Product Recommendations for Parkinson's Disease
Along with appropriate medications, exercise, and other management techniques, adaptive equipment can help you maintain your independence if you have Parkinson’s Disease. There are a variety of assistive devices that are designed to make home care and daily activities more comfortable.
Examples of Daily Aids:
- □ Built-Up Utensils/ Dishware... Larger handles for an easier grip
- □ Dressing Stick/ Elastic Shoelaces/ Button Aid/ Elongated Shoe Horn
- □ Devices to help you REACH... Multi-purpose Reacher designed for all uses
- □ Grab Bars- Mounted or Suction... Offers assistance in many rooms in a house
- □ Knee Immobilizer
- □ Shower Safety: Shower Chair With or Without Back / Transfer Bench
- □ Toilet Safety Rails
- □ Adjustable Hospital Bed and/or Bed Rails (Rental Available)
- □ Transfer Sliding Boards... Used to transfer patient from a bed to a wheelchair
- □ Walkers: Front Wheel or Rollator with Seat
- □ Wheelchairs: Standard or Transport (Rental Available)
- □ Lift Chair Recliner... Easily rise to standing position or recline to sleep
Note: Not all of these recommendations may benefit your personal situation.
Your occupational therapist, physician or rehabilitation specialist can help
determine which of these recommendations are best for you.