Slings University: Introduction to Patient Lifting Slings

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 19 Nov 2019, 14:00:00

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.

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Guide to understanding the ndis from A - Z

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 12 Nov 2019, 14:00:00

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.

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Topics: Active Mobility Systems, disability, ndis, occupational therapists

Prevent Falls with Alarms and Sensors

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 5 Nov 2019, 10:10:00

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.

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Topics: Falls Management, aged care facilities

Buyer's Guide To Compact Scooters

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 29 Oct 2019, 14:00:00

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.

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Topics: Power Mobility, compact scooters

Buyer's Guide To Portable Manual Wheelchairs

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 22 Oct 2019, 11:00:00

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.

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Topics: manual wheelchair, Manual Mobility

Bring More With The New Quokka Mobility Bags

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 15 Oct 2019, 14:10:00

We know that it’s a bit difficult to find stylish, high-end accessories for any mobility equipment. Sometimes when we do find them the accessories might either be too big, too bulky, heavy or just uninspiring.

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Topics: Assistive Technology, Power Mobility

Buyer's Guide To Disability Baths

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 1 Oct 2019, 14:10:00

Personal hygiene and bathing are day-to-day activities that people do on a daily basis. However for those living with disability even the most basic of things can be difficult for them and that can lead to frustrations and a loss of dignity. Here at Active Mobility Systems our baths are made to order and help people living with disability with personal hygiene as well as assist their carers in their day-to-day hygiene duties.

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Topics: baths, patient hygiene

Difference Between Gel Foam and Sunmate Foam

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 24 Sep 