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Thinking about how you use your living room

Finding the right equipment can make life easier for you. Take a look below at some of the options available to you.

For each item there is a description of how it helps you and a link to where you could purchase one from. Local suppliers can be found here.

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Do you need help getting in and out of chairs?


Cushions that offer pressure relief for a person when sat for an extended period of time. An assessment by a clinician is advisable to determine the most appropriate level of pressure relief required.

Chair / Furniture raiser

Items that are fitted underneath existing furniture in order to raise the height of it.

Leg rest

A portable foot rest that can be used to raise a persons legs when sat down. Consider whether they would have the strength to move it out of the way themself in order to get into and out of their chair.


Includes adjustable and high back chairs. More information on chairs can be found here (opens new window)

Equipment to help you whilst sitting in a chair

Chair pad

Continence protection for chairs

Over chair table

Ideal for eating, drinking and other activities whilst sitting in a chair


Allows hands free reading and helps to ease neck and back problems