Household gadgets and equipment to make life easier
If you, or someone you know, struggles with everyday tasks, there might be gadgets or equipment to help make life easier.
Equipment, Adaptations and Occupational Therapy
Maintaining your independence
Most people want to stay in their own home and maintain their independence for as long as possible.
There are practical steps you can take to help you remain in control and a lot of different equipment and daily living aids that you can purchase yourself without needing to have an assessment.
Find out more on our Equipment, Adaptations and Occupational Therapy page.
Technology Enabled Care
Using technology to support you
Technology enabled care refers to the use of telehealth, telecare and telemedicine in providing care that is convenient, accessible and cost-effective.
These services use technology to support you to live safely and independently in your own homes, and can be helpful to people at risk of falls.
Find out more on our Technology Enabled Care page.
Making yourself aware
There are lots of potential hazards in our homes but if you're aware of the danger areas and unsafe habits, you are more likely to be able to keep yourself safe. There are preventive measures you can take and sources of help and advice.