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BASIC ACTIVITES OF DAILY LIVING (ADLs)

Basic ADLs consist of self-care tasks that are necessary for the most fundamental aspects of functioning. They include, but are not limited to, these areas:

  1. Functional Mobility:
    • Transferring (moving in or out of bed or a chair unassisted – mechanical transfer aids may be used)
    • Locomotion (moving to different areas in the same room or on the same floor, within the home or on a level surface outside, by walking alone or using a cane, walker, wheelchair, or scooter) while performing activities
  2. Bathing:
    • Washing one’s entire body
    • Getting in and out of tub or shower
    • Sponge bathing
  3. Dressing:
    • Taking clothes from drawers and closets
    • Putting on and taking off clothes and outer garments, including fasteners
  4. Self-feeding:
    • Getting food from plate to mouth
  5. Personal hygiene and grooming:
    • Brushing / combing / styling hair
    • Trimming nails
  6. Maintaining Control Over Urination and Release of Stool:
    • Maintaining complete self-control over urination and defecation
  7. Toileting:
    • Getting to the toilet or remote toileting receptacle
    • Sitting down or otherwise aligning oneself over the toilet or the remote toileting receptacle
    • Discharging urine and/or feces
    • Cleaning oneself
    • Getting back up or moving off the remote toileting receptacle
    • Dumping contents of remote toileting receptacle into the toilet
    • Flushing the toilet
    • Arranging and fastening clothing

Simply stated, basic ADLs are the tasks people do when they get up in the morning and prepare to go out of the house: get out of bed, go to the toilet, bathe, dress, groom, and eat.

Below is a sampling of products and equipment that are designed to help you complete your basic ADLs for a longer period of time. Click on the links to find out more information, see other products selections, and if you like, to make a purchase from one of our providers.

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16 Bamboo Organic Reusable Makeup Remover Pads | Washable and Eco-Friendly | 2 Makeup Flawless Blending Sponge | Soft, Latex Free | 1 Cotton Laundry Bag | For All Skin Types

$13.99
  • Professional Combination Set: Beauty makeup blender sponge gives you a perfect makeup application, avoid the waste of cosmetics;Bamboo cotton rounds, It removes 100% of your make-up away with your favorite toner;Machine washable cotton laundry bag
  • What theme you are most caring about? : If you ask a girl, what ever she is 20,30,40…80 old, absolutely beauty.everyday, they spend many time on make up and many different materials makeups. so how to be the best to her? Let's go for the Non-Latex Makeup Sponges & Reusable Cotton Rounds.
  • Non-Latex Makeup Sponges: Double size after getting wet, softer and easier to makeup.
  • Dry or Wet Use Make up sponges: For all kinds of cosmetics, foundation, BB cream, powder, concealer, isolation, liquid etc.
  • Reusable bamboo cotton rounds: 100% nature organic materials, suitable for all skin types. dry, sensitive or oil skin even on sensitive eyes or irritated skin, do not hesitate to use it, as the pad is soft and skin friendly . Attached laundry bag make these makeup remover pads washing easy. Machine Washable ! Durable!

20 inch Extra Tall Toilet. Convenient Height bowl taller than ADA Comfort Height. Dual flush, Slow-close seat, New handle

$499.00
 
  • Bowl height from floor to top of rim: 20". Total height to the top of toilet seat: 21"
  • Adds bathroom safety. Helps sit down and stand up more easily. Helps prevent falls. Eliminates inconvenience of low toilets and elevated riser seats.
  • Approved by Board of Registration of Plumbers GF. Accepted by California Energy Commission (CEC)
  • May qualify for Tax Deduction as medical expense (see Pub. 502); seek Water-Saver rebate offered by some States
  • Water economy dual flush valve: 1.28 gal/full, 0.9 gal/light. Free expedited shipping ($120 value). Advanced packaging safe delivery
 

3-Pack Men’s Maximum Absorbency Washable Reusable Bladder Control Briefs Grey 3X (Waist 46-48)

$68.00
  • Pack of three Briefs.
  • Maximum absorbency - Holds up to 20 ounces of liquid. Suitable for moderate to heavy incontinence. Not for severe or total incontinence.
  • Functioning Fly.
  • 50% Cotton, 50% Polyester Body. 85% Rayon, 15%Polyester Pad. 100% Polyester Liner.
  • Model# HDM200-3-Pack

33″ Long Dressing Stick with Shoe Horn with Sock Removal Tool, Adjustable Extended Dressing Aids for Shoes, Socks, Shirts and Pants

