The health, well-being and safety of our community should never be taken lightly. Access to quality and affordable assistive technology equipment and services is our main focus. As an NDIS Provider, we can process service bookings through our NDIS portal. We have been working with NDIS right from its inception in 2014 providing and helping people who are in need of assistance to live a free life.
Lift chairs are helpful for aged care residents to get up as the chairs can tilt forward allowing them to slightly stand before being able to stand up by themselves. However there are also lift chairs that can cater to bariatric patients and they are equally just as effective and useful as normal lift chairs.
As mentioned in our previous article (Introduction to Patient Lifting Slings), Active Mobility Systems supplies various brands of Patient Lifitng Slings. The most common brands we stock are Allegro Concepts and Silvalea.
International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on December 3rd each year. Today, we would like to celebrate the 4.3 million Australians living with disability and many more all around the world.
Daily actions such as picking up objects from the floor, dining and taking a bath can sometimes be difficult to those that live with disability. It can be frustrating for them and can cause some distress; however there are products out there that can help people do these activities and help them maintain some level of independence.
Slings and other lifting accessories are a key part of the extensive range of patient lifting equipment that Active Mobility supplies. Patient Lifting Slings is an essential equipment when lifting people, from chairs, beds or floors. To choose the right sling for a participant can often be difficult. There are many factors that needs to be considered when choosing a patient lifting sling.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme provides all Australians under the age of 65 who have a permanent and significant disability and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to enjoy an ordinary life. The NDIS helps people with disability achieve their goals. Learning the “NDIS language” will help participants understand the NDIS Scheme and how it can help and benefit the participant.
As people grow older the more chances of having falls become more common due to an aging body. That is why preventing falls are important and we have written a couple of blogs on how to reduce personal and environmental risks of falls. However for those that tend to wander around unassisted you can help prevent them from falling with alarm and sensors.
Mobility scooters, like power mobility wheelchairs, give users the independence and mobility they need for day-to-day living. Users can simply use them to drive up to the shops, visit friends or even take it to the shopping mall for a day out.
Manual wheelchairs are alternatives to power wheelchairs as they are simple to use and are cheaper compared to power wheelchairs. They’re ideal for users who don’t require much features and simply want a wheelchair that they can use easily and on a day-to-day basis.