The 3M Safety Bath Mat is a bathtub mat designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. Made from pressure-sensitive 3M Safety-Walk vinyl material, the mat is comfortable to the skin and can be cleaned in the same way as a tub. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 12 x 24 or 12 x 30 inches. COLOR: Clear or white.
The 3M Sill Mat is a bathtub mat designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. Made from pressure-sensitive 3M Safety-Walk vinyl material, the mat is used on the sill of the tub for added safety. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 6 x 24 or 12 x 30 inches. COLOR: Clear or white.
The Shoulder Mounted Shampoo Rinse Tray is designed to use for washing users' hair. It mounts on the shoulders and is held by two foam-padded flaps that hang in front of the shoulders. A curved neck rest provides a comfortable support. Water drains into the sink without making a mess.
The Angled Ergonomic Long Handle Bath Sponges are bathing aids bent at a 90° angle designed for users with limited mobility to help make reaching to wash the back easier for them and promote independent bathing. A person with limited shoulder motion will find it is difficult to reach the middle of their back when using a straight handle bathing sponge. The angled handle of this long sponge makes it easy for the round or contoured sponge head to clean hard to reach areas. The handle has a large b
The Angled Swiveling Back Scrubber is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with reduced shoulder movement or who have difficulty bending to wash their feet and legs. The replaceable round sponge swivels at the end of the long handle. OPTIONS: A bag of two replacement sponges is available. DIMENSIONS: The sponge is 3.75 inches in diameter and the handle is 23 inches long.
The Aqua Sensitive Wash Gloves are disposable washcloths designed for use by caregivers of individuals with severe physical disabilities or incontinence that have sensitive skin. These gloves are intended to eliminate the use for soap and water when bathing people with sensitive skin, such as infants. They are made of a polyester viscose blend that is pre-moistened with hypoallergenic, perfume-free washing lotion that dries quickly and does not require rinsing with water or drying. They also hav
The Aqua Sport-Outdoor Wash Gloves are disposable washcloths designed for use by caregivers of individuals with severe physical disabilities or incontinence. These gloves are intended to eliminate the use for soap and water when bathing people outdoors or immediately after taking part in sports. They are made of a polyester viscose blend that is pre-moistened with hypoallergenic washing lotion that dries quickly and does not require rinsing with water or drying. It also has a protective liner de
The Aqua Total Hygiene Wash Gloves are disposable washcloths designed for use by caregivers of individuals with severe physical disabilities or incontinence. These gloves are intended to eliminate the use for soap and water when bathing people. They are made of a polyester viscose blend that is pre-moistened with hypoallergenic washing lotion that dries quickly and does not require rinsing with water or drying. Other features include a protective liner designed to protect caregivers against bac
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 Assistive Device Kit, model A665322, is a long-handled sponge, long-handled shoe horn, and a reacher designed for use by individuals with reduced reaching capabilities, including individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities. The set includes a standard Handi-Reacher; a round, long-handled sponge; and a long-handled shoe horn.
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 Back Scrubber is a back scrubber designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This plastic scrubber has textured, fish-shaped handles to aid in holding for scrubbing the entire back. One side massages, the other stimulates. The scrubber can be cleaned by rinsing under warm water and air drying. DMENSIONS (LxW): 41 x 2.75 inches.
The Back Spa Back Scrubber is a back scrubber designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. Made with soft bristles and an ergonomic handle, this back scrubber is designed for massaging and cleaning the back without the need for twisting or turning body movements. The opposite side of the Back Spa has well-placed bumps for a deeper massage or rubs. COLOR: Pearl blue.
The Bamboo Bath Mat is a bathtub or shower mat designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. Made of genuine bamboo slats, this after-shower or after-bath step-out mat features non-slip backing that helps keep it in place to avoid slipping when the user exits the shower or tub. This mat is also water resistant and has a finished poly stitched border. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 34 x 21 inches.
The Bath and Scrub Sponges are long-handled sponges designed to assist people with limited reach or difficulty bending with bathing. The sponges are made of soft, non-irritating polyfoam with plastic handles that can be shaped with a heat gun. The sub sponge has a loofah-style surface on one side and is available in the round style. The bath sponges are available with round or contoured styles, and in long or short lengths. DIMENSIONS: The scrub sponge measures 22 inches long with a 5-inch diam
Baby Bather is designed for use by infants and toddlers who required additional support during bathing activities. The Baby Bather is designed to fit on the base of the bathtub. The Bather holds the baby securely allowing you to concentrate on washing using two hands. Made from hygienic polypropene with a soft PVC mattress, the Bather has an adjustable backrest for ease of positioning on the bath.
