Living alone is a lifestyle that many homeowners want to maintain, but as you get older or your mobility decreases, new challenges occur which can make you more vulnerable when living by yourself. However, mobility installations, such as stairlifts, are a great way of making your home safer and providing practical support every day.
Here are three top ways that stairlifts can help those living independently.
You don’t have to be a technical expert to be able to use a stairlift. The great thing about them is that they are very easy to use as once you are strapped in you only need to work a simple lever or button to move from A to B. Going upstairs is very easy with a stairlift so you haven’t got to worry about navigating the stairs unsafely or rely on others to help you every day.
If you’re unsteady on your feet or you’ve already experienced an accident on the stairs, this can be dangerous when living alone. As a solution, installing a stairlift will keep you safe when moving between floors so you and your loved ones can rest assured that your home is equipped for your needs. Whether you’re going to bed or going to the bathroom, a stairlift will keep you much safer.
When you need extra mobility support it’s important that you don’t ignore the signs. Many people feel worried about asking for help as they fear that living alone is no longer an option. However, by speaking up you can get the help you need such as a stairlift. This type of equipment will put less strain on your body so your symptoms can be controlled and you can continue living safely.
At Alfix in Leamington Spa, we understand how important it is to remain independent for as long as possible. If you or a relative is living with a mobility-related condition or needs a little extra help getting around, we have a range of high-quality stairlifts that can keep you safe and self-sufficient. Call us on 01926 334848 to arrange your consultation and find out more about our services.