The ArmRX Arm Glove is a cast or prosthesis protector designed to protect upper extremity casts, prostheses, lacerations, surgical sites, or skin conditions from exposure to water while showering. These long, disposable clear polyethylene gloves extend above the elbow and are held in place by two adjustable hook-and-loop straps at the top.
The Automatic Liquid Soap Dispenser, model 8360, is a liquid soap dispenser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. As the user places a hand under the unit's plastic dolphin, a photocell detects the hand and the dolphin automatically dispenses a predetermined amount of liquid soap. Red eyes on the dolphin light as soap dispenses. Made from ABS and PP plastic, the unit has a skid-free base and is wall mountable. It holds up to eight ounces of standard liquid soap. POWE
The Portable Bath in Bed, model PBB-1, is a bed shower designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities. This system consists of a soft, flexible under liner surrounded by a lightweight, collapsible aluminum frame that supports the liner to create a bathtub; a shower unit with an electric pump to dispense water with the capacity to provide one continuous 10.5-minute shower; a flexible hose that connects to the under liner and the included waste water collection bottl
The Bath Kit is a long-handled footbrush designed for use by individuals with back or hip disabilities or difficulty bending to wash their feet. This unit consists of an extra-long plastic handle with a footbrush mounted just below the sponge tip. The unit includes interchangeable rounded foot sponges and bullet-shaped toe sponges (two of each are included).
Bath Temperature & Overflow Alert is a unit that shows a digital display of the water temperature in the bath. It is designed for use individuals with neurological impairments such as multiple sclerosis. Bath Temperature & Overflow Alert helps prevent scalds or burns and also allows the user set the level of water required. Suction cups are used to attach the unit to the bath at the required water level. Two prongs extending from the bottom activates the alarm, which beeps when the wat
The Body Buddy is a lotion applicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This soft vinyl, non-absorbent applicator band has a handle loop at each end and provides extra reach to apply moisturizers to hard-to-reach places. The lotion is absorbed into the skin with nothing left on the band, The band can be used to reach the back, legs, or the bottoms of the feet. The band can be used to apply lotions, medicated ointment, or sunscreen and is ma
Care Socks, model MWH01, are socks intended for swollen foot problems. The sock is large enough to fit over a cast and is made out of 100% preshrunk cotton. SIZES: Medium/Large and Extra-large. WARRANTY: Unconditional lifetime guarantee.
The Cover Up Shower Collar is a plastic bib esigned to protect a tracheostomy or stoma in the shower. It is also for use during shampooing or shaving.The contoured fitting collar has Velcro closure that fits people who have necks that are between 9 and 19 inches in diameter. DIMENSIONS (WxH): 9 x 7.5 inches.
Long handled footbrush with sponge and brush. Contoured 25 inch handle with wrist strap. Lightweight, unbreakable polymer plastic handle. Removable sponge tip for between toe cleaning.
Dr. Joseph's Diabetic Foot Kit is a footbrush and inspection mirror set designed for use by individuals with diabetes and mobility disabilities or arthritis. This kit includes a long-handled brush, an adjustable inspection mirror, two small sponges for cleaning between toes and applying medication, a larger sponge for general cleaning, and a monafilament for testing foot sensation. The assorted sponges, the brush, and the mirror snap on to the long plastic handle. A wrist strap is also included.
Dr. Joseph's Universal ADL Accessories are a footbrush, inspection mirror, dressing hook, leg lifter, and shoe horn designed for use by individuals with diabetes and mobility disabilities or arthritis. Designed to provide hygiene, inspection, and care of the lower leg, ankle, and foot, the components are available individually to enable the user to select only those items that are needed. Available components include the universal long handle only, the universal handle with footbrush, a packag
The Economy Hip/Knee Kit includes five products designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities following hip or knee replacement surgery. The kit includes a reacher, shoe horn, sock aid with cords and built-up foam handle, dressing stick and a contoured bath sponge. These devices are designed to help users avoid bending, standing or turning at the hip when bathing, dressing and performing other activities in the home. The kit comes in a plastic bag. DIMENSIONS: Th
The Foot Lifter is designed for anyone who has difficulties raising or reaching their feet. This device helps these individuals raise and reach their feet. The device can get wet, with its "T" connector vents letting water out. Rubber foot straps conform to any foot size.
The FootMate System is a suction mounted foot brush and foot massage brush designed for people who are unable to reach their feet to clean them and people with arthritis, back pain, diabetes, foot ulcers and circulatory disabilities. This system has a base with suction cups that can be mounted on the floor or wall of a bath or shower. Footpads on either side ensure that the FootMate stays in place on surfaces where suction cups do not easily adhere. The user rubs his or her foot on the brush so
The Freedom Wand is a toileting aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This sanitary, multi-purpose, multi-length portable, toilet tissue aid consists of three pieces: The head, the extension, and the handle. The head is equipped with four retractable fingers to grasp toilet tissue, a square-handled straight razor, a loofah, or ointment applicator. The slide button releases the item being held or releases tissue into the toilet. The unit can be used wi
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY
PURPOSE: To provide methods of drying after bathing for seniors and individuals with arthritis, mobility disabilities, and other physical disabilities. Suggestions include substituting a terry cloth robe for a traditional towel and cutting a large stip of towelling and attaching web or cloth loop handles to create a towel with hand grips. Cutting the bottom off a robe creates a "bath jacket" to reduce chilling when bathing takes some time. Attaching a terry cloth pouch over
Thermostatic and pressure balanced water valve for bathtub or shower. Safety stop at 100 degrees fahrenheit.