DIMENSIONS: Backrest length: 480 millimeters, seat Length 200 millimeters, backrest width 360 milli
The Bath Buddy Mitt is designed for children with sensory disabilities to provide proprioceptive feedback to improve grip. The mitts can be used as a puppet for children who need to increase finger flexibility. They can be also be used as a “helper” while feeding, or by children who enjoy toys in the bath. They are made of a 100% cotton exterior with a thin layer of foam and nylon interior. Mitts maintains their shape.
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).
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To provide a means of independent bathing for people with arthritis, spinal cord injury, or neurological, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This artice, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up," describes how to make a bath mitt that secures to the user's hand with Velcro. Placing a bar of soap inside the mitt before fastening the Velcro enables the user to create a lather for bathing without having to grasp and manipulate a bar of soap and a washcl
The Bath Wipe Impreva Bath is designed for individuals who have limited upper body mobility and find it difficult to adequately wipe themselves. The wipes provides adequate cleansing and moisturizing for head-to-toe bathing. The wipes are Dermatologist-tested, Aloe and Vitamin E formula; hypoallergenic, gentle and non-irritating and can be used on all areas of the body.
The Bathmaster Sonaris 2 is designed to assist users with limited mobility and balance and their caregivers during transfers in and out of the bathtub. This version has a weight capacity of 375 pounds.
The Bathmaster Sonaris Bath Lift is a portable, powered bath lift designed for the elderly and those persons with lower extremity disabilities. A built-in safety mechanism ensures that the Bathmaster Sonaris Bath Lift will not lower if there is insufficient charge in the battery to raise the user. Easy-to-use single button operation enables the user to descend, keeping the backrest upright and large side flaps allow for ease of transfer. An audible bleep and warning light on the Bathmaster Sonar
The Bathtub Safety Mat is a bathtub mat designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. Hundreds of suction cups anchor the mat to the bottom of the tub to provide a slip-resistant surface while bathing. SIZES: Medium (model 1177) or large (model 1177A). DIMENSIONS (LxW): 15.75 x 27.5 inches (medium) or 15.75 x 35.5 inches (large). COLOR: White.
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
Cardinal Health Shower Chair without Back is a shower aid device designed for individuals with limited mobility, arthritis, or leg amputations. Anodized aluminum frame with non-marring, slip-resistant rubber tips and multiple handholds make this bath seat a safe solution for showering. Seat constructed of high-density plastic with drainage holes. Tool-free assembly with all hardware and detailed instructions included.
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.
Carex Enablers Safety Treads, model EN33CRD, are designed to prevent slipping in tubs, showers, and on stairs. Sold in sets of eight, these waterproof treads are self-stick and can be installed on virtually any clean, dry surface. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 10 x 0.75 inches.
Back brush. Tubular shaped bathing brush with long cords at either end facilitates bathing for persons with limited range of motion in upper extremities. Brush is made of monofilament bristles which progressively toughen with use, conditioning skin. Cords are nylon with rubber interior. Shatter proof handles. Cords disengage from brush when 60 pounds pressure is exceeded. Brush does not retain water or soap following rinse. 2 hour drying time. Materials will not mildew or rust.
The Collapsible Water Dam for Roll-In Showers is a barrier designed for people with disabilities who have roll-in showers. Collapsible Water Dams create a barrier to keep water from leaking out of your curbless shower. This Collapsible Water Dam with its finished end caps helps create a safe bathing environment. The Water Dam is designed to collapse when it is stepped on or rolled over and then return to its original shape. Resists stains, mold, and bacteria.
