"After a stroke, daily tasks such as getting around, cooking and bathing may be more difficult than before. Many people benefit from using special aids or equipment. There are many products available, some of which your local authority may be able to provide. Some examples are:
bathing aids – grab rails, non-slip mats, bath and shower seats
dressing – long-handled devices to help you do up your buttons, specialist clothing with Velcro fastenings
furniture – beds, chairs, bath stools
kitchen aids – easy-to-use tin openers and utensils, kettle tippers, non-slip mats and chopping boards
mobility aids – walking sticks and frames, wheelchairs, scooters
making life at home safer – personal alarms, grab rails and reachers"