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Equipment for activities of daily living

Aids and equipment that may assist people living with MND in their activities of daily living.
Suitability of aids and equipment for each individual will require assessment and review by an occupational therapist and/or physiotherapist.
Regional advisors for MND Associations work with local allied health professionals to provide appropriate equipment.


  • grab rails for bathroom and toilet
  • chairs - shower/over toilet/commode


  • bed blocks
  • bed sticks
  • electrical high/low beds
  • slide sheets

Daily living

  • book rest
  • page turner
  • talking books

Environmental controls

  • personal alarms
  • remote operation of lights/electrical equipment


  • reclining chairs
  • adjustable height chairs
  • electric riser chairs
  • mobile arm supports - wheelchair attached
  • mobile arm supports - free standing or table attached 


  • velcro for assistance with clothing including shoes
  • long handled aids for washing and hair grooming
  • toothbrush holders and toothpaste squeezers
  • wash mitts

Meals and feeding

  • modified cups, plates and cutlery
  • non-slip mats
  • cup holders
  • collars
  • splints 


  • walking sticks
  • walking frame
  • rails/ramps
  • splints
  • wheeled trolley
  • wheelchairs - carer or patient operated, manual/electric 

Pressure care

  • cushions
  • mattress overlays


  • turntables
  • hoists
  • lifting belts

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