Providing Home Care Medical Equipment for the Elderly
When you provide elder-care, then Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies are the tools of your trade.The medical needs of elders are likely to be wide-ranging, and caregivers routinely lend a hand and support elders with inadequate mobility, hearing and vision loss, incontinence, pain management, physical and occupational therapy, restricted diets and complicated medication management.
The apparatus involved can consist of wheelchairs, rollators and walkers, aids for reaching and bending, oxygen equipment, syringes and diabetic testing supplies — even eternal feeding supplies. All of this is often in combination with supports for every day living, including shower chairs, elevated toilet seats and grab bars. Some of what you may need is obtainable at any nearby pharmacy, but for the rest you will want a dependable medical equipment supplier.
To locate the best suppliers in your area, ask your elder’s healthcare providers for referrals. Check the Yellow Pages under “Home Medical Equipment and Supplies” and search online as well. Regardless of whether you don’t want to buy equipment or supplies online, the sources you find there will provide product information and pricing for comparison shopping. Don’t assume that the supplier who offers the best price on one item will normally offer the best prices on everything your elder needs. Prices on comparable items can differ widely.
Never skimp on Home Care Medical Equipment
When purchasing a Rollator, Walker or Wheelchair, always make it a good fit.