Consider getting a dishwasher, if funds permit. One person with M.E. finds a hand-held sewing machine useful. Long-life energy-efficient bulbs need replacing less frequently. If you are thinking of moving house, look at bungalows, ground floor flats and houses with a downstairs toilet, which could enable you to live downstairs most, or all of the time. When decorating it is worth bearing in mind that busy wallpaper will be more stimulating (see Over-Stimulation).
- THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR CONSUMER AFFAIRS (RICABILITY), 30 ANGEL GATE, CITY ROAD, LONDON, EC1V 2PT Tel: 020 7427 2460 Fax: 020 7427 2468 Textphone: 020 7427 2469 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.ricability.org.uk researches and published unbiased information on products, including household appliances, and services to enable older and disabled people to live more independently.
- ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS, EDGEBASTON PARK, 353 BRISTOL ROAD, BIRMINGHAM, B5 7ST Tel: 0121 248 2000 Website: www.rospa.co.uk provides information on home safety.
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