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STOP HOLIDAYS BEING A CAUSE FOR ALARM; ASK MICHELLE SUNDAY MAIL MOBILITY EXPERT.

Byline: MICHELLE

QI AM taking my mother on holiday but she is a little unsure as she feels that she won't have all her gadgets that she usually uses at home. She is especially concerned about her panic call alarm. Is there one that can be taken on holiday? ATHE home safety alarm is the perfect device for you. It is a wireless, calling alarm system, which features two pendants with a panic button or a call button and can be transported all around the world.

QIS THERE anything I can attach to my tri-walker to hold cups or tumblers? AYES, a hands-free drink tray can be easily attached and doesn't have to be removed when the tri-walker is folded.

QI HAVE a commode but would like something that can also do the job of a shower chair. Can you recommend something? ATHE item you require is called a commode showering chair. They can be quite expensive but that's because they usually do the job of three items put together. Contact me for a catalogue.

TRAVELLERS' REST QI'M looking to make my seat more comfortable in the car. Can you advise me on cushions? APUTNAM'S have a collection called the Magic range. The cushions self-inflate simply by opening the valve. You choose the degree of support to suit your comfort.

QMY mum has fallen out of the bed a few times and I don't want to put bed rails up as they make her feel trapped. Is there an alternative? AYES, side wedges help prevent a patient from falling out of bed and are especially suitable when restraint is an issue.

QI HAVE shaky hands and find drinking tea has become difficult. Can you recommend something? ATHERE are a couple of alternatives. Easi 2 Drink make mugs and tumblers, or you could opt for an insulated mug with an easy-to-drink lid.

Write to Ask Michelle, Mobility Matters, Sunday Mail, One Central Quay, Glasgow,G3 8DA, or email askmichelle@sundaymail.co.uk.
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Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:May 16, 2010
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