The Columbia Medical Supreme Reclining Bath Chair is an articulating bath chair designed for people with limited mobility to use. The seat and back sections independently articulate 15 different positions and offer full head and trunk support and 2 positioning belts are included as standard. This chair consists of non-slip rubber feet for secure stability. Seat and back sections adjust independently for multiple positions. Lightweight. Stronger than standard PVC connectors and tubs for increased
Comfort Bath is a pack of disposable washcloths designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities who need to bathe in bed. Each cloth is saturated with a rinse-free cleansing and moisturizing formula that includes vitamin E and aloe. The pH is 3.5 to 4.5, close to the normal skin pH of.45 to 5.5. The cloths can be microwaved to provide a warm bath. These soft, durable washcloths are made with TENCEL fiber and are completely disposable. OPTIONS: Fragrance-fr
The Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths is designed for individuals who have limited upper body mobility and find it difficult to adequately wipe themselves or who suffer from incontinence. The washcloths gently clean, soothe and protect skin in one step. Each thick washcloth is soaked with rinse-free cleansers, moisturizers, and an exclusive ingredient to eliminate odors. Comfort Shield's formula helps seal out wetness, relieving the skin irritation that often accompanies incontinence.
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 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.
The Curved Bath Brush, model 6327, is a long-handled brush designed for use by individuals with arthritis or upper extremity disabilities. This brush has a long curved handle that allows user’s reach their neck, shoulders and back when bathing. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 38 inches long. COLOR: White.
The Curved Bath Brush, model SW4392, is a long-handled brush designed for use by individuals with arthritis or upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight brush has a curved aluminum handle to reach over the shoulder and around the waist.The brush head has smooth nylon bristles. DIMENSIONS: 16 inches wide. WEIGHT: 12 ounces. COLOR: The handle is white.
The Deluxe Bath Safety Mat is a bathtub mat designed to prevent slipping for people with balance, mobility, or lower extremity disabilities. Extra large for complete coverage, suction cups over the bottom surface anchor the mat to the tub or shower floor. DIMENSIONS (WxL):16 x 41.25 inches. COLOR: Model B3416B is blue and model B3416C is cream.
The Deluxe Suction Nail Brush, model SW4395, is designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or other upper extremityh disabilities causing limited grasp, hand strength, or dexterity. Two large suction cups on the back of the brush secure it to smooth surfaces and keep it level while in use. One end of the brush has shorter, harder bristles to facilitate getting under the nails. The bristles at the other end of the brush are longer and softer for use on fingers and hands. DIMENSIONS
Disposable Washcloths, model 6142, are designed to replace cotton washcloths. They are absorbent, lint free and can be reused. Size: 11 x 13 inches.
DIY Adjustable Shower Head Rail is designed for use by individuals with endurance, balance, and lower extremity disabilities. It is an adjustable shower head rail to accommodate a full range of users, from a sitting position to standing position.
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 Drive Folding Universal Sliding Transfer Bench is designed for users with poor balance, injury, or limited mobility who need assistance transferring in and out of the tub. The transfer bench slides left and right along frame for easy entry into and out of tub. Features seat height that is adjustable in 1/2 inches increments, and a removable soap dish as well as a safety net to catch dropped personal items and prevent bending. Includes seat belt for added safety.
The Dual Sided Back Scrubber is designed for individuals with arthritis or limited mobility to user during bathing. The scrubber is a bath brush and body massager in one. The product helps stimulate circulation and massage sore muscles. The dual sided luxury cleans, massages, and exfoliates. The Dual Sided Back Scrubber is made of soft rubberized plastic measuring 34 inch long by 5 inches wide. Over 1500 cleaning bristles and 49 energizing nodules that clean and massage your entire body without
The DuraTilt Tilt-in-Space PVC Shower Chair is designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, lower extremity disabilities, and spinal cord injury. The DuraTilt PVC shower commode chair is easy to clean, Duralife PVC won't chip, dent, or peel. Extra large casters make the DuraTilt Tilt-in-Space Shower Chair easy to push and pivot. Push-button operation allows the shower chair to tilt, with three positions to accommodate the needs of all users. It was designed to cradle clients in a
The Easiseat is a home furniture piece that helps individuals use the toilet and have increased mobility in the home. It is designed for individuals with decreased mobility. The main feature is the toilet accessibility. While the individual is sitting on the seat, the seat moves onto the toilet. The person attached to the seat using a shoulder holder then is lifted up by the arms of the chair. The seat then moves away from toilet bowl leaving the user suspended over the bowl. The user is then lo
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 Etac BEAUTY Ergonomic Bathing Set is a long-handled bath and grooming kit designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These bathing aids are balanced to provide maximum power with minimal effort and strain on hands, arms and shoulders. Each product has a unique shape that makes reaching easier. The handles are oval and have a rough surface to provide a secure grip. The set includes a body washer, a back washer, and a hair washer. The body washer and the back washer hav
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY ---PURPOSE: To enable a person with limited or no hand strength to wring out a face or dish cloth. The article includes diagrams showing two versions of a mechanism to remove most of the water from a cloth without requiring finger or grip strength. In one version, a metal plate with a 90-degree bend is bolted to the edge of a kitchen or bathroom sink. A second plate with drain holes is connected to the lower edge of the first plate by a hinge. A handle is attached to the sec
The First Quality Prevail Adult Incontinence Washcloths, Model-WW-710 are designed for use by individuals who are incontinent or who cannot bathe in a tub or shower. The washcloth is made from spunlace fabric that is incredibly strong and soft. These washcloths are gentle on the skin and durable for effective cleaning while protecting the caregiver from tear through. The pop-up single hand dispensing and special lid design eliminates cross contamination of other wipes.
