Ask Sara

AskSARA for advice, support and products that make daily living easier. AskSARA is an award-winning online self-help guide providing expert advice and information on products and equipment for older and disabled people. AskSARA is easy to use.

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Living Made Easy

Living made easy is an impartial advice and information website about daily living equipment and other aspects of independent living. It has been developed by the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF), a national charity with 40 years’ experience in providing independent advice about independent living for disabled adults and children, older people, their carers and families. […]

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Disability Equipment and how to get it

It is aimed at people who may need help to manage more easily or safely around the home, and gives information about ways to access equipment in Scotland

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Helping visually impaired people in their homes assistive technology

Findings of a project, commissioned by Thomas Pocklington Trust, that aimed to determine the needs of visually impaired people. This comprised surveys of user needs and existing assistive technology, and a gap analysis. It found a wide range of available devices (equipment and products) that reflects the large number of tasks required for daily living

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Choosing Household Equipment

Information about most problems experienced by people with disability in managing their home. It covers dealing with the home layout, safety, opening doors & windows, electrics, carrying items, food & drink preparation; cooking, cleaning and laundry.

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British Red Cross website short term support for independent living

Information about the short term support that the British Red Cross can help with, I.e. care in the home, medical equipment loans, transport & escort assistance, therapeutic massage, and skin camouflage treatment.

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Sources of Funding Obtaining Equipment for Disabled Older People

Information about the funding & equipment sources for older & disabled people. It covers benefits, statutory equipment provision & grants, funding from charities & grant giving trusts; specific sources of funding, and short term equipment hire/loans.

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Your home arthritis

Information about the types of adaptations & equipment that can help people with arthritis to manage daily living in their home

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