Posted on 15/11/2021

10 gift ideas for him this Christmas

10 gift ideas for him this Christmas

Finding the perfect gift for him can be a tricky task. Why not think a little outside the box and get him a gift to help him maintain his independence this Christmas?

1: Button Hook with Zipper Pull

For those with reduced hand function, buttons and zips can be more than a little fiddly. This handy device makes buttons and zips much easier to deal with and is small enough for him to carry around with him. It’s suitable for left or right-handed use.

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2: Heat Holders Slippers

These super soft, cosy slippers will make a great Christmas gift for him this year. They have a special thermal HeatWeaver lining to keep his feet nice and warm and use memory form so that they mould to the shape of his feet for a comfortable fit. These slippers also have a lightweight but durable sole, making them a great option to wear around the house in colder weather.

Available in men’s sizes 7 - 11

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3: Heat Holders Boxed Socks

Socks are a classic Christmas go-to, but these socks are extra-special. Made with a high-quality thermal yarn, these socks are made with a long-looped pile to help make them extra toasty. A great option if he often has cold feet. These socks come in a box for easy gifting and are labelled with either #1 Dad, Best Grandad, or Super Dad.

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4: NRS Combi Grabber

For the man who finds bending or stretching difficult, the NRS Combi Grabber could be a great gift to help him reach and get hold of things around him. The extra reach with the grabber can help to reduce his risk of overbalancing and falling when going to pick something up. The rubberised jaws can rotate 90 degrees and have anti-slip grips to help give a tighter grip on what is being picked up.

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5: Swissvoice D38 Clamshell Tri-Band Mobile Phone

Help him keep in touch with friends and family with the help of this hearing aid compatible Swissvoice mobile phone. This phone has a useful function where it can send close contacts a message alert if the person using it hasn’t answered several calls in a row. It also features an SOS button which send a pre-recorded voice and text message to up to five contacts when pressed, giving you peace of mind that they can get help in an emergency.

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6: Lavender Wheat Warmer

If he’s prone to aches and pains, this soothingly scented wheat warmer could help to ease them. It can mould to his body, giving off relaxing heat that can help to provide relief from pain. It’s also a useful way to help warm him up a little if he’s feeling chilled. The Lavender Wheat Warmer is available with a blue fleece cover or a tartan cover.

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7: Leather Wheelchair Gloves

Help to propel his wheelchair in style and comfort with these durable Leather Wheelchair Gloves. They have a textured, padded palm for extra grip, and a Velcro wrist strap for extra comfort and security. Plus, they’re machine washable too.

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8: Lightweight Self-Opening Scissors

These scissors have been designed with a spring-loaded mechanism to help him cut items even if he has weak hands and a reduced grip. It also has a safety tab to close the blades when not in use.

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9: SitnStand Portable Rising Seat

Give him a hand getting up from his favourite chair with the SitnStand Portable Rising Seat. It doesn’t need installing and is suitable with most chair types. It’s lightweight and portable so can be moved around as needed. It has simple up/down buttons to inflate or deflate the cushion depending on if he needs help getting up or support while sitting down.

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10: Fiddle Muff Activity Apron

If he’s living with dementia, this activity apron could be a great Christmas gift. It’s uniquely designed to appeal to the senses, with a soft squeezable anti-stress ball, clear, removeable pockets for reminiscence pictures, and tactile pockets on the front. It’s also weighted to help him feel warm and secure while using it and can help to calm agitated hands and relieve stress.

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If you’re not sure if a product is right for your loved one’s needs and need some help, please get in touch with our free Product Advice Service on 0345 121 8111 or email [email protected].

Looking for more gift ideas for him? You can check out the rest of our gift ideas here.

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