You can use equipment to help you get dressed. The Living Made Easy website has more information about equipment for dressing, including:
- dressing sticks
- sock and stocking aids
- button hooks
They also give information about clothing and equipment for easier dressing. Some adapted clothing can include features like:
- side, back or front openings
- magnetic, or hook and loop fasteners (such as Velcro)
- zip fastenings
We have more information about using equipment to help you stay independent.
Personal care and hygiene
If you need assistance with personal care, the Living Made Easy website has information about using equipment and adaptations for personal care.
Types of personal care include:
- bathing and showering
- managing medication
- small personal care aids
We have more information about adapting your home to work for you.
If you care for someone, the NHS website has advice on how to help someone you care for keep clean.