Our Services Support Services Specialist Occupational Therapy Standing and Self Support
Standing and Self Support
Being able to sit down and
stand up is something that
we all take for granted until
an illness, accident or
advancing age makes such
tasks difficult or painful.
If you are having
difficulties in any of these
areas we can help you.
Standing up from an
armchair or sofa.
Getting in and out of the
Getting on and off the
Getting in and out of bed.
Standing in the kitchen
Confidence to Raise and Support Yourself in Comfort and Safety
Often when people are having difficulty standing and moving safely
around their home help is best provided not in the form of one single
thing, but in a number of small pieces of equipment and techniques to
improve balance and stamina.
How we can help
We will complete an Occupational Therapy Assessment with you and
your family and provide a detailed report with clear recommendations.
We can work with you to ensure that chairs are the correct height
and made of the correct material to make it easier for you to get
out of and to protect your skin integrity.
We can demonstrate standing and sitting techniques helping you
to develop safer ways to get up and to move around.
There are many daily living products on the market, choosing the correct
one for you can be costly when mistakes are made.
We can ensure the right product for you, both now and in the
We can obtain a number of quotes for specialist items like stairlifs,
beds or riser recliner chairs.
Our aim is to help you remain independent in your own home,
managing to safely maneuver around your home confidently by
providing flexible and practical solutions to maintain and improve your
ability around your home.