Adapting to help the whole family deal with arthritis, inclusion body myositis in London

08 April 2021, 11:21

A comparatively small change to the bathroom five years ago is enabling a London couple to retain their independence despite deteriorating conditions. And the alteration has been so beneficial, the whole family use it, and now they have duplicated the equipment downstairs. The adaptation has been re...
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Making a difference to quality of life

08 April 2021, 08:56

A former care worker is getting a new lease of life and renewed independence- thanks to her toilet. Barbara West, 54, has, among other ailments, acute arthritis, to the extent she cannot use her arms. Her local Council has had a Closomat Palma Vita automatic “wash and dry” toilet install...
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Shared solution to independence

07 April 2021, 12:15

Dignity and personal hygiene for all is being effectively achieved in one Lanarkshire household, through the use of assistive technology. Pensioner Rose Thom suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, “from head to feet”, to the extent that she can no longer grip with her hands. That meant, among other dail...
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Rob Cain – disabled Royal Fusilier with fibromyalgia

02 April 2021, 12:14

Adaptation of a wetroom helps daily living for disabled Royal Fusilier with fibromyalgia, IBS, arthritis Who would imagine that a toilet could bring peace of mind to a whole family? That is what has happened in the case of Rob Cain, who has, among other conditions, peripheral neuropathy, inflammator...
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