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
The Full-Length Bath Mat, model 162474, is a shower mat designed for use by individuals with mobility or balance disabilities or arthritis. Designed to cover the length and width of most tubs, this non-slip, machine-washable mat has more than 200 suction cups on the back to anchor it to the tub and provide cushioning. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 39.5 x 16 inches. COLOR: Blue, green, rose, or white.
The GatorGrip Bath Tub Mat is a removable slip-resistant coating for bathtubs designed for use by individuals with balance or walking disabilities. This mat is designed for peel and stick application and is suitable for all bathtub and shower types, including metal, porcelain, fiberglass, non-skid surfaces, etc. Designed to be extra-thick and soft, the mat has peel and stick adhesive that seals out mold and mildew, eliminating the need to remove it to clean underneath. The three-dimensional surf
GatorGrip Sheets are removable non-slip surfaces designed for use by individuals with balance disabilities. Each sheet has a peel and stick adhesive backing and a soft, non-slip suface for walking or standing. The sheets are made of a polymer psuedo-rubber that is chemically resistant to mold and mildew. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 42 x 64 inches. COLOR: Beige and white, black and gray, red and black, blue and white, green and white, gray and white, or pink and white.
The GatorGrip Shower Mat and GatorGrip Shower Pad are slip resistant coatings for showers designed for use by individuals with balance disabilities. These thick, soft removable mats/pads are made of a polymer psuedo-rubber that is chemically resistant to mold and mildew. They are affixed to the shower floor with a peel-and-stick adhesive backing. The mat has a center drain hole and fits most standard size showers with a center drain. The pad is designed for use in a shower with a drain to one si
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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 Guardian - Padded Transfer Bench/Shower Chair is a medical device designed for those with limited mobility to use while bathing. Provides comfort and extra security with suction cup feet for a secure grip to the tub floor. Commode seat is height adjustable so it accommodates most tubs. Features a backrest that adjusts for both left and right facing tubs.
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 Height Adjustable Tub Bar is designed for individuals with mobility and balance disabilities to use while bathing. It features a durable, white powder-coated steel construction that is easy to clean. The handle design provides secure hand positions. The stainless steel locking mechanism and non-wearing rubber pads provide scratch-proof security. Fits most tubs (not for use with fiberglass tubs). Tool-free installation.
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
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.
The Kitchen Pack is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or weakness. The pack is designed to be used independently by those with reduced hand function.
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 Handled Bath Sponge is designed for use by individuals who have upper extremity disabilities or who have difficulty bending. This sponge has a large round head and a long plastic handle with a hole for hanging. The handle may be heated and bent for easier grasping. DIMENSIONS: 18 inches long.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bath sponge on a long handle for a person with limited reach. Handled sponge made of a strip of 1/2 by 1/8 inch aluminum of whatever length is needed, two pieces of 3/8 by 1 by 4 inch wood for a handle, and a sponge (2 by 3 by 5 inches). The wood is grooved to fit the strip, and glued on; the sponge is cut in half and glued together over the other end of the strip, which can be bent to suit individual needs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Assembly. AUTH
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow independent washing of the feet to a person with limited reach or range of motion. Describes how to make a foot washer using a rubber or plastic bowl scraper or facsimile, lengthened with a strip of aluminum ( or facsimile) with a handle made of pieces of 3/8 by 1 by 4 inch wood; and a terry cloth bag with a drawstring that fits over the scraper. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap
The Long Scrub Sponge, models 6298 and 6299 are long handled sponges designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who have difficulty reaching or bending. The polyfoam/synthetic sponges features white plastic handles that can be customized with a heat gun and bent to a desired angle. The sponges are latex free and are treated with an antibacterial agent that prolongs sponge life. DIMENSIONS: The total length 22.5 inches.