The Happy Feet Shower Brush is a foot brush designed for use by individuals with lower extremity disabilities or who have difficulty bending or stretching. The brush is placed on the shower floor and feet are cleansed and massaged as the feet are rubbed across the bristles. The herbal soap in the center creates lather. The brush has an adhesive-back hook to hang the brush on the wall when not in use. The set includes two bars of soap.
The Heeler, model 53011, is an inflatable pillow designed to reduce pressure sores and skin breakdown associated with long periods of bed rest. Use of the unit may help to decrease pain by eliminating presure points, improving venous return from an extremity, and decreasing pain in the extremity as edema diminishes. The unit may be used to protect injured feet, ankles, lower legs or knees, hands, arms, and elbows. It may also be used as a cast protector. The Heeler consists of a rectangular
The Invisia Soap Dish with Integrated Bath Safety Rail Grab Bar is a soap holder with wall grab bar designed for use by individuals with balance, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities. This unit comprises a removable round Dupont Corian soap dish surrounded by a circular stainless steel grab bar. This unit has concealed mounting screws and three points of contact with the wall. CAPACITY: 350 pounds. COLOR: White powdercoat, brushed nickel, or triple-plated chrome.
Isagel is a no rinse soap designed to provide instant sanitizing for hand cleansing. Gentle enough to be used repeatedly, it kills up to 99.5 percent of germs in 30 seconds. SIZES: 2 fluid ounce, 4 fluid ounce or 21 fluid ounce bottles.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized bracket and ladder system for use in getting in and out of the bath unaided for a person with mobility disabilities. A bracket is mounted on a stainless steel plate, and a fixed stainless steel tube is welded onto the plate. A smaller diameter inner tube with a 500 millimeter (mm) long piece of tube is welded at 90 degrees, creating an L-shape that sits in the outer tube and rotates from flush against the wall to 90 degrees from the wall. Hangi
The Long-Reach Lotion Applicator, model 224269, is a lotion applicator designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. This applicator has a long, slightly curved handle with a round head. Filling the head with lotion or bath gel and rubbing the head's 19 floating massage balls over the hard-to-reach areas. The applicator head can also be used without the handle. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 16 inches long and the head is 3.5 inches in diameter.
The Lotion Applicator is designed to enable individuals with mobility and upper extremity disabilities to apply lotion to difficult to reach places. This applicator can be used with lotions, creams, suntan oil, sports creams, and topical medications. This device features a long, built-up, ribbed handle with a thumb rest attached to a round pad holder for cream application. The handle is angled in two places for maneuverability and the pad may be replaced when worn. OPTIONS: A set of two replacem
The Moen Grab Bar Shower Holder is a holder for handshower designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, balance, mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or severe spinal cord injury. This unit attaches to most vertical, horizontal, or diagonal grab bars without tools and accommodates most handshowers.
DIMENSIONS: Fits grab bars 1.25 to 1.5 inches in diameter. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty.
Valve for showerhead or tub spout. Volume and temperature setting operate independently. High temperature limit stop standard on all units. Pressure balance operation.
No-Rinse Body Bath is a no rinse soap for bathing people with mobility and severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury or others who are unable to bathe themselves. This concentrated soap, which has an odor eliminator, is diluted with warm water, 1 ounces per quart of water. The solution applied with washcloth, then towelled dry. Available in 2, 8, 16 ounce and 1 gallon sizes. Moisturizing lotion for body and face slows down moisture loss.
No-Rinse Body Wash is a no rinse soap for bathing people with mobility and severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury or others who are unable to bathe themselves. This alcohol-free, which has an odor eliminator and moisturizer, is mild enough to use on the perineal region of the body. The solution applied with washcloth, then toweled dry. Available in 2 and 8 ounce containers.
Peri-Wash II is a no-rinse soap designed for use by individuals who are unable to bathe conventionally. The spray-on cleanser contains no dyes or perfumes, is medicated and aniseptic, moisturizes, and controls odor. SIZES: This product is available in 4-ounce ($2.56) or 8-ounce ($4.09) pump spray bottles.
Restore Clean 'N Moist No Rinse Skin Protectant is no rinse soap designed for use by individuals with compromised skin at risk for skin breakdown. This spray forms a transparent, non-petroleum barrier that facilitates hydration. Pleasantly scented and non-irritating, this spray also contains mild cleansers. The product comes in a 12-ounce spray bottle.
