Essential Hip Replacement Recovery Kit

£24.00£26.00

Classic Reacher, Long Handled Shoe Horn, Foxy Sock Aid, Everyday Sponge & Carry Bag

Reaching, stretching, and bending can be a challenge for us all, but after an elective surgery it can be even more difficult. Therefore, we have put together a range of essential tools into one handy recovery kit. Ideal for anyone who may have a limited range of movement, or recovering after surgery, injury, or arthritis.

Our Essential post surgery kit will help you to reach high or low, get your socks and shoes on, and wash yourself with dignity. All while reducing the amount you will need to bend. Perfect for use longer term or as a gift for that person who has everything!

What’s included in the hip and knee replacement kit?

  • Classic Reacher/Grabber – Available in 2 lengths – 26″/65cm or 32″/82cm. Helps you to pick up everyday objects around the home. It also features a magnetic tip, dressing post, and non-slip grip jaw.
  • Long Handled Shoehorn – At 21″/53cm long, this shoe horn will help you put your shoes on and off. Made from strong plastic with a contoured design making it easy to slide your foot in and out.
  • Foxy Sock Aid – Put your socks or stockings on with ease. Ideal for anyone struggling to reach their feet – elderly, disabled or pregnant.
  • Everyday Sponge – 21″/53cm long handled bath sponge and shower foot scrubber – Wash comfortably without bending or twisting or use to apply lotion to dry skin.
  • Handy Carry Bag – helpful drawstring bag with carry handle. Portable and simple solution to store your helpful aids away when not in use.

To find out if you are eligible for VAT relief and live in the UK on this product – click here

Please note: We are currently despatching new orders from 1st October

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Essential Easy Reach Kit:

Classic Reacher, Long Handled Shoe Horn, Foxy Sock Aid, Everyday Sponge & Carry Bag

Reaching, stretching, and bending can be a challenge for us all, but after an elective surgery it can be even more difficult. Therefore, we have put together a range of essential tools into one handy recovery kit. Ideal for anyone who may have a limited range of movement, or recovering after a surgery or injury including: Total/partial hip replacement, knee replacement, back surgery or arthritis.

Both of our Essential hip kit and Deluxe Hip Kit will help you to reach high or low, get your socks and shoes on, and wash yourself with dignity – all while reducing the amount you will need to bend. The Essential Kit is really effective for the short term user, whereas the Deluxe Kit is better for use longer term, or for those who want greater functionality.

Alternatively, our Travel Kit is perfect for those who need to reach, or dress on the go, or where storage is at a premium.

Why not give the gift of independence… This handy care kit is a perfect gift for a loved one or friend  who has everything.  Therefore you you can ensure all of their needs will be met with the product selection included.

What’s included in the hip or knee replacement kit?

  • Classic Reacher/Grabber – Available in 2 lengths – 26″/65cm or 32″/82cm. Helps you to pick up everyday objects around the home. It also features a magnetic tip, dressing post, and non-slip grip jaw to help you carry out those everyday tasks safely and independently.
  • Long Handled Shoehorn – At 21″/53cm long, this shoe horn will help you put your shoes on and off. Made from strong plastic with a contoured design making it easy to slide your foot in and out.
  • Foxy Sock Aid – an easy to use sock aid for anyone struggling to reach their feet – elderly, disabled or pregnant… it’s so simple to use anyone can now put their socks and stockings on with ease without having to ask for help.
  • Everyday Sponge – 21″/53cm long handled bath sponge and shower foot scrubber – Wash comfortably without bending or twisting or use to apply lotion to dry skin.
  • Handy Carry Bag – helpful drawstring bag with carry handle. Portable and simple solution to store your helpful aids away when not in use.

To find out if you are eligible for VAT relief and live in the UK on this post surgery kit– click here

How can you reduce the risk of a fall in the future?

Daughter helping elderly father get off floor after having a fallThe fear of falling or having a fall as you get older is quite common, and although most falls don’t cause serious injury they can leave you with knee pain or hip pain and feeling quite distressed. The good news is there are lots of things you can do to stay steady on your feet.

Our Fall prevention care kits make daily tasks safer and easier for those at risk from a fall reducing the chance of hospitalisation. We have crafted a free falls prevention guide with hints and tips about how you or a loved one can reduce the risk of a fall at home.

Our friends at Tech Silver have also created an in depth ultimate fall prevention guide full of lots of information you’ll ever need about falls, especially the elderly, to help keep you and your loved ones safe, secure and free from falling in the future.

How to Use

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FAQ's

Here you will find the frequently asked questions about the Essential Hip Kit . If you cannot find the answer you are looking for, contact us on our live Jivo-Chat service or call us on 01531 635678 and we will be happy to help!

Classic Reacher:

How do I measure my Reacher?

The length is from the end of the Reacher (jaw) to the top of the handle. This will either be our standard 26″ or longer 32″ length.

Is the reacher handle made of rubber or plastic?

The handle is made of Latex free plastic with a comfortable non slip grip

What is the black hook for at the end of the reacher?

This is the dressing post, It can be used to hook socks, pull clothing around the body etc.

What lengths does the Classic Grabber come in?

Standard size (26″/65cm) or longer size (32″/82cm) – Make sure you select the correct length when ordering

What is the heaviest weight I can pick up with my reacher tool?

We advise you to not pick up objects greater than 1kg as this will stretch the cord inside

What is the weight of the Classic Pro pick up stick?

26″/65cm – 320g

32″/82cm – 360g

Does my grabber come with a stick clip?

No it doesn’t, however you can buy stick clips separately

How do I attach my clips?

Please find Stick Clip instructions here

I have lost my magnet – Can I get another one?

Yes you can, Give us a call 01531 635 678 and we will be able to send you one in the post. All you need to do is use some strong adhesive to attach your new magnet to your grabber.

What is the lifetime guarantee?

Your faithful friend for over 21 years our reachers/grabbers are well used. We will be happy to give yours a freshen up if they stop working (as a result of general wear and tear not misuse).

Can I use this Reacher outdoors for litter picking?

No, This grabber is for indoor use only. We have a website for all your litter picking needs – click here

Foxy Sock Aid:

Can I use the Foxy sock aid for support/compression socks/stockings?

No, The Foxy is designed to be used with everyday socks. Support/Compression socks/stockings would simply crush the flexible plastic, making it very hard to pull the stockings on your foot. If you are looking for a product to help your apply compression wear please try our specifically designed Ezy-on Tall or Ezy-on Small compression frame

What are the dimensions of the fabric tapes on the Foxy?

31″/80cm long, 1″/2.5cm wide

How big is the Sock Aid?

8″/21cm  X 7″/18cm square

How much does the Foxy weigh?

50g

Can this be used one handed?

Yes, the sock aid features long tapes with handles at the end. They can either be used in the hand or around the wrist for a secure hold.

Does this dressing aid come pre-shaped?

No, this product will arrive flat, making it easy to store in a underwear drawer or a suitcase when travelling. The sock aid is made of a flexible plastic so it can be easily shaped by the user.

How can I clean the Foxy Sock Aid?

This a wipe clean plastic material. Just use a sterile solution to clean.

Shoe Horn:

What length is the shoe horn?

20.5″/ 52 cm

What is the weight of the shoe horn?

80g

Can I hang the shoe horn up for easy storage?

Yes this as a handy hanging cord loop at the top of the shoe horn

Everyday Sponge:

Can I remove the head on the sponge?

No, This sponge is attached to the long handle. Our sponges do not have interchangeable heads

How long is the sponge?

21″/53cm

How heavy is the sponge?

150g

Can I bend/curve the handle on the sponge?

All of our long handled sponges and brushes can have their handles ‘set’ in a bend /curve position to help you to reach around your body more easily. This can be done by slowly pouring hot water over the handle to soften the plastic, or alternatively, heat the handle with a hair dryer for 5-10 mins until it is easy to bend. Bend the handle to the desired angle and hold in position. Hold with a towel if it is too hot. Cool the handle under cold water for a few minutes to fix into place.

Please be careful to not burn yourself.

Blue Carry Bag:

How big is the carry bag?

Length: 91.5cm/36″

Width: 46cm/18″

Can I wash the carry bag?

The carry bag is easy to clean – simply wipe down with a wet cloth and mild detergent.

Where are these products manufactured?

These products are British manufactured in Herefordshire in the UK

You can find more FAQ’s about The Helping Hand Company, delivery, VAT exemption, how to order and our web shop here

4 reviews for Essential Hip Replacement Recovery Kit

  1. M Patterson

    Great product as prevents the excessive pain after 2 operations

  2. Anne Reece

    Means I can be independent and not asking for help constantly

  3. Amazon Customer

    Exactly what you need to prepare for rehabilitation at home following a hip replacement. Each item is of the best quality, and well designed. Excellent value for money.

  4. Leslie G – Amazon Customer

    The equipment I received came in very useful indeed when I had a total hip replacement, this is a must

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