8 Helpful Adaptive Stroke Equipment Ideas To Improve Independence

NeuroRehab Team
Thursday, December 19th, 2019



Adaptive equipment helps stroke patients experience greater independence with everyday life skills or activities of daily living. There is a plethora of assistive devices for all areas of self care including dressing, bathing, grooming, cooking, feeding, toileting, and mobility aids.

Most people, understandably, want to retain the habit of  performing everyday self-care tasks independently on their own.  Fortunately, daily tasks become easy, comfortable and painless with only slight alterations made during various tasks.

See below for some helpful adaptive equipment that can transform your independence.

 

Hands Free Hair Dryer Holder

LuckIn hairdryer stand holder for hands-free drying, curling and styling. 

 

 

Adaptive Untensils

This set of adaptive kitchen utensils for adults are wider with a non-weighted design to support those with hand tremors, Parkinson’s, or limited hand function.

 

 

Reacher

High quality durable aluminum promotes prolonged reliable use for those with limited reach, ideal for disabled and elderly living independently.

 

 

Stander CarCaddie

Non-slip car bar grip to easily stand from your vehicle.

 

 

Maddak Ableware Scooper Bowl with Suction Cup Base

Suction cup base keeps the bowl in place and reduces spilling accidents.

 

 

RMS Button Hook with Zipper Pull

Button Hook with Zipper Pull is an ideal daily living tool for anyone with limited dexterity.

 

 

T-Grip Bendable Rocker Knife

New handle design enables those with extremely weak grip strength to eat independently for self-feeding at mealtime.

 

 

Bottom Buddy Toilet Tissue Wiping Aid

Only Bottom Buddy has a patented rounded head with retractable “tulip petals” designed to grip tissue securely. Push a button for no-touch release.

 

 



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