WHAT SAFE, PRACTICAL MOBILITY AIDS DO I NEED
FOR SOMEONE WITH DEMENTIA?
As the condition progresses, dementia or Alzheimer’s can affect mobility and impair balance. However, in the early stages, people with dementia can still stay active and move around comfortably with a reduced risk of falls by using the right dementia friendly mobility aid, for example a walking stick, walking frame or wheelchair.
We also have practical product solutions to help staff in care homes, hospitals and other healthcare establishments caring for people with dementia to lift, transfer and re-position residents safely.
A person living with dementia may appear uncoordinated or begin to walk more slowly, a symptom also associated with Parkinson’s disease, or appear uncoordinated. Take a look at these ideas for retaining mobility.