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Caring for someone with a disability

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Caring for someone with a disability

Caring for someone with a disability Caring for someone with a disability can be tiring – both physically and emotionally. It doesn’t matter if they are an older or a younger person with a disability, the support of family, friends and community services is important. If you’re caring for someone with a disability, you’re not alone. There are a number of services, resources and support to help you in your caring role. What services are available? Aged care services that can provide support for the older person you care for include: home maintenance and modifications including repairs, garden maintenance and installation...

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How to Use Kylie Bed Protector Sheets

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How to Use Kylie Bed Protector Sheets

What is Kylie Bed Protector Sheets? The KylieTM Ultra Absorbent Bedding Protection range is durable, waterproof, washable and manufactured to the highest quality using the most advanced technology. The soft, quilted surface allows fluid to more easily pass through to the revolutionary fibre construction, which has been developed for superior bed protection. The durable layers of the bedding range guarantee a long lasting, easy maintenance product. You’ll always feel secure, dry and most important of all, comfortable so you can sleep with confidence. Ideal for Bed Use.   Kylie Bedding and Washable Protection Technology Our research and design team have formulated a fibre composition that...

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Choosing a walking stick

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Choosing a walking stick

Choosing a walking stick Walking sticks are made from various materials. Metal and carbon fibre sticks tend to be stronger than wooden ones, and some are height adjustable, whereas wooden walking sticks will need to be cut to the correct height.  It is very important that your walking stick is the right height for you, otherwise it can be potentially unsafe and can't be used for bearing weight. The handles of walking sticks also come in a variety of shapes, ranging from the conventional crook handle and T handle to a 'swan neck', designed to make the stick feel balanced,...

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How to exercise in a Wheelchair

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How to exercise in a Wheelchair

Benefits of Stretching Exercises for Wheelchair Users Studies have been conducted and proven worldwide that stretching exercises provide a variety of benefits to wheelchair users. Benefits include increased flexibility, improved circulation, stress relief, improved posture, enhanced coordination, increased energy levels, reduced muscle tension and joint range of motion.   Stretching Exercises for Wheelchair Users For the first exercise you will want to hold your left elbow with your right hand. Gently pull your elbow behind your head until a gentle stretch is felt in your shoulder or back of your upper arm. You will then repeat the same steps for...

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Choosing a Wheelchair Cushion

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Choosing a Wheelchair Cushion

When many wheelchair users think of a seat cushion, comfort comes to mind. However, a seat cushion provides benefits well beyond comfort, including pressure management and positioning that can reduce fatigue and enhance seated balance throughout the day. Surely, not everyone's positioning and sense of comfort is the same, so understanding cushion technologies is key to selecting the right cushion for you. Seat Cushions are designed to offer: Comfort Pressure management Positioning Increased sitting stability Indeed, there are many wheelchair cushions available - including foam, gel, and air technologies - and in understanding the benefits and limitations of each one,...

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