In this section you will find different types of pick up and reaching equipment. Reachers come in a variety of styles and lengths, and may be helpful if you have difficulty reaching to pick up items on the floor or hard to reach surfaces.1 Some reachers have also been designed to assist with specific tasks, such as dressing or in the garden.
If you would like advice regarding issues with preparing food, using kitchen appliances or completing household chores, you could try sections of AskSARA. AskSARA is the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)'s free online self assessment tool. AskSARA will ask you questions about yourself and your environment and then offer relevant advice, product suggestions and supplier details.
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