A Guide to Walking Stick Handles

Our range of walking sticks includes wooden, DerbyHandlealuminium and foldable options, designed for every need and lifestyle. The style best suited to you will depend on whether you plan to use your walking stick often or occasionally, and whether you’re looking for light support or something that can help significantly with balance, like a tripod cane. To help you choose, we’ve put together a quick guide to the various walking stick handle shapes that we offer, and outlined their advantages.

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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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Five Ways to Support Painful Wrists

Painful, stiff or sensitive wrists can render everyday tasks far more difficult than they used to be, whether the pain is the result of a long-term issue (such as arthritis, repetitive stress, or carpal tunnel syndrome) or a recent injury. Gripping handles or carrying heavy objects, in particular, should be avoided in order to prevent any additional strain on the joint. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together five helpful tips for those adapting to sensitive wrists, to help make life a little easier around the home. Ergonomic Handles Look for ergonomic grips on everyday tools, which will make them…

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What products qualify for VAT relief for the disabled?

If you have a long-term illness or are disabled, the government permits tax relief on selected products and services in order to help this demographic achieve the independence that others do in their daily lives. So what exactly does this include? VAT Relief products are available exclusively to those who are deemed chronically sick or disabled and are of use for personal and domestic use only. It’s important to remember that this does not include those who may be elderly but are otherwise able. According to the HM Revenue and Customs, goods and services that can be bought without paying…

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