$12.99
  • Multi-function - Medical Supply Dressing Stick with Shoe Horn with Sock and shoe Remover Tool;Extended Reach Assist.Extendable dressing aid with shoe horn makes getting dressed easier from head to toe. Shoe horn on one end helps guide your heel into shoes, boots and slippers, saving you from bending and reaching. Opposite end features dressing hooks that help you pull on socks, shoes, pants and tops without straining.Easy-to-use sock assist tool makes dressing easier. Versatile design is ideal for
  • Easily detaches for travel - Uniquely Design Separating into three short pieces;33inch Long enough; the detachable shoe horn easily fits in a handbag, carry on or tote for use while traveling and for compact storage.
  • Durable Construction - Sturdy fiber-reinforced ABS plastic, the JJDPARTS detachable shoe horn is exceptionally durable and easy to clean. Each edge has a smooth rounded finish to prevent snags and tears in socks and to prevent scuffed shoes.
  • Ideal For - Dressing sticks are often recommended by therapists and other health care professionals for users who have difficulty reaching, limited mobility. This simple tool can make life a little easier when it comes to dressing. The Dressing Stick helps users with arthritis to perform a variety of tasks.
  • Lifetime Guarantee - Lifetime guarantee so you can purchase now with confidence

Abena Abri-Form Comfort Briefs, Medium, M4, 14 Count

$21.83
  • The Abena Abri-Form Comfort size M4 fits hips 27.5"-43"; Absorbs up to 122 fl oz
  • Optimal leakage protection provided by plastic-backing and soft, reliable leakage barriers extended right to the edge
  • High quality hook and loop tapes for optimal fit and easy repositioning
  • Unique Top Dry system providing a dry surface and rapid absorption
  • Excellent absorption provided by long cellulose fibres, super-absorbents and an additional core in the centre

ADENG Unisex Urinal Bottle for Men and Women, Pee Bottle with a Lid and Funnel, Travel Urinal Kit for Camping Outdoor, with a Carry Bag

$8.99
Features: 1.Made of High Quality plastic durable 2.Wide use: fits for elderly or bedridden, children and adults ( female and

All Terrain KneeRover Steerable Knee Scooter Knee Walker Heavy Duty Crutches Alternative in Blue

$269.99
  • Padded Contoured Comfortable Knee Platform with Easy Folding Mechanism. The handlebars are made of comfort foam 7/8 inches steel
  • 12″ x 8″ x 8.5″ Wire Basket is included for convenient storage and transport of your personal belongings
  • Leg Compatibility: Left and Right. Knee Rest: 3″ Contoured Molded Foam
  • Accommodates patient heights 5′6" – 6’6″
  • 3″ Contoured Knee Support Adjusted Height Range: 18″ – 21.5″. Handlebar Adjusted Height Range: 34″ – 41″

Always Discreet Incontinence Pads for Women, Maximum Absorbency, Long Length, 39 Count – Pack of 3 (117 Total Count) (Packaging May Vary)

$35.67
  • Always Discreet pads - absorb 4X more than period sanitary pads of similar size
  • Absorbent incontinence pads for women that always ship discreetly
  • Experience incredible bladder protection in a surprisingly thin incontinence pad
  • RapidDry core turns liquid to gel to help lock away bladder leaks and odors in seconds.Lightly-scented with exclusive OdorLock Technology to neutralize odors, getting you through the day with poise
  • Double LeakGuards keep wetness away from the edges for secure protection

American Standard Wheelchair Users Wall Hung Bathroom Sink in White with 4 in. Faucet Hole

$417.00
  • Wall-mounted sink
  • Sink arranged for concealed arm carrier by others
  • Front overflow
  • Pre-drilled with 3 faucet holes for 4 in. center-set faucets
  • Limited lifetime warranty

AquaDance 7″ Premium High Pressure 3-Way Rainfall Combo for The Best of Both Worlds-Enjoy Luxurious Rain Showerhead and 6-Setting Hand Held Shower Separately or Together – Chrome Finish – 3328

$39.99
 
  • OUR BEST 3 PICK: Vigorously tested by our professional team of US showerhead experts to highest US quality and performance standards. INDEPENDENTLY TESTED to meet latest US compliance standards unlike most other showerheads sold on . PREMIUM 6-SETTING 7" RAINFALL SHOWER HEAD: Huge 7-inch Face for drenching flow coverage, High-power Click Lever Dial, Rub-Clean Jets (easy cleaning/preventing lime buildup), Angle-Adjustable. All-chrome Finish (including back and face).
  • PREMIUM MATCHING-STYLE HAND SHOWER: Can be used as Overhead or Handheld shower Large 4-inch Face High-power Click Lever Dial Ergonomic Grip Handle Rub-Clean Jets (for easy cleaning and preventing lime buildup) Angle-Adjustable Modern design All-chrome finish (including face)
  • EACH SHOWER HAS 6-SETTINGS: Power Rain, Pulsating Massage, Power Mist, Rain Massage, Rain Mist, Water Saving Pause mode PATENTED 3-WAY WATER DIVERTER: Simply turn switch to direct water flow between two showers. Features Anti-Swivel Position Lock Nut for easy & secure connection ANGLE-ADJUSTABLE OVERHEAD BRACKET: Lets you point each shower where you want it for hands-free operation at desired angle REINFORCED 5 FT. STAINLESS STEEL HOSE: Durable Heavy-duty design with Brass Connection Nuts
  • INCLUDES: 6-setting 7" Rain Shower Head, 6-setting Hand Shower 3-way Water Diverter with built-in Bracket, Shower Hose, Washers, Plumber’s Tape, Installation Manual and . STUNNING GIFT BOX DESIGNED IN USA: Sophisticated, upscale packaging for a perfect gift.
  • EASY TOOL-FREE CONNECTION: No need to call a plumber - installs in minutes with just three hand-tighten connections. Fits any standard shower arm. BEST LIFETIME : Hassle-Free US Limited Lifetime
 

