Hi, She can't stand, I presume, or she could use two non-bariatric scales. It was once necessary to weigh my brother. Hospitals sometimes have hoists with a weighing function, but the one we happened to encounter was broken. Later social services (incorrectly) told us we can't use a certain recline...
Hi Matt, I did care for my obese brother but at the end he was 24 stone and 82. He was not as obese as your mother and he was actually losing weight. He was once 32 stone and put in hospital on a low-calorie diet and his weight went down to 12 stone, but that was decades ago. You should definitely ...
Hi, She can't stand, I presume, or she could use two non-bariatric scales. It was once necessary to weigh my brother. Hospitals sometimes have hoists with a weighing function, but the one we happened to encounter was broken. Later social services (incorrectly) told us we can't use a certain recline...
Aw right.i wouldnt no where to begin then getting equipment personally. I have always just went through the occuptional therapist for grandmother as was very good making sure it was the right stuff for height weight etc. Sorry i cant be more of a help We are looking for a bed with a very high weigh...
Can u get the gp to refer her to occuptaional therapist who will do a assesment at home with your mum and help provide equipment. We want to buy and find all the equipment needed ourselves. We have current equipment but it's either old and needs replacing or my mom has outgrew so items. I want to f...
Hello Matt I'm sorry I can't be any help to you as my circumstances are different. Want to welcome you to the forum as I'm certain you will find it supportive. I have granddaughter's​ a little older than you. I'm hoping you do get some time for socialising. I'd be happy to speak with your granddaug...
Hello. I look after my bed bound mom. She's bed bound because of her weight and she recently outgrew her bariatric scale. So I'm looking for new scale and easy ways of actually weighing her anty tips or suggestions.
Hi Matt, welcome to the forum. We have a forum member who cared for her obese brother for a long time, she will have some tips for you. However, can I ask how old you are, if mum is just 38? Did anyone ask you if you actually wanted to care for her? Would you like to hand over the care to someone e...
Hello bowlingbun and susieq. Could you please both message me id very much enjoy speak with you both. I have tried contacting you both but o can't figure out how to lol
Hello guys and girls! I am a carer to my morbidly obese 38 year old mother. She is completely bed bound/immobile because of her size. I'm looking for new and updated equipment capable of taking care of someone of her size. She's only 5 foot 5 inche's but weighs close to 700 lbs or 50 stone. I'm also...