Author: Sally Madeley-Carr, OT

Sally qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1996 and is a well-respected professional in the field of rehabilitation equipment and living aids. She has worked in private practice and within the NHS, developing a broad experience with adults and children. Click here for Sally's registration with the Health and Care Professions Council. The HCPC regulates health, physchological and social work professionals in the UK.

Things You Should Know about Grab Bars and Handles
17 Sep 2020

Things You Should Know about Grab Bars and Handles

There are now numerous styles of grab rail available for people who require support to maintain their balance around the home. Here we’ll run dow...

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Six Must-have Aids for the Elderly in 2020
08 Sep 2020

Six Must-have Aids for the Elderly in 2020

Innovation and new ideas drive the world of rehabilitation and daily living aids. As we get older, new challenges arise which may require more thou...

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Using Disinfectant in the Bathroom and Around the Home
28 Aug 2020

Using Disinfectant in the Bathroom and Around the Home

Since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, there has been a massive increase in the use of disinfectants. Government guidance has highlighted the...

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Bed Sores: Causes, Stages And Using Pressure Cushions
18 Aug 2020

Bed Sores: Causes, Stages And Using Pressure Cushions

Pressure sores may develop if you sit down or lie in the same position for a sustained period of time. Also called bed sores or pressure ...

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Getting Comfortable With Your Crutches
11 Aug 2020

Getting Comfortable With Your Crutches

If you’re using crutches for the first time because you’re recovering from an injury, or due to a chronic condition, there may be things you ca...

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Pill Boxes - Things to Think About When Organising Your Medication
07 Aug 2020

Pill Boxes - Things to Think About When Organising Your Medication

Many people have health conditions that mean they need to take a lot of medicine, often on a daily basis. Keeping track of which pills you need and...

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All You Need to Know About Bathing Aids
28 Jul 2020

All You Need to Know About Bathing Aids

Bathing and personal hygiene are important parts of everyone’s daily routine. When mobility issues arise, choosing the correct bathing aids allow...

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Aids For Swollen Feet

Aids For Swollen Feet

Many people in the UK suffer from swollen feet and ankles. The condition is an irritating one and can seriously impact someone’s comfort and mobi...

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Practical Aids To Help With Arthritis Pain In The Feet and Elsewhere

Practical Aids To Help With Arthritis Pain In The Feet and Elsewhere

According to official NHS figures, over 10 million people in the UK are affected by Arthritis or other conditions which have a similar effect on th...

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Maintaining Mobility With Physical Disabilities
13 Jul 2020

Maintaining Mobility With Physical Disabilities

Using equipment and devices to undertake day-to-day tasks may become a fundamental part of your routine if you have certain medical conditions or d...

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