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 Maddadapt Long-Handled Bath Sponge, Model F74122, is designed for individuals with limited arm movement to assist them with bathing. A round polyurethane sponge is mounted on a thumb-nut swivel attached to a polypropylene extension rod with a built-up handle. DIMENSIONS: Sponge is 4 inches in diameter and 2 inches thick; the handle is 4.5 inches long and 7/8 inches in diameter.
The Maddawash Terry Wash Mitt is designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This mitt is made of terrycloth with a small soap pocket designed to assist individuals in grasping a soap bar and to eliminate the need to bend over to pick up dropped soap. This mitt may be used for shower and bath use, or for washing dishes. The unit has elastic at the wrist and the top of the soap pocket to assure a snug fit. The mitt can be reversed for use with the other hand by turning the pocket
The Mobi Shower Trolley is a powered height adjustable shower trolley specifically designed to enable safe and easy washing or showering while in a reclined/supine position. It is designed to be mobile and easy to maneuver. The Mobi Shower Trolley can be easily wheeled to and from any wet-room, making it an ideal bathing solution for a wide range of care settings. Four locking castors prevent movement during transfer.? It is suitable for use with a wide number of hoists.
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.
The Momentum Bathtub is designed for the elderly, people with severe physical disabilities, any person who is not able to step in/out the bathtub/shower with the goal of allowing them some independence and giving them a way to bathe with minimal assistance. The bathtub is slip-resistant with a power-lift chair with an optional leg rest that swivels into and out of the tub. User must press of a button for the leg rest to swivel. The Momentum Bathtub combines Hydrovescent Therapy, which lessens ac
Valve for showerhead or tub spout. Volume and temperature setting operate independently. High temperature limit stop standard on all units. Pressure balance operation.
Mounted Brush is a product designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to help them care for their nails. Long soft nylon bristles. Good for one-handed cleaning. Two suction cups that adhere to flat surfaces.
The No Bend Scrubber, model F433, is a long handled sponge bent at efficient angle for household scrubbing. The handle is made of aluminum; the sponge is cellulose. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 25 inches long; the sponge is 3.5 x 4.5 x 2 inches.
No-Rinse Bathing Wipes are disposable washcloths designed for use in bed baths. Each pack includes eight premoistened aloe and lanolin enriched cloths for one complete bath. The cloths provide cleansing, deodorizing, and moisturizing. Packs are microwaveable for a warm bath.
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.
The No-Slip Shower Mat, model 311548, is a shower mat designed for use by individuals with balance disabiities or others at risk for falling. This vinyl mat provides safe footing for the shower. With its round shape and compact size, it fits in virtually all walk-in showers. It has 150 suction cups that anchor it to the shower floor, 63 holes to drain water, and nine water channels to avoid pooling. The mat is treated with microbial blockers to resist mildew, bacteria, and odor. DIMENSIONS: 23 i
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Apply textured grip surfaces to tub or shower to make it less slippery. Textured grip strips are available pre-cut or in rolls. Cut to the length needed and round the corners to prevent curling. To get good adhesion wash the surface thoroughly and clean any old strips off with a putty knife and solvent such as lacquer cleaner. lay out the pattern in a radius or in parallel rows. Press with a wallpaper seam roller to get good adhesion. includes drawings
The Ormesa 203-5 Shower Chair is designed for individuals with severe mobility disabilities or the elderly who cannot stand to shower. The chair's fireproof plastic allows a wide perspiration and is highly water-resistant. The sufficiently elastic covering assumes the shape of the shoulder and of the bottom. Winding Headrest is adjustable in tilt, height, and in the front-back position. Triangular shaped Winding Backrest can be fixed in 2 positions in order to establish 2 depths of the seat. The
The PDI® See Clear® Eyeglass Cleaning Wipes are wipes designed for use by individuals with low vision. The wipes safely clean the eye protection gear and glasses. It is intendent for glass and polycarbonate lenses. The Antistatic/antifog formula dries quickly and does not scratch. Packaged in a convenient dispenser box.
