Shopping for nanna and pop can be a tricky, especially if they already have everything they think they need! So give the gift of safety, security and independence by choosing these thoughtful gifts!
Every year, thousands of older people receive scalds from boiling water by dropping heavy kettles and over filling cups. The Uccello Kettle provides a safe way to handle boiling water simply by tipping and pouring without the need for any heavy lifting. Read what people are saying about the Uccello Kettle here. The Uccello Kettle is the perfect gift for someone with a weak grip or limited wrist movement. Now available in red for dementia care.
Has nanna stopped sewing because she can no longer thread a needle? This needle threader is what she needs to continue her passion for sewing or just to perform simple mending. This needle threader is ideal for people with poor eyesight or shaky hands and effortlessly thread needles of different sizes.
These handy reachers that come with firm rubber grips are great for picking up pretty much anything from the ground or over an arm’s reach away. They can be used to pick up tiny flat items such as a coin to larger items such as a dinner plate. Reachers come in different lengths and profiles. Some include a magnet on the tip to attract small metal parts and some come with full handed triggers to assist people with arthritis. They are ideal for people who have difficulty stretching or bending, or with limited hand strength.
Is nanna and pop walking around in a traditional looking 4 wheel seat walker? Jazz up their lives with this modern looking nitro seat walker with larger wheels for a smoother ‘drive’, softer padded seat and adjustable padded back support. Folds away easy for quick transport and storage too!
5. Shower Chair
Is nanna or pop at a risk of having a fall in the shower? Shower chairs are designed for people who have poor balance or cannot stand for long periods in the shower. The best shower chairs are height adjustable, rust proof, and have a backrest and armrests for additional support. A practical gift for that added peace of mind.
An adjustable backrest provides support and comfort when sitting upright in bed to have a conversation or a meal. It is designed to elevate and support the upper body at a range of different angles when seated in bed. It is a thoughtful gift for someone with respiratory problems or for someone who is recuperating for long hours in bed.
7. Stocking Aid
A stocking aid is ideal for someone with limited hand function or bending difficulty. It enables users to put on socks comfortably and easily. Ask us to show you how!
Bendable Cutlery feature twist in metal shafts that provide easy bending to any angle to accommodate reduced range of motion. The non-slip grip on these utensils is comfortable to hold and stays securely in the hand without moving or slipping. Bendable cutlery is helpful for people with arthritis or a weak grasp.
Trekker is a combination wheelchair and seat walker. It can be used as a walker for added stability when walking to the shops. Flip it over and it becomes a chair you can sit on and be pushed by a carer. Trekker is lightweight and folds easy for storage. It is ideal for someone who can still walk with assistance but finding it hard to walk long distances.
Australia’s most trusted brand in mobility, a Shoprider mobility scooter allows one to lead a more independent and active lifestyle. These Scooters are easy to drive, inexpensive to run and environmentally friendly. Why not get a wide one for both nanna and pop to ride together?