- Special Toilet Chair that are either attached to the lavatory pan or slide over, if are suitable for more severely affected people.
- Handrails are provided.
- For cleaning automatic washer, a handheld faucet can be used.
- Disposable nappies for the young inconvenient child.
- A bath mat may be sufficient to prevent a child slipping in the bathroom, suction based seats are also available.
- As the severely handicapped person becomes heavier and larger a shallow bath insert or hoist may be necessary.
- Ideally, the feeding person should be directly in front in order to maintain the person’s position.
- The table should be positioned at axilla height and close to the chest, so that the distance from the plate to mouth is reduced.
- A Non-slip mat ion (table mat) the table can stabilize dishes or special suction based dishes can be used.
- Special cutlery, such as combined Fork/Knife may be suitable.
- Using a straw or a cup with a lid will prevent liquids dribbling back out of the mouth.
- For some children who are on Antiepileptic or Antispastic Drugs and who may sleep for long period during the day, frequent stimulation is provided to discourage unwanted Sleep.
- Night Splintage and foam wedges are used to support limbs or whole body in a more satisfactory position.
- Positioning the individual on the floor, bed or specially fatten work surface is safer than using one’s lap a chair or wheel chair.
- Techniques to inhibit spastic postures will facilitate the movements of the limbs into and out of clothing.
- Clothing should be loose, free from unnecessary fastening and limited to a few layers.