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For people who can not put on standard everyday clothes or who find dressing painful, there are clothes available which are easy to put on and which also take into account the different limitations that people have.

Characteristics:

  • Orthopaedic shoes
  • Wheelchair clothing
  • Swimwear for poeple with incontinence

Subsections of: Clothing and shoes

Orthopaedic footwear

Included are, e.g., deep-lasted, soft-interface and long-entry footwear.

Orthopaedic shoes to reduce deformity

Included are, e.g., soft-interface footwear.

Outerwear

Clothing worn outdoors over other clothes to protect a person against cold, wind and all types of precipitation

Gloves and mittens

Assistive products for hand protection, see 09 06 15

Underwear

Assistive products for absorbing urine and faeces, see 09 30

Stockings and socks

Anti-oedema stockings for arms and legs and other parts of the body, see 04 06 06

Bathing wear

Included are, e.g., clothing for hydrotherapy and protective bathing pants.

Bibs and aprons

Garments worn over the front of the body to protect clothing or the body from getting soiled

Shoes and boots

Included are, e.g., shoes for dedicated use, like sport shoes and inlays.

Anti-slip assistive products for shoes and boots

Devices and materials fixed to footwear to prevent slipping

Buttoning devices and fasteners

Included are, e.g., zippers, elastic shoelaces, holders for aprons, strips made of nylon fabric that can be fastened to themselves (Velcro strips) and other products that can facilitate buttoning or fastening.