These videos demonstrate the safe set up and use of different types of equipment that may be recommended by your Occupational Therapist (also known as your OT).
Please ensure you practice set up and use of equipment and aids, preferably with a family member present. This will ensure safe and effective utilisation of equipment prior to actual use.
Who the videos are for?
These videos are for particular individuals who have had specific equipment recommended to them by their Occupational Therapist for use at home. The recommendations are based on the individual’s injuries and functional capacity following a hospital admission.
When are you supposed to use them?
Your therapist will indicate which video/s are relevant to you and when to watch them.
If you need help
Please contact your Occupational Therapist if you have any questions or concerns regarding the set up of equipment as shown in these videos.
Shower stools and shower chairs
This video will help you to set up and use your shower stool. This includes how to adjust the height correctly, how to position it correctly in your shower and how to complete safe transfers on and off.
This video will help you to set up your manual wheelchair and guide you through the mechanics of use.
Over toilet frame
This video will help you to set up your Over Toilet Frame. This includes how to adjust the height and how to position the frame over your toilet correctly.
This video will help you to set up your toilet surround frame. This includes how to adjust the height correctly and how to position the frame around your toilet correctly.
Long handled reacher
This video will help you to use a long handled Reacher to dress your lower body. Please ensure you are seated when performing this task.
This video will help you use a sock donner to put on your socks. Please ensure you are seated when performing this task.
This video will demonstrate how to use a bottom wiper to increase independence with toileting.
Bath transfer bench
This video will help you safely set up and use your bath transfer bench.
This video will help you set up your bath board safely. It includes how to position the board over your bath correctly and directions for use.
Non weight bearing transfer for lower limb - setup and use
This video will demonstrate how to safely transfer in and out of the shower whilst maintaining a non-weight bearing restriction in one lower limb.
In a medical emergency, call 000. If you are feeling unwell, see your local GP or go to your local hospital Emergency department for help.