Accessibility Gifts For Sight & Mobility Impaired
Bathroom Instant Safety Handle
Make bathing and showering easier with our instant-fit bathroom safety handle. You may have seen cheaper safety handles, but ours has hospital-grade certification and has been made to professional standards with your safety and comfort in mind.
Folding Shower Seat
If youre a little unsteady on your feet, standing in the shower can be a challenge. This durable aluimnium-framed seat is the ideal solution. Fitted with a tough, waterproof, plastic seat, it provides total stability when youre seated. When not in use, the seat folds flat for easy storage, making it particularly suitable for smaller bathrooms.
Ergonomic Easy Grip Nail Clippers
These superior clippers come with extra-large non-slip handles sized more like pliers! The result is significantly increased leverage and enhanced grip, enabling you to neatly cut tough nails with ease.
Outdoor Grab Rail
This high-quality, robust, all-plastic grab rail is specifically designed to assist in entering and exiting the home, providing elderly and disabled persons extra stability and confidence. (Recognising that the rail will be subject to heavy pulls and sudden tugs, it must be fitted competently according to instructions.)
Climbing high steps into front doors and patio doors in one go can be difficult, especially for those with limited mobility. This half-step surmounts the problem by creating a shallower rise. Can be used indoors or out.
Instant Zippers (4)
Save time and money with these ingenious replacement zippers. The world’s first-ever instant solution, they simply snap over the bottom of broken zips to repair them in seconds – even if up to 2 teeth are missing. They work on jeans, jackets, boots, suitcases and handbags, on zips of any size, and could save you a fortune.
Big Button Flip Mobile Phone with Bluetooth®
For mobile phone users who prefer the ease of clamshell designs, this model is ideal, especially as it combines Bluetooth functionality. The easy-to-use big-button design is fully hearing aid compatible (M4/T4) and features a large LCD colour display for ease of communication via phone or text messaging. Receipt of incoming calls and texts is enhanced by an extra-loud ringer with a powerful vibration alert. Receiving volume is 100 times louder than standard phones too and benefits from the addition of tone control, while if preferred you can switch to the extra-loud speakerphone facility. For safety, there's an SOS button that automatically calls out a distress message to five pre-selected contacts. Bluetooth® technology enables you to connect wirelessly to any Bluetooth-enables device, such as in car hands-free devices, or speakers. You can also send files and contacts via Bluetooth to other enabled devices such as phones and computers. Weighs 3½ oz. Measures 4"" x 2"" x ¾"". Please note that this phone will only work with a 2G type of SIM card which does not allow data use.
Door Stop Ropes (2)
Hooking on either side of the handle, this rope loop stops the annoyance of doors slamming shut, prevents the accident of trapped fingers while making it easier for wheelchair users to gain access between rooms. Its also useful for keeping doors ajar to allow refreshing breezes through the house on hot days and it can even double as a curtain tie back!
Seesaw Shoe/Boot Jack
No need to bend double to lever off shoes or tight boots, risking back pain and breathlessness. This clever rocking boot jack lets you remove the most awkward footwear from a standing or sitting position.Place your heel in the slot a rubber insert grips the shoe securely then place your second foot on the other end of the jack for leverage. Now its the easiest job to work the shoe off without stress or losing balance.
5 Way Adjustable Bed Backrest
5-position bed backrest. This straight forward bedrest provides top value and comfort for your back.
Easy To Use Smartphone
If you hanker after a smartphone but think theyre too complicated, Doro have come up with a solution. This smartphone has all the same functions as far more complex models, but thanks to the Doro Experience® software its really easy to use. You can stay connected with the world around you, through calls, texts, picture messages, emails and the internet. Friends and family can help you to set up the phone from anywhere in the world, using Doro Experience® Manager through the internet, with information such as contacts, reminders and events. They can also send you photos of the family and trips keeping you connected at all times. The camera function can be used as an instant magnifier, brilliant for reading small print.
Talking Atomic Watch, Round Face Leather Strap
Keeping track of the time is so important but also so difficult if you struggle to see. Make life easier and more normal with this stylish watch produced in conjunction with the RNIB (Royal National Institute of the Blind) for people with limited sight. Available in both a men's and a ladies' watch, it has a round face with an easy-to-read dial and a classic black leather strap. At the push of a button, it talks the time and date in a clear English male voice recorded by the RNIB. It features the most up to date radio controlled technology, too, synchronising with the atomic clock for unrivalled split-second accuracy.