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5.0 out of 5 stars perfect for my elderly disabled father, 7 May 2012
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My dad has been seriously ill and was unable to stand to shave for any length of time. Saddened by his determination to continue, but lack of strength I searched for something that would help him out. He has weak hands/grip and the shape of this model means he can hold it comfortably and continue to do this one simple thing for himself. Rechargeable is a bonus as he doesn't need to be in the bathroom... just the comfort of his own armchair. A perfect product for his situation and at a very good price... He has to have alot of help now with day to day care, but with this little gadget, at least he can do his own personal grooming! One of the best things I could have bought him!
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Initial post: 18 May 2012 11:01:41 BDT
Last edited by the author on 18 May 2012 11:03:09 BDT
As a grandfather who has almost recovered from a major stroke four years ago, but who still finds some things difficult (like tap dancing, arm wrestling, and bungee jumping), please allow me to thank you for being so considerate to your own father. There aren't many of you about, and I'd be proud to call you mine. This won't contribute anything to the discussion, I know, but God bless you anyway.

In reply to an earlier post on 18 May 2012 11:34:17 BDT
R. Richards says:
Aahhhh, that is so lovely of you to say. I wish you a speedy full recovery to get those dancing shoes on again! Thank you for your lovely comment.

Posted on 1 Dec 2012 16:08:43 GMT
Hello R Richards, I hope everything is ok with your dad. I love my elderly parents. Lovely comment from Dr Smith too - keep feeling better.

Posted on 16 Dec 2012 20:57:47 GMT
Parmenides says:
Thanks for your review. I am buying this shaver for the same reason. Wishing you and your dad all the best.

Ben

Posted on 17 Oct 2013 11:31:28 BDT
P. Loughlin says:
Wishing you and your daddy all the best. Been there and your review brought memories back xx

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Dec 2013 11:20:54 GMT
R. Richards says:
Thank you, i appreciate that xx

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Dec 2013 11:22:17 GMT
Last edited by the author on 20 Jan 2014 20:53:26 GMT
R. Richards says:
Thanks, i hope it will help like it did for my dad, bless him.. He managed to hang on independently for two years with it, so it turned out to be one of the best things i could have helped him with.xx he has to have assistance with it now, but its still going strong...

Posted on 20 Jan 2014 20:27:33 GMT
Thanks. I'm looking for a razor for my elderly father too. He has moderate dementia & has started looking rather whiskery lately. He seems to have forgotten how to shave & doesn't think important any more. We're hoping an electric shaver will help. Don't think this ones got a trimmer for moustache though.

In reply to an earlier post on 20 Jan 2014 20:58:43 GMT
R. Richards says:
Thanks for your comments, i have to say it still works very well with reasonably regular use, so i can still recommend it two years later...
I don't think it does moustache trims though. Hope your dad finds it easy to use and regains the self-worth of personal grooming once more.. Best wishes.

Posted on 5 Mar 2014 09:24:15 GMT
diana says:
thanks for your review this has helped me alot as my partner has had a stroke and is still weak one side i think this gadget wil help him
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