The Penguin Bath Seat is a supportive chair that can be reclined for bathing and for use at play times. It is designed for use by individuals with limited upper and lower body strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, or muscular dystrophy. The seat provides a safe and supportive position when relaxed but also allows freedom for movement. The chair's primary use is for bathing and nursing children but can also be used at playtimes. Includes an abduction blo
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.
The PrimeTime Disposable Washcloths are designed for use by individuals who are incontinent or who cannot bathe in a tub or shower. These cloths are non-toxic and non-irritating and are treated with lanolin and aloe vera. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 8 x 14.5 inches.
The R82 Manatee Bath Seat is a pediatric bath seat specifically designed for children up to teenage years with special needs to use in the bath tub. The Manatee special needs bath seat is available in 3 sizes for children approximately age 8 months old to teenage years with mild to more severe physical involvement. The Manatee Bath Seats will support up to 110 pounds (50 kilogram?). With the included headrest and lateral supports, hip belt and angle adjustable features, the Manatee pediatric bat
The Rayon Cloth Tissues are wipes designed for use by individuals with low vision. The vision cloths are intended for use on glass and plastic lenses, these tissues do not contain silicone. 150 sheets in a pop-up dispenser pack.
The Reclining Bath/Lounge Seat is designed to provide full-length trunk support for children and small adults while they bath. The tilt-in-space bath chair is designed to cradle clients in a reclined position from 25 degrees to 70 degrees. The curved seat and back relieves possible pressure points behind knees and neck. The mesh fabric is comfortable, easy to clean, and fast drying. Safety straps are included for extra support.
ReliaMed Hip Assist Kit is designed for use by patients recovering from hip or back surgery, that have limited range of motion during daily life tasks. Users can use the hip assist kit to assist with bathing, dressing and reaching for high items. There is also a carrying bag to store the kit.
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
The Drive Medical Bath Stool with Padded Rotating Seat is designed for individuals who have balance and mobility issues associated with stroke, arthritis, or multiple sclerosis. It reduces twisting and reaching while in the shower, ensuring users safety and comfort. The rotating top of the seat can be removed for easy cleaning, and it comes with a removable tray for storing personal items. The seat height can be adjusted from 16.14 inches to 22.8 inches and holds a weight capacity of 300 pound
The Round Shower Mat is a shower mat designed for use by individuals with mobility or balance disabilities or arthritis. Designed to cover the floor in most shower stalls, this vinyl slip-resistant mat features 153 large suction cups to anchor it securely, nine water drain lines that drain water beneath the surface, and 63 holes that drain soapy water on the surface. The mat also has anti-microbial agents to resist mold, mildew, and germs. DIMENSIONS: The mat is 23-inches in diameter and the ce
--- "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.
The Safety Bath Mat is a shower mat designed to provide traction in the bathtub or shower for people with balance or mobility disabilities. This machine-washable mat has suction cups over the entire bottom surface for security, and drainage holes keep water off the surface. SIZES: Large or small. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The large mat is 30 x 13.75 inches and the small mat is 22.25 x 13.75 inches.
Safety Strips, model A830600, are safety treads designed to provide traction in the bathtub or shower for people with balance or mobility disabilities. These peel-and-stick self-adhesive strips can be placed where needed. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Each strip is 8 x 0.75 inch.
The Safety Tread, model 16H158, is a safety tread and non-slip floor covering designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. Designed to reduce the risk of slip, trips and falls, this slip resistant tread strip is made of sandpaper-like material to provide safer footing around a house, cottage, car and outdoors. The strip can be cut and sized to be placed on slippery steps, stairs, wheelchair footrests, and poolside or in the bathroom. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 60 x 2 inches.
The Sammons Preston Bath Sponge is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or limited range of motion. This sponge comes in a choice of a contoured oval sponge or a round sponge (sold separately). both styles have a plastic handle that can be bent to accommodate user needs using a heat gun. DIMENSIONS: 26 inches long.
