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SelfCare's Smart Tips To Aging Independently

Posted On: July 10, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Bath Safety, Fall Prevention, Home Care, Medical Equipment, Nordic Walking, Raised Toilet Seat, SelfCare Home Health Products, Urban Poling, Walkers

Unintentional falls are the most common form of injury across Canada: every day last year, falls resulted in almost 1,800 reported emergency department visits and 417 hospital admissions.  

Fall prevention becomes more important the more our population ages. Let us help you to make your home safer with these tips from the experts (that's us!).

Bathroom Safety    

Grab bars can make a world of difference to your safety & comfort...

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Even a Triple Roll!

Posted On: May 18, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Bath Safety, Fall Prevention, Raised Toilet Seat, SelfCare Home Health Products

We turned this client's bathroom from a danger zone into a safe and stylish space in just 1 hour. We added a raised toilet seat, an angled grab bar and a grab bar disguised as a toilet paper holder in the toilet area. We installed grab bars in the shower, along with a handheld shower and shower chair. This client (who had been afraid to bathe or shower after having two falls in the past weeks) was now able to safely and securely shower without worrying.

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One Hour Bathroom Makeover - Fall Prevention With Style!

Posted On: November 29, 2016 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Bath Safety, Fall Prevention, Home Care, Medical Equipment, Personal Care, Raised Toilet Seat, SelfCare Home Health Products, Senior Care

A one-hour bathroom makeover. Certainly the stuff of dreams, but for one Amica resident who has fallen twice in his bathroom, an hour was all it took to turn a danger zone into a safe and stylish space. Our client hadn’t had a shower in 5 days because he was afraid of falling again. His daughter called SelfCare for help - here's what we did.

Start with:

A slippery, fiberglass walk-in shower A toilet with the paper holder near the back of the toilet tank (hard to...
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Tags: fall prevention, bath safety, senior care

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