Care recipient (cr) has difficulty fastening buttons and tying shoes

Try: Pirchase a button hook at a medical supply store or order one from a medical catalog this is a device with a handle and loop on the end the loop is placed through the buttonhole and around the button by pulling the loop back through the buttonhole the button is fastened tying shoes can be made easier by using elastic shoelaces elastic laces are tied once and after that they stretch shoes with velcro straps will allow you to avoid tying shoelaces altogether

Materials: Velcro-close shoes elastic shoelaces buttonhook

Categories: Personal, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Independence, No Supervision

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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