Getting dressed

If you have trouble getting dressed and undressed, contact Disabled Living.

Disabled Living occupational therapists can assess you if you want more detailed advice. 

Living made easy can lots of options about easy-to-wear clothes and equipment to help with dressing.

Use the askSara self-assessment to find out what equipment might help.

Simple changes and small pieces of equipment can help you overcome difficulties.

  • Remove slip and trips hazards where you get dressed - rugs, mats, slippery bathroom floors.
  • If you find buttons difficult, think about elastic, velcro or zips. You can also buy button hooks to help.
  • Sit down when you are getting dressed.

What Adult Social Care can do

If you want more advice or you feel that you need more support, contact Adult Social Care which may be able to assess your situation and discuss with you the type of support you need.

Adult Social Care is now provided by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

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