BodyHealt Urinary Drainage Bag with Anti-Reflux Chamber, 2000 mL Vinyl with 48″ Drainage (5 Pack)

$19.40
  • DURABLE CONSTRUCTION. This drainage bag is crafted using vinyl construction to provide strength and durability for both odor containment and leak resistance. Natural rubber latex is not used to eliminate the risk of injuries and allergic reactions.
  • EASY TO USE. There is a clothing clamp on the tube so you can conveniently attach to patient’s clothing and make sure that the tube doesn’t get twisted or dragged on the floor. The drainage bag also features an easily accessible sample port and features measurement markings to allow for easy determination of urinary output.
  • SANITARY DESIGN. A 48-inch drainage tube provides quick drainage while also eliminating a standing column of urine. Additionally, there is an anti-reflux chamber to reduce gross reflux and backflow.
  • VERSATILE USE. Ideal for non-ambulatory individuals, hospitalized patients and those who require incontinence care while sleeping, this bag features a 2000-ml volume so you can leave unattended for hours before it needs to be drained. The handle/hanger fits securely onto a bedrail or wheelchair for added convenience.
  • AMPLE SUPPLY. To meet your needs, this urinary drainage bag is sold in a convenient, 20-count package. Each bag is a one-time use only for sanitation purposes and should be discarded when through.

BUNMO Adaptive Utensils for Elderly/Arthritis/Weak Hand Grip & Handicapped – Convenient Travel Pouch

$15.99
  • LARGE EASY-GRIP HANDLES: Our light weighted foam grip handles are designed for maximum hold
  • SUPPORTIVE UTENSILS – Specially designed assistive devices. Great as elderly & handicap utensils
  • CONVENIENT FOUR-PIECE SET: Tablespoon, teaspoon, rocker knife and fork. Perfect arthritis aids
  • PREMIUM STAINLESS STEEL: BunMo Adaptive Silverware is made of high quality rustproof stainless steel
  • SHARP KITCHEN KNIFE: Original curved design, sharp and meets the standards of adaptive equipment

Carex Elongated Hinged Toilet Seat Riser – Adds 3.5 Inches of Toilet Lift, 300 Pound Weight Capacity – Hinged Toilet Riser For Easy Cleaning

$27.23
  • Contains (1) Carex elongated raised toilet seat. Hinged toilet seat riser adds 3.5" of height to your toilet to aid those with bending and sitting difficulties. This elevated toilet seat has a weight capacity of 300lbs. No locking is required, portable.
  • The hinged seat makes it easy to clean just like a regular toilet seat and lifts easily. The toilet riser seat fits most standard elongated toilets for support bending & standing whether during surgery, injury recover, or for chronic condition.
  • A lift toilet seat that installs safely & quickly between your toilet bowl and existing toilet seat; an easy choice for those with mobility issues making it difficult to sit & stand providing support where it's needed & comfort where it's wanted.
  • Looking for raised toilet seats for elongated toilet? Toilet riser is a simple solution for those with bending or sitting difficulties and a perfect handicap toilet seat or toilet seat for seniors and elderly. Toilet seat is also very comfortable.
  • Trust Carex, a leader in disabled products and medical supplies and equipment for seniors. We are also a trusted manufacturer of raised toilet seats for elongated toilets and standard toilets.

Carex Folding Walker for Seniors – Adult Walker – Portable Medical Walker with Adjustable Height, 30-37 Inches

$27.24
  • FOLDING WALKER. An adult walker that easily folds for transportation. Simply press on the two buttons and the walker folds up nicely. Walker is very sturdy, stable, and safe, made of 1 inch round aluminum construction. Supports a 300lb person.
  • HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE WALKER. A walker for seniors that is height adjustable. Marked peg holes allow the walker to be adjusted from 30-37 inches in height. Simply push the adjustment buttons in and slide the aluminum walker tubes up or down.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT WALKER. The mobility walker is very light and maneuverable and has sides that detach for storing in tight spaces. Walker only weighs 6 pounds.
  • ADD WHEELS and make this walker a rolling walker with wheels. Wheel attachment sold separately. Wheels are perfect for the elderly, seniors, or handicap with problems lifting the weight of the walker. Walker glides can also be added to the bottom of this walker.
  • TRUST CAREX, a leader in walkers for seniors and walkers for elderly. Carex Health Brands has been the branded leader in rollators, walkers, and adult mobility walkers for over 35 years.
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