Hearing is one of the five senses that we rely on every day of our lives. We wake up to the sound of our alarm clock, listen to music on the way to work and enjoy the conversations that we have in the evening.
The Shire of Collie, a local Western Australian area, officially opened its first Changing Place facility last Thursday.
There are a few different types of air-assisted transfer devices that can lift and transfer a person.
Inflatable mattresses transfer a person from bed to bed, and lifting devices that transfer a fallen person into a sitting position.
Sliding sheets are one of the most commonly used types of manual handling equipment in the healthcare and aged care industry. They are used for moving patients horizontally on beds, shower trolleys. They are simple to use, however despite their simplicity they do require training to avoid lifting failure or patient and carer injuries.
Older people depend on their carers to assist them to move, transfer safely and with dignity. It is necessary for carers to develop the skills to use manual handling equipment efficiently and effectively.
You are invited to the Lunch n Learn Series Seminar" Rolling on the bed: Manual or mechanical methods?", with Aideen Gallagher on the 27th September 2017.
Lift Chairs are a great home equipment for elderly having trouble to stand from their comfortable sitting position. But how do we know which chair will fit their needs or which one will be the most comfortable chair? With so many options on today's market, you will have to consider few factors before purchasing the right chair.
Our team at Active Mobility Systems is taking on the challenge of competing 10000 steps a day for “Steptember”- a fundraising challenge to support Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Steptember is about setting goals and doing our best to achieve them.
On 26th July 2017 Aideen Gallagher from Manual Handling completed a day Lunch n Learn Series workshop including topics on Full lifting hoists, Standing hoists, Full lifting hoists, Toiletings slings.
Working with the NDIS in regard to Assistive Technology and Complex Home Modifications. This information session is designed to help people with disability, as well as their families and carers, get ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme that will commence in your area on 1 July 2017.