For the majority of people, old age brings with it many physical issues and getting around isn’t as easy as it once was. A mobility aid is any item that helps a person move from one place to another; a walking stick, a cane, a walking frame and even a mobility scooter are all devices to aid mobility, while the stairlift enables people to make use of their upstairs when climbing the stairs is no longer possible.
Here is a list of top-rated mobility aids that people use to help them get around.
- Mobility scooter – Indoors or out, a mobility scooter offers total independence and can carry up to 100kg. Perfect for local shopping and some models fold up and can fit in the boot of a car.
- Stairlift – If you are looking for a stairlift in Banbury, you’re in luck, there is a mobility shop that offers new and used stairlifts to fit any staircase. You might be recovering from surgery and only need the stairlift for a few months, in which case, you can rent a unit with 24/7 support, should there ever be any issues.
- Aluminium walking frame – Ideal for the person who is a little unsteady on their feet, with non-slip grips and adjustable height, this device gives you all the support you need when walking and after a few minutes, you will be able to use the device easily.
Of course, there are other mobility aids that can be added to a house to make it easier for a person with mobility issues to safely move from place to place.