Care recipient (cr) has trouble putting on his socks

Try: Consider using a sock aid sit on a chair or on the side of the bed pull the sock onto the sock aid hold the sock in front of the foot of the weaker leg slip foot into the sock pull the sock aid out of the sock put the other sock on with the sock aid or bring your foot toward the body and slip the sock on with hands

Materials: Sock aid

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance

Information: n/a

References: transfer, wheelchair to toilet by krames staywell 2003 available at

Keywords: Dressing socks

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

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