The Bath Sponge, model A27228 & A27229 is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or limited range of motion. Available with a round (model A7228) or contoured (model A27229) sponge head, these sponges are made of recycled plastic and the easy-grip handle can be bent or angled using a heat gun. The sponge heads release water to reduce weight. DIMENSIONS: 26 inches long.
The Sammons Preston Complete Hip Replacement Kit With Reacher is designed for use by individuals who have had a hip and knee replacement or who have mobility disabilities. The kit features eight household necessities for clients recovering from hip surgery and includes a plastic bag.
The Sammons Preston Deluxe Hip and Knee Equipment Package is designed to allow those with limited mobility to function more independently during daily tasks. Each kit includes the following: SPR 26 inch or 32 inch Reacher, Flexible Sock and Stocking Aid, 24 inch E-Z Slide Shoehorn and 27 inch Ergonomic Handle Sponge, Contour.
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.
The ScrubRite is a sponge designed for use by individuals with reduced reaching capabilities, including individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities. The scrub is intended to works by simply sliding them to your hand or fingers without any effort and making cleaning with easy.
The NRS Seahorse Sanichair® is a 3 in 1 toilet, commode, and shower chair for children with limited upper extremity strength and coordination associated with cerebral palsy, stroke or muscular dystrophy. This multi-functional chair consists of a contoured seat, water and chip resistant metal frame, and large castors for added safety. It has a removable splash guard pommel for added comfort and the easy tilting mechanism and tilt locking make it ideal for bathing your child. It has a large capaci
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
The Shampoo Tray is a product to be used for washing a patients hair by resting on the patient's shoulders and fitting around the neck comfortably. The 35-inch strap wraps around a client's forearm to stabilize tray. This shampoo aid is made from lightweight plastic and can be easily cleansed with soap or household disinfectant and water. The Shampoo Tray can be used with chair or wheelchair.
--- "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.
Shower Slippers are safety grip socks designed to prevent slipping in the shower. These slippers have a plush terry cloth top and a non-skid rubber sole. SIZES: Small (4 to 5), Medium (6 to 7.5), and Large (8 to 9). COLOR: Blue, pink, or yellow. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund.
Terrycloth shower mitten has a mesh pocket inside to hold the soap in the palm of the hand. velcro wrist closure. Right or left hand.
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 Sponge Wash Mitt is designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This soft, textured sponge mitt has a large opening for ease in application and a Velcro strap at the wrist with a D-ring for a secure fit. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 8 inches. The mitt fits wrist sizes from 2 to 4 inches.
The Standard Bath Mat is a bathtub mat designed to prevent slipping for people with balance, mobility, or lower extremity disabilities. Sized for use in tubs or showers, suction cups over the bottom surface anchor the mat to the tub or shower floor. DIMENSIONS (WxL):14 x 23 inches. COLOR: Model B3415B is blue and model B3415P is pink.
The Suction Cups for Shower Seat & Transfer Bench is designed for people with lower extremity disabilities. The shower seat has removable back and arms to assist in sitting or standing and to make personal hygiene easier for the user. Transfer bench provides easier access for people who have difficulty getting in and out of the shower. Features height adjustable legs (16-21"), suction feet, and a built-in hand held shower spray holder.
The Temperature Sensitive Bath Mat, model B3450, is a bathtub mat designed for use by individuals with reduced sensitivity to heat. If the water temperature exceeds 115 degrees Fahrenheit, the words "Too Hot" appear in the image on the mat.
The TENA Ultra Washcloths are disposable washcloths designed for use by caregivers of individuals with severe physical disabilities or incontinence that have sensitive skin. The washcloths are large, disposable wipes perfect for cleansing and moisturizing. They also help soothe one's skin with the softness of aloe and chamomile.
The TENA UltraFlush Washcloths are disposable washcloths designed for use by caregivers of individuals with severe physical disabilities or incontinence that have sensitive skin to cleanse and moisturize. The moisturizing 3-in-1 formula gently cleans. These adult-sized disposable wipes are also certified flushable. They are sewer and septic safe when used as directed.
