The Button Hook/Zipper Pull Combo is a button hook and a zipper pull designed to assist people with physical disabilities with dressing. One end of the handle has a button hook imbedded in it and the opposite end holds a zipper pull. Model 30086 has a standard handle and Model 30085 has a ribbed handle. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.
The Combination Dressing Stick and Shoehorn is a long-handled and shoehorn and dressing stick designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of hard, durable plastic, this device features a large angled hook that holds and pulls clothing, and a long, notched shoehorn at the opposite end for removing socks. This aid also features a push/pull pointer for opening and closing drawers and doors, turning on and off light switches, and retrievi
The Complete Hip Kit is designed for use by individuals who have had a hip replacement or who have mobility disabilities. The kit includes a Savanah Toilet Seat (see also separate entry), a long-handled sponge for bathing, a dressing stick, a long-handled shoe horn, a Sock Notch sock aid to assist in putting on socks without bending, and a standard-size Handi-Reacher (see separate entry). DIMENSIONS: The Savanah Toilet Seat is 4 inches tall,
The Deluxe Dressing Stick, models A69820 and A6983, is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, arthritis or reaching difficulties. This device is intended to assist with putting on and removing clothing. It can also be use to push and pull objects. This dressing stick is comprised of a wooden dowel with reinforced hook at one end. DIMENSIONS (L): 19 inches (model A69820) or 26 inches (A6983); the dowell has a dia
The Deluxe Dressing Stick, models NC28575, NC28576 and NC28628, is designed to help those with limited reach and physical disabilities put on and remove clothing. The birch shaft features a plastic-coated, two-pronged hook at one end and a smaller single hook at the other end. DIMENSIONS: The stick is 5/8 inch in diameter and 27 inches long (NC28575), 18 inches long (NC28576), and 27.5 inches long (NC28628, collapsible to 14.5 inches). WEIGHT: 5 ounces (NC285575) and 3 ounces (NC28576).
Deluxe Dressing Stick And Sock Aid is ideal for hip surgery clients to put on socks, stockings or other clothing. Normal hand function is necessary for fastening garter clips and manipulating socks. Garters are positioned in a way, that they release by a downward push.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hook device to pull up pants and other clothing. Instructions for a device made of a strong wire bent double with the wires 1/2 inch apart, the end bent again to form a hook. The other end is crimped into a piece of 5/8 inch tubing. The hook end is fastened through loops on pants and the pants can be pulled up without bending over. Loops may need to be sewn on other items of clothing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: M
---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself assistive device for individuals with arthritis, recovering from surgery, and/or limited flexibility to dress themselves. Step 1: Use duct tape to fasten the wood block to the pole. Attach the wood block about 2 inches from the end of the pole and secure the block with tape at the top and bottom. Ensure the block is sturdy and unlikely to move. Duct tape makes this project quick and easy to complete without drilling any hole
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Dowels with hooks on one end to pull up clothing which has had loops sewn on the sides, for someone with arthritis or difficulty in bending down. Two pieces of dowel about 2 feet long and the best diameter for ease of grasping, with cup hooks screwed into one end, to be used to pull up clothing, such as pants and skirts, which have had fabric loops sewn into them. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Sargent, J V TITLE: An Easier Way: H
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
DressEZ is a combination long-handled shoe horn with a built up handle and dressing stick designed to assist people with difficulty bending or other physical disabilities in performing dressing tasks. The DressEZ has a push-pull "S" hook at one end with smooth, round edges, and a rubberized coating. The shoehorn at the other end also has smooth, rounded edges. The intervening shaft is thick for ease in grasping. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches long.