The Roll a Lotion Massager and Lotion Applicator is a dual functioning device designed to enable individuals with mobility and upper extremity disabilities to simultaneously apply lotion to difficult-to-reach places while massaging their muscles. Fill the Roll a Lotion Massager and Lotion Applicator with moisturizer, oil or foaming bath gel. Then the 19 rolling balls will begin to soothe and invigorate muscles as they work to evenly massage in the liquid. The extra-long removable handle makes re
The Roll Easy Lotion Applicator is designed for use by individuals with impaired upper extremity strength and/or range of motion. The lotion applicator massages the body while applying ointments, creams, lotions, and medications. It comes with two different massage rollers. The inverterd roller hugs the body's natural curves and can be used to apply lotions to the arms, legs, and neck and the round roller is intended for use on the back. A pivoting head on the handle allows the rollers to be use
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Plastic tube used as a bathtub plug to keep water from getting too deep. A piece of semi rigid plastic tubing about 6 inches long, small enough to fit in the plug hole of a bathtub, is wound with plastic insulation tape to make it a good push fit. This can be pushed out with the toe, or a cord or chain can be attached to the top to allow it to be pulled out. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: L
The Safetemp II Pressure Balance Valve, model GS-105, is a temperature control valve that maintains shower or bath water temperatures within a comfort zone by equalizing hot and cold water pressure. This is a washerless rough-in valve with maintenance stops, made of rough brass. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty.
Valves only, or tub spout and shower head combinations. Can be set not to turn past hot temperature limit. Pressure balance available. Most have integral volume flow control.
Seal-Tight is a waterproof sleeve designed to protect plaster and synthetic casts, bandages, skin, prostheses, splints, and burns while bathing. These reusable bags have a watertight seat. SIZE: Adult and pediatric sizes available. COLOR: Clear.
The Sensor Soap Pump is a liquid soap or lotion dispenser designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This automatic unit dispenses soap touch-free when the user places a hand under the sensor. An LED light timer blinks for 20 seconds to indicate how long to lather for germ-free hands. Four volume settings allow the pump to dispense preset amounts of soap or lotion. The unit holds 14 ounces of soap or lotion. POWER: U
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Protective collar allows tracheostomy patients to shower. Collar prevents water from entering tracheostomy and blocking air passage. Pattern for collar is drawn from Sansplint XR, a rigid, moldable splinting material resistant to shrinkage. Two measurements are required: 1) from just above the arch of the cricoid notch, and 2) the circumference of the neck from the outer edges of each ear. Collar is molded onto patient's neck. A trough is formed along
The Shower Sentry System is a shower and water temperature control system designed to prevent scalding for those with reduced sensation or slower reaction times. The system reduces the volume of water required for an effective shower and automatically shuts off when the water temperature reaches 115 degrees Fahrenheit. This enables the user to take a hot shower, but prevents scalding caused by the excessively high water temperatures produced by hot water heaters typically set at 140 degrees or h
Plastic protector to keep cast and bandages dry during bathing or showering. Polyurethane. Adjustable gripper strip to seal opening. User applied and reusable. Youth or adult sizes for full leg or arm, lower leg or arm.
Cast protector. Keeps arm and leg casts dry while in shower or bath. Vinyl bag with neoprene and velcro closure. Large size, 15 by 46 inches fits all leg casts. Small size 10 by 33 inches fits all arm casts.
The ShowerSafe Waterproof Cast & Bandage Cover is a cast protector made of a durable, reusable and pliable plastic designed to protect casts, wounds, and bandages dry during showering or bathing. Nine different models are available for the Arm, Leg, Elbow/Knee, and Foot/Ankle. SIZES: Arm and leg models come in Small, Medium, and Large. Elbow/Knee model comes in Small and Large. One size fits all for the Foot/Ankle model.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adapted towel to assist person with limited arm motion. Webbing or twill tape loops are sewn to each end of a towel allowing the towel to be used as a sling. The towel should be approximately 38 by 20 inches. Fold the towel in half lengthwise and stitch the long side together. Cut the tape into two pieces 11 inches long. Position the tape at each corner forming a loop and stitch. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: sewing. AUTHOR: Kernaleguen, A. TIT
Soapy Soles is a footbrush designed for use by individuals with arthritis or balance or mobility disabilities. This PVC plastic foot-shaped brush secures to the shower or tub floor with 31 suction cups. Dispensing soap or body wash on the brush enables the 1,500 fingers of the brush to massage and cleanse the foot as it is rubbed on the brush. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 5 inches. COLOR: Light blue, green, or purple.
The Toe Washer is a long handled sponge designed to aid individuals with mobility disabilities, arthritis, hip replacement, or diabetes to care for their toes. The unit consists of a terry cloth pad covering a wire frame that fits between the toes. Two pads are included. DIMENSIONS: 28 inches long.
The Under-Toe Washer is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury or arthritis or anyone having trouble bending or reaching either foot. The device consists of a stick with a soft built-up handle on one end and a sponge on the other end. The sponge fits between the toes, and it can be removed and replaced. Replacement sponges are sold separately. DIMENSIONS: The entire washer is 25 inches long. The sponge (LxWxD) is 1.