Care recipient (cr) has difficulty reaching or bending

Try: These devices can be purchased at any drug store or medical supply store; look for a heavy duty one but that will require minimal effort on the cr cr’s part keep the reacher in problem areas e g near a washing machine to pick up dropped clothes near a chair where the cr frequently needs to reach for the remote etc or encourage the cr to carry this with him or her wherever he or she goes if needed

Materials: Long-handled reacher

Categories: Safety, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

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

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