Bedside commodes are a true game-changer for anyone with limited mobility. A severe injury, illness, or advanced age can render one partially immobile, leading to a difficult time getting to the bathroom. A bedside commode chair is beneficial for anyone unable to safely get to a toilet or bathroom. Commode chairs are often used for people with reduced mobility or a high risk of falling over a regular toilet.
Raised toilet seat is attached to an existing toilet seat to increase its height. It minimizes the distance a person has to cover while sitting down or getting up a toilet seat.
Falls are one of the leading causes of injury to our older population. A fall can happen anywhere; on the stairs, outside on unlevel terrain, and especially our bathroom. Our bathrooms are loaded with slippery surfaces just waiting to reach out and grab us.
Barrier Cream, also known as a moisture barrier cream, is a type of skincare product applied directly to the skin surface to maintain a physical barrier against infection and irritants. Skin Barrier Creams provide protection from irritants and prevent the skin from drying out. Find out the best barrier creams for skincare at HPFY.
Summer officially starts June 21, but Memorial Day weekend is viewed as the “unofficial” beginning of summer. As your health and wellness partner, HPFY has the info and products you need to have a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend!
A tub transfer bench allows the person to enter and exit the shower easily and safely. This equipment straddles the bathtub (two legs outside of the tub and two legs inside of the tub) and allows the user to slide into and out of the tub with or without assistance. A tub transfer bench is wider than a shower chair and normally has adjustable legs to accommodate any bathtub.
If not given the proper mattress or bed overlay, may end up developing pressure sores where parts of the body come in contact with the mattress. A patient who needs to be in bed most of the day will need constant position changes and a good mattress to protect skin integrity.
Migraine headaches cause recurrent headaches that can be debilitating. A migraine without aura is known as a common migraine while migraine with aura is called a classic migraine. Other symptoms that occur with migraines include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound.