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These DLF factsheets provide general advice on a range of daily living equipment such as features to look for when choosing equipment, and where to get further information. Our factsheets include live links to Living Made Easy which contains detailed information on specific types of equipment that can help you.

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  1. Living with dementia: home safety and security
  2. Living with dementia: furniture and furnishings
  3. Living with dementia: food preparation
  4. Living with dementia: eating and drinking
  5. Living with dementia: sight and hearing loss
  6. Living with dementia: showering and bathing
  7. Living with dementia: toileting and continence
  8. Living with dementia: sleep and night-time disturbances
  9. Living with dementia: dressing
  10. Living with dementia: getting out and about
  11. Living with dementia: medication management
  12. Living with dementia: leisure and reminiscence activities
  13. Adapting your home: planning and funding
  14. Adapting your home: access into and around your home
  15. Adapting your home: the kitchen
  16. Adapting your home: the bathroom
  17. Adapting your home: vision and hearing impairment or loss
  18. Adapting your home: managing cognitive impairment and behaviour that challenges
  19. Choosing telecare
  20. Choosing equipment to help with memory and safety
  21. Choosing equipment for communication and vision
  22. Choosing equipment for hearing loss, speech and speech replacement
  23. Choosing equipment for leisure activities
  24. Choosing walking equipment
  25. Choosing a manual wheelchair
  26. Choosing a powered wheelchair
  27. Choosing a hoist and slings for lifting people
  28. Choosing equipment for the heavier person
  29. Choosing pressure relief equipment
  30. Choosing and fitting grab rails
  31. Choosing equipment for showering
  32. Choosing equipment for bathing
  33. Choosing equipment to get up and down stairs
  34. Choosing children's daily living equipment
  35. Choosing a chair and chair accessories
  36. Choosing a bed and bed accessories
  37. Choosing a mobility scooter
  38. Choosing eating and drinking equipment
  39. Choosing toilet equipment and accessories
  40. Choosing clothing and dressing equipment
  41. Choosing footwear and dressing equipment

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Terms of use

All factsheets are copyright to the Disabled Living Foundation and must not be changed, resold or quoted from without reference to DLF and prior written permission. Factsheets may be downloaded and printed freely for individual use (although we always welcome donations in support of the production of these factsheets).

If you are an institution looking to distribute to a number of people, you may do so freely provided that the Factsheets are not altered in any way.

If you are interested in licensing content from any of DLF's Factsheets to use within your own materials (e.g. a website), please contact our Marketing Department.

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