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 to Consider with Walking Sticks
29 Oct 2020

Things to Consider with Walking Sticks

Walking sticks are perhaps the most basic mobility aids. They assist with balance and provide a simple, easy to control support for those who need ...

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Rolling Over the History of Wheelchairs
16 Oct 2020

Rolling Over the History of Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs and ramps are vital pieces of equipment for those with severely reduced mobility. They provide a method to access the home and the wide...

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Riser Recliner Chairs for Elderly People: All You Need to Know
14 Oct 2020

Riser Recliner Chairs for Elderly People: All You Need to Know

For people with back problems or other physical conditions inhibiting mobility, raising and lowering oneself to and from a seating position can be ...

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8 Kitchen Aids for the Elderly to Stay Independent in the Kitchen
29 Sep 2020

8 Kitchen Aids for the Elderly to Stay Independent in the Kitchen

Living independently in one’s own home to as late an age as possible is a goal for most people. While day-to-day life may produce certain challen...

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Challenges of Impaired Mobility in the Bathroom and Ways to Overcome Them
24 Sep 2020

Challenges of Impaired Mobility in the Bathroom and Ways to Overcome Them

The physical restrictions old age may throw at us can be daunting, but it’s important to realise that there is equipment available to help. Lots ...

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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 connected to the physical t...

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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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