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or mobility disabilities to dress independently. To make this device, pre-drill starter holes in each end of dowel. Insert dowel into pipe insulation, if desired. Put a dab of glue in one hole of in the dowel. Twist the cup holder into hole, being careful not to split dowel. Put a dab of glue in open hole at other end of dowel. Twist the hat/coat hook into hole, being careful not to split dow
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or mobility disabilities to dress independently. The dressing stick can be used to pull up trousers, pull a shirt or sweater up onto a shoulder, an pull socks up. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making a dressing stick from materials readily available at hardware stores: a dowel and a plasti
The Dressing Stick is designed for use by individuals who have difficulty reaching or bending while dressing. Both models have a large hook at one end to assist in pulling on shirts and sweaters or in pulling up skirts or pants. A smaller hook at the other end aids in pulling zippers or shoelace loops. The folding model has a center joint for folding. DIMENSIONS: The Dressing Stick is 24 inches long and the folding model is 27.5 inches long and folds to 14.5 inches long for transport and storage
The Dressing Stick, model DA-5201, is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or mobility disabilities. It has a smooth wooden shaft with a large plastic coated "C" hook at one end and a push/pull hook at the other, and can be used to position clothing. DIMENSIONS: 690 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 127 grams.
The Dressing Sticks with Garter Clips, model F73879, are designed to assist individuals to dress without excessive bending over, or raising their legs. The pair of long handled wooden sticks have cloth tape extensions with garter clips for pulling slips, skirts, and other clothing into place. DIMENSIONS: 20 inches long.
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 Economy Reacher and Dressing Stick, model 2109 is a dressing stick designed to aid individuals with mobility disabilities and spinal cord injury in putting on and removing clothing. This lightweight reacher/dressing stick features a small C-hook at one end and a large plastic-coated push/pull hook at the other. DIMENSIONS: Weighs less than 5 ounces. The shaft is 26 inches long.
The Extra Long Dressing Stick, model A698400, is an extra long dressing stick designed to aid individuals with mobility disabilities and spinal cord injury in putting on and removing clothing. The device consists of a wooden dowel with a two-level hook on one end and a smaller hook on the other. The dressing stick can be used to push or pull objects.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with upper extremity disabilities to perform dressing tasks. The dressing stick is made of lightweight aluminum bar with a brass center pivot to allow the device to fold in half. A piece of aluminum at one end was formed to make two hooks, one for pushing and one for pulling. DIMENSIONS: 450 millimeters long when open and 280 millimeters long when folded. TITLE: Best Dressed. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 21 no. 3, Spring 2001: p.13. PAGES (includi
The Hip Kit III, model 665-321, is a long-handled sponge, long-handled shoe horn, dressing stick, sock aid, and a reacher designed for use by individuals with reduced reaching capabilities, including individuals with upper extremity, hip replacement, mobility disabilities. The set includes a standard Handi-Reacher; a round, long-handled sponge; a dressing stick; a Sock Notch; and a long-handled shoe horn. DIMENSIONS: The Handi-Reacher is 24 inches long. The dressing stick is 26 inches long, and
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Dressing stick for use by people with limited reach. Illustrates a dressing stick made by removing the hook from a wooden coat hanger and putting a rubber thimble (or baby bottle nipple) on one end. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 3 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1182 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device which can be used as a dressing stick or zipper pull for those with limited range of motion. Illustrates device made with a 1/2 inch diameter dowel of whatever length needed with a cup hook screwed into one end. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 1 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 25 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1181 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.
Mabis DMI Deluxe Reach Extender Hip Kit is designed for those that may need assistance in reaching due to hip surgery, back surgery or anyone with bending or reaching difficulties. The kit is also ideal for those with limited range of motion.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the ability to dress for those who cannot bend or have stiff joints. Two hangers, duct tape and a metal pole make up this device. COMMENTS: Designed originally for a man with a constricting knee cast, the Pants, Sock, Shoe Dressing Aid was created to help those who cannot bend, or have a hard time putting on their clothes. The device allows them to do so independently.
The Quantum Reacher is designed to assist individuals with limited reach or who need assistance in reaching objects without significant bending or stretching. This reacher features a plastic pistol grip, a neoprene-lined plastic claw, and an aluminum shaft. The trigger control mechanism allows the user to control the width of the opening of the gripper claw and to lock the claw in position. The reacher also features a hook on the top for pulling objects or dressing assistance, and a magnet in th