Shoe-Helper Reacher/Grabber Aid - VAT Free
Truly the most independent dressing aid of its kind. This combined shoehorn, shoe-helper and Reacher/Grabber makes bending down and wrestling your feet into shoes a thing of the past. Designed for easy use by those who struggle to bend or reach their feet.
The Shoe Helper claw tightly grips and holds the shoe into place. Whilst the contoured plastic shoe horn guides the foot into the shoe with ease. The shoe wear helper also doubles up as a grabber, so you can tidy away your shoes or slippers after use. An ideal and much more versatile alternative to a long and heavy metal shoe horn.
What are the benefits?
- No need to worry about bending down – stand the handy helper by the front door, in the porch or by your favourite armchair for easy reach every time
- For use with all types of footwear – sling back heels, sandals, trainers, slippers and boots
- Non slip serrated grip jaw – even when you pick up a scarf or the post off the doormat
- Comes in two lengths – 26″/66cm and 32″/81cm
Are you eligible for VAT relief?
HMRC states that if you are “chronically sick or disabled” you can purchase goods without VAT when purchased for your personal or domestic use. A parent, spouse or guardian can also purchase on behalf of this person and obtain VAT relief.
Physical or mental impairments, which have a long-term and substantial adverse effect upon his/her ability to carry out everyday activities or a condition which the medical profession treats as a chronic sickness. Goods used for your own private use only, rather than for business purposes. It cannot be used by anyone else.
Which products are eligible for the relief?
The declaration is only attached to those products with are eligible for the relief. It is only those products which have been designed for the sole use of disabled people that are eligible for the VAT relief. It is the designer or manufacturer who determines this not Story & Sons. Further information on the VAT relief can be found on the HMRC website – VAT Notice 701/7: VAT reliefs for disabled or older people. Please do not make the declaration if you are unsure – it is an offence to make a false declaration.