Guide To Standing Lifting Hoists

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 24-Mar-2020 14:10:00

Standing lifts are specifically designed to secure patients during transfers from a seated position to a standing position, enabling quicker, easier, and safer patient lifting and transfer for both the patient and the caregiver. Another name for it is sit to stand hoists.

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Topics: patient lifting, standing hoist

Policy Update - Covid-19

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 19-Mar-2020 11:46:48

Dear Active Mobility customers

We are currently undergoing some tough, challenging times and while living with disability is not easy for many people it is understandably even more difficult with the COVID-19 going around. As a disability supply company we exist to help those that live with these disabilities to remain mobile as well as maintaining and even improving their independence. Even now we are still committed to doing this duty to our customers.

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Topics: Active Mobility Systems

Be Secure with the Synetik Belts and Harnesses

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 10-Mar-2020 14:05:00

Wheelchairs are helpful equipment that allows those living with disabilities, or are otherwise not as mobile as others, to go from point A to point B. However for those that live with severe disabilities, there is always the potential of falling or sliding off and that can be frustrating and distressing for both carers and users.

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Topics: power wheelchairs, patient seating

Buyer's Guide to Wheelchair Harnesses and Belts

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 03-Mar-2020 10:00:00

Wheelchairs are helpful equipment that allows those living with disabilities, or are otherwise not as mobile as others, to go from point A to point B. However for those that live with severe disabilities, there is always the potential of falling or sliding off and that can be frustrating and distressing for both carers and users.

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Topics: electric wheelchairs, bodypoint

Things you need to know about wheelchair users

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 25-Feb-2020 14:49:58

When seeing a person sitting in wheelchair, we often think person can’t do anything or their life must be hard or they can’t socialise because they are disabled and so on. However that’s the wrong perception as people on wheelchairs are just as different from each other as we are from everybody else in the world.

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Topics: power wheelchairs, Power Mobility, electric wheelchairs

Buyer's Guide to Choosing the Right Lift Chair

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 11-Feb-2020 10:05:00

Lift chairs are helpful for patients who are still able to sit and walk, but find it difficult to get up from chairs normally without assistance. Lift chairs features motors on them, which does much of the work in getting users to a standing position. As a result of this there is less muscle strain on the user which lowers the risk of injury or fatigue.

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Topics: patient care, lift chairs

Guide To Bedside Commodes

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 04-Feb-2020 11:15:00

Bedside commodes are designed to allow patients to do toileting without having to go to the bathroom. This may be due to patients unable to walk far or for convenience. Active Mobility stocks a wide range of bedside commodes for both bariatric and non-bariatric patients.

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Topics: patient care, bedside commode

NDIS: Support budgets

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 21-Jan-2020 14:00:00

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.

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Topics: Medical equipment, Active Mobility Systems, ndis

Guide To Patient Bariatric Lift Chairs

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 14-Jan-2020 10:00:00

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.

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Topics: lift chairs, bariatric patient care

Slings University: Allegro Patient Lifting Slings

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 10-Dec-2019 14:10:00

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.

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Topics: Active Mobility Systems, patient sling, slings, standing transfer equipment