The Tenura Anti Slip Bathroom Aids are bathtub safety treads and non-slip floor covering designed to provide traction in the bathtub or shower or on wet bathroom floors for people with balance or mobility disabilities. Designed to help reduce the risk of slipping and falling on wet surfaces, these non-slip discs or strips is made of self-adhesive material intended to provide a non-slip grip in bathrooms and changing rooms where floors and surfaces tend to be wet and slippery. This product is sol
The Terry Cloth Wash Mitts are designed for use by individuals with grasping and other upper extremity disabilities. Sewn from terry cloth, the mitts are available with or without a pocket to hold soap and secure around the wrist with a hook-and-loop closure D-ring strap. SIZES: Small, medium, or large. COLOR: The small mitt is yellow, the medium mitt is pink, and the large mitt is blue.
The Comfort Company Foam and Mesh Bath Cushions are bath cushions made of reticulated foam that provide a comfortable seating surface and feature an easy-drain supple mesh cover. The open cell construction prevents mildew and bacterial growth.
Therabrush, Model 30770, is a long handled brush designed to assist people with physical disabilities with bathing. The device consists of a soft-bristled brush attached to an extra-long handle. The handle, which features two adjustable hand loops, can be bent or curved to the user's needs by heating. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.
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.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Washcloth on an extended handle enable those with limited reach to wash feet or other areas of the body. Foot washer made of stiff wire bent into a 2 by 4 inch oval with the ends glued into a length of broom handle or crimped to a length of tubing, and a terry cloth bag made to fit over the loop and tie with a drawstring. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make it Cheap: Volume 3 REF: Middletown, O
The Total Hip Kit is designed for use by individuals who have had a hip replacement. The kit includes a Tall-Ette elevated toilet seat (see also separate entry), a long-handled sponge for bathing, a long-handled shoe horn, a sock aid to assist in putting on socks without bending, and a reacher with a pistol grip and a single claw gripper. The kit is packed in a sturdy cardboard carrying box and includes instructions forthe use of each item. The kit is also available without the toilet seat.
The Tumble Forms Starfish Bath Chair is an aid for daily living designed for children with severe physical disabities to use while bathing. Make shower time more easy and fun with the adaptive Starfish Bath Chair designed to reach new levels of functionality, adjustability and convenience.
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.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wash mitt with an adjustable fastener at wrist for person with no hand function to hold washcloth. A 10 by 14 inch piece of terry cloth is folded in half and sewn on two edges to form a bag. A D ring and twill tape or velcro can be attached to the wrist to tighten the bag around wrist. Attach a second ring or loop to the end to assist in removing the fastener. Includes photograph and drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: sewing. AUTHOR: Kernaleguen, A. TITLE: Clo
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Substitutes for a wash cloth for an individual with limited grasp. Suggests making a pattern for a wash mitt by drawing around the edge of the hand on a piece of paper. Sketch shows how much space allowance to leave, and the seam allowances to use. Recommends non-stretch terrycloth fabric. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: TITLE: Accent on Living. REF: Journal: Fall: p 125. 1980.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wash mitt with a pocket to hold soap and an adjustable fastener at wrist for person with no hand function to hold washcloth. A mitten with a thumb is cut from terry cloth with an extra piece added to the palm as a soap pocket. A strap is added around the wrist to hold the mitt on the hand. Includes photograph and drawing of patterns. SKILLS REQUIRED: sewing. AUTHOR: Kernaleguen, A. TITLE: Clothing Designs for the Handicapped. REF: Book: University of A
The Water Faucet Extension is a DIY product to help individuals with upper extremity or other mobility disabilities maneuver the faucet to get water where they would like. To make, the user will cut off either side of a plastic bottle or cup and attach it to the faucet. The cup helps the water flow in the desired direction.
Water Glow Color LED Light Shower Head is an innovative safety device designed for young children and individuals with multiple sclerosis and the aging population. It visually alerts users the temperature of their shower. By simply twisting off the existing showerhead and replacing it with this Water Glow LED Shower Head, users can easily judge the best time to enter the shower depending on the color. With three multi-color transitions, the shower head alerts users that the water is freezing w
The Wedge Sponge, model 6268, is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities or limited range of motion. The sponge is latex free features a square shaped sponge attached to a wooden handle. DIMENSIONS: The sponge is 4 x 3 x 2 inches and the handle is 8-inches long.
The White Bath Mat is a bathtub mat designed for use by individuals with balance disabilities. Hundreds of suction cups anchor this bath mat to the bottom of the tub to provide a slip- resistant surface while bathing. DIMENSIONS (L x W): 28 x 16 inches. COLOR: White.