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.

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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Bedroom Aids - Useful Equipment to Help Get In and Out of Bed
22 Jun 2020

Bedroom Aids - Useful Equipment to Help Get In and Out of Bed

If you find yourself with flexibility or strength issues, one of the tasks with which you may have difficulty, is getting in and out of bed. While ...

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Captain Tom Moore’s Walking Aid is an ‘X Fold’ Rollator
16 Jun 2020

Captain Tom Moore’s Walking Aid is an ‘X Fold’ Rollator

Essential Aids joins the world in congratulating Captain Tom Moore for his remarkable effort in raising tens of millions of pounds for the NHS. Now...

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Buying a Commode Chair? - Here’s What You Need to Know
09 Jun 2020

Buying a Commode Chair? - Here’s What You Need to Know

Commodes play an important part in the lives of those whose physical condition makes it difficult to use the bathroom. People with certain disabili...

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The Evolution of Crutches - From Ancient Egypt to Bill Clinton
05 Jun 2020

The Evolution of Crutches - From Ancient Egypt to Bill Clinton

Using equipment to help us undertake daily activities is an increasingly impactful part of modern society. It is a fact that people on average are ...

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How a Wheeled Walker Benefits Your Mobility
22 May 2020

How a Wheeled Walker Benefits Your Mobility

Using a mobile support frame can have significant practical benefits for people who struggle to walk unaided. Walking frames with wheels, often ref...

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Why Seating in Showers and Baths Helps Many People
16 May 2020

Why Seating in Showers and Baths Helps Many People

One of the simplest yet most effective disability aids for the bathroom is seating equipment for the shower or the bath itself. Being able to stand...

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