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.

Shoulder to Toe Warmth and Independence

Shoulder to Toe Warmth and Independence

Having cold feet can be as a result of needing access to more heat, or an indication of poor circulation, the latter leaving the whole body wanting...

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Shoulder to Toe Warmth and Independence

Shoulder to Toe Warmth and Independence

Having cold feet can be a result of needing access to more heat, or an indication of poor circulation, the latter leaving the whole body wanting mo...

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Making a Bathroom a Sanctuary Available to Us All
10 Nov 2022

Making a Bathroom a Sanctuary Available to Us All

For most adults, the bathroom is a sanctuary. It’s the place where no-one can get you and where you can do uninterrupted thinking. It’s you who...

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Personal Hygiene Support When Immobile
21 Oct 2022

Personal Hygiene Support When Immobile

There are many situations in life which bring about the need for an individual to spend a long period of time in bed. These can include illness and...

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Showering Independently into Old Age
29 Aug 2022

Showering Independently into Old Age

When age brings mobility issues, what used to be straightforward sometimes needs a ‘re-think’. A weakened frame, arthritis in the joint...

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Putting your Best Foot Forward
29 Aug 2022

Putting your Best Foot Forward

Getting from one point to another is so important in our everyday lives, whether it’s moving around the kitchen to prepare food, going to bed, po...

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Staying on the Rails of Independence
31 May 2022

Staying on the Rails of Independence

As one gets older, one’s body changes and a descriptive way to think of this is that the elasticity of our bones and muscles starts to lose stren...

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A Mobile Hold on Independence in Later Years
30 May 2022

A Mobile Hold on Independence in Later Years

For the elderly person (or person with reduced mobility) who lives alone, a mobility scooter will go a long way to keeping independence still in th...

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Seniors and Independence – What Needs to be in Place
26 Apr 2022

Seniors and Independence – What Needs to be in Place

Ageing happens and it can bring with it a reduced level of independence, as parts of the body do indeed begin to show and feel their age. Caring fo...

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Males and Urinary Incontinence
26 Apr 2022

Males and Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence means accidental leakage of urine and can be a symptom of another condition. Whilst the onset of urinary incontinence ...

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