Just Can’t Wait!
Developed by the Bladder and Bowel community, the Just Can't Wait! app is a digital version of the Just Can't Wait! card. It is a discreet way to gain access to a toilet if you have bladder or bowel problems and there is no public toilet nearby. The app also has maps of the nearest facilities.
This is an easy to use Yoga app that has lots of flexibility. Chose your skill level, duration of the session and even the voice you hear the instructions from. The most useful part of the app is that you can change the level at which the poses are described to you so if you're new to yoga, you can have a full description of what to do. The first 5 sessions are free but it is a pay monthly subscription after that.
Easy to use app for people recovering from Orthopaedic surgery, pre and post op. Pocket Physio features advice on walking with a frame or crutches, hip precautions, breathing exercises, managing pain and self-assessment, as well as recommended techniques for dressing, bathing and getting in and out of vehicles.
Hear You Now
This app is a personal sound amplifier for people with hearing impairments. Just plug in your headphones and hold your phone near the conversation you are struggling to hear and the app will amplify the sound. It lets you control the settings if they are closer or further away and also play back whatever you missed. Free for iPhones from the Apple Store.
The Thalidomide Trust cannot recommend any of these apps and takes no responsibility in people’s decision to download them.