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Assistive Devices for daily living:

Dressing - Introduction

This video consists of four units. Our occupational therapist will introduce different kinds of assistive devices on dressing, feeding, home living, transfer and safety aspects. Content includes indications for using assistive devices, tips for choosing, using method, precautions and where to buy. Elders and carers can select the appropriate unit according to their needs.

In case of doubt, consult your occupational therapist or medical professional for advice.

The Department of Health owns the copyright of this video. This is produced solely for non-commercial use. It should not be rented, sold or otherwise used for profit-making purposes. The assistive devices shown in this video serve as general reference and are for educational purposes. They may not be suitable for application under every situation. Please consult health care professionals in case of doubt over the applicability of the skills or devices under specific situations.


Dressing - Tips for choosing assistive devices


Dressing - Stocking aids


Dressing - Dressing sticks


Dressing – where to buy ?


Feeding - Introduction


Feeding - Tips for choosing assistive devices


Feeding - Universal cuffs


Feeding – Built-up handles and different handle designs


Feeding - Chopsticks adaptors


Feeding - Nosey cups


Feeding - Scooper bowls


Feeding - Non-slip mats


Feeding - Pill splitters and pill crushers


Feeding - where to buy ?


Home living - introduction


Home living - Tips for choosing assistive devices


Home living - Long handled aids


Home living - Non-slip bath mats


Home living - bath boards


Home living - Raised toilet seats


Home living - Shower chairs


Home living - Stationary commodes


Home living - where to buy ?


Transfer and safety - introduction


Transfer and safety - Tips for choosing assistive devices


Transfer and safety - Bed rails


Transfer and safety - Bariatric trapezes


Transfer and safety - Alarms and sensors (chair and floor)


Transfer and safety - Alarms and bed sensor pads


Transfer and safety - where to buy?