bath lift for their home. What is a bath lift? The majority of bath lifts are a simple a seat which is securely fitted into the bath. When the bath lift is raised into an upright position, it should become level with the top of the bath. The reason for this is so…

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Quick Guide To The Aquila Bath Lift

The Aquila Bathlift is the Rolls Royce of bathlifts and provides practicality with style for use in your bathroom. The Aquila reclines at the touch of a button and can easily be set in the most comfortable position for the user. The Aquila is manufactured in a stylish white that can fit in with any bathroom interior and is particularly useful for users whose conditions may benefit from reclining in the bath. The Aquila bath lift is easy to set up and fits in the majority of baths with ease. Weighing under 10kg the Aquila is strong and sturdy and…

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Useful Site: lensaunders.com

We recently had an article published on the Len Saunders website. This is a great website in terms of useful information and resources on health, nutrition, fitness and wellness. Our article can be found here: http://www.lensaunders.com/wp/how-to-prevent-harm-to-the-elderly-in-your-house/

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3 Helpful Disability Aids for Getting In and Out Of Bed

A good night’s sleep is important at any age to help repair and boost our bodies’ energy levels. However, as we become older it can become more difficult to move in and out of our beds due to muscle loss. As a result of this, we have created our top three helpful bedroom disability aids to help you achieve the perfect nights rest. Grab Handles Grab handles are a handy and helpful disability aid to have all around the home, but more so in the bedroom. Getting in and out of bed can prove tricky, however a grab handles can…

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Quick Guide To The Archimedes Bath Lift

The Archimedes Bath Lift is very smart in design as well as being rigid and safe for bathing. This bath lift is the perfect solution for those people who have problems and difficulty in getting in and out of the bath. This is a very attractive portable lightweight lift weighing only 22lbs including the actuator and can take a user weight of up to 150kg (24 stone). This bath lift promotes independent living and the full waterproof hand control can lower and lift you comfortably in the bath by providing a structured support. There is no chance of getting stuck…

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Three Helpful Elderly and Disabled Aids for the Bathroom

When living with health or physical restrictions in your life, the last thing you want is to feel different. Elderly or disabled, you want your own privacy and independence when bathing. As a result of this, there are thousands of people in the UK who are now opting for bathroom aids that are created especially to fit in with your current bathroom. Therefore, we have created a list of three helpful bathroom aids to help you with your daily bathing routine. Bath Lifts A bath lift is a great way to assist people disabled or elderly people when getting in…

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Quick Guide To The Inflatable Bathing Cushion

The latest addition to our range of inflatable bath lifts is the Bathing Cushion, a nylon coated polyurethane cushion which does not require installation. It is highly durable but exceptionally light and portable at only 2kg (4.4lbs). Because the Bathing Cushion does not need to be installed it can be used in any bath and can be easily tidied away or transported in a small holdall when visiting relatives or travelling on holiday. The bath lift is powered by a very quiet battery powered Airflo Compressor which has a level indicator, normal or high flow option. The unit is simple…

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Softrest VE Foam Mattress Review

This Visco Elastic Foam mattress is of the Sidhil range. Sidhil is a manufacturers of high quality equipment especially designed for the residential care and hospital environment, yet the equipment can also be used in the home too. Sidhil manufactures’ are at the leading edge of technology and have a team of health care specialists at hand. So it can be safely said that Sidhil have the great expertise needed to produce quality equipment. This VE mattress is extremely soft and is a non turning medium to high risk foam mattress. The mattress is versatile enough to be used on…

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