Adaptive clothing will make dressing easier and more dignified for Parkinson’s Disease

As Parkinson’s disease progresses, dressing unfortunately becomes increasingly difficult – both independently and with assistance.

In order to maintain independence for as long as possible, it is important to dress wearing clothes that are easy to get dressed in and out of. Designed to Care is committed to providing you with specifically designed Parkinson’s Disease adaptive clothing options

To prolong independent dressing we have replaced all fiddly buttons with (colour coordinated) pop-fasteners and sturdy zips all of which have easy grip ties to grab a hold of. We have also made the clothes accessible from both large side and back openings which require less precision.

If assistance is provided with dressing or if mobility is an issue, our adapted clothing will also improve assisted dressing as it will be easier and quicker for a care giver – in particular, the back opening clothes reduce the need to lift or twist.

Parkinson's Disease is considered to be a chronic condition by HMRC, click here to find out more about chronic illness and disabled vat relief on adaptive clothing

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