This section includes coverings to protect clothing. they are suitable for adults, children or both.
Assistive features include:
Washable coverings often have a cloth outer layer with a PVC or waterproof backing, which may help prevent liquids soaking through to your clothes
Troughs or pockets that can catch dropped food so that it doesn't fall onto the floor.
Velcro or popper fastenings may make putting on and removing the covering easier
Wider neck to assist with putting on and removing the covering
Fire-resistance may provide protection against dropped ash if you smoke
Disposable coverings may be useful if you are unable to wash reusable coverings regularly.
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If you know that there is a certain product that will help you, feel free to browse through our online catalogue or use our search tool for specific product names. National retailers are listed against each product and you can click on their link to go directly to their website to order that product or contact the retailer for more information. Don't forget to tell them you found their information on our site.
If you are unsure about what you need why not try our AskSARA tool to narrow down your search by considering what areas of daily living you need help with.
If you would prefer to speak to someone for advice about daily living equipment, please contact our Helpline on 0300 999 0004.
Our experienced advisors will help you find the solution to your problem and can send you information on products that might help you, where you can buy equipment and other useful organisations that might be able to help you.
You can also post a question on the Youreable forum. it’s free to join the forum and the community is supportive and knowledgeable. The forum is an online community of and for disabled and older people and their families/carers.