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Tips for Gardening and Housekeeping with Mobility Issues

If you or someone you care for has mobility issues, staying active and independent can be a challenge. Many people want to maintain their housekeeping routines, or to continue enjoying their garden despite difficulties. Here at Help to You, we help to give you the extra support you need to continue engaging with life while removing some of the stress and anxiety that coping with household tasks can bring.

Gardening and cleaning with mobility issues

Some tips to help make things easier

Tip 1
An effective strategy in carrying out housekeeping duties involves taking things slow and pacing yourself. Spreading out your tasks across a week and limiting yourself to a few tasks a day is more efficient than attempting to fulfill all of your duties on a given day. Take breaks and be satisfied with your daily progress.

Tip 2

If you have back pain or are frail, you may experience issues with maneuvering a heavy vacuum cleaner. Those ultra-light stick vacuum cleaners such as a Kogan C7 Cordless or a Dyson V7 Cord-free vacuum are a perfect solution. Due to their light and easy mobility nature, they are operational with only the use of one hand. This makes them perfect for those individuals with mobility aids such as crutches or canes.

Tip 3

Another household cleaning tip includes robotic vacuum cleaners! Robotic cleaners have come a long way in recent years are perfect in cleaning your floors with minimal physical work. These vacuum cleaners operate themselves and are great for wheelchair or less mobile users as they can be programmed to work whilst you are out and or in bed, ensuring that you won’t risk tripping over them. 

Tip 4
If you struggle with the general housekeeping and gardening duties at home. It may be less stressful to outsource some or all of your housekeeping and gardening services to a business like Help To You. We can help keep your house clean and your garden a place of enjoyment.

How Help to You can help.

If tip 4 is relevant to you, Help To You offers you the perfect solution. Regarding housekeeping and cleaning, our services include:

  • Housekeeping
  • General Cleaning
  • Window Cleaning
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Pressure Cleaning
  • Ironing and more…

Furthermore, we offer gardening services for those individuals who need the assistance maintaining their gardens, this includes:

  • Lawn Mowing
  • Weeding
  • Pruning and General Gardening
  • Planting
  • Landscaping and more..

Whether you need help with monotonous work around the house, are a time poor carer in need of respite, and/or require extra assistance due to your health, Help To You is focused on satisfying your every need and providing the results you sought after.