Care recipient (cr) has trouble putting on shoes

Try: Consider wearing slip-on shoes or use elastic or velcro shoelaces so cr doesn’t have to bend sit on a chair put foot into the shoe use a reacher or long-handled shoehorn to pull the shoe on

Materials: Reacher long-handled shoehorn elastic or velcro shoelaces

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal

Information: n/a

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

Keywords: Dressing shoes trouble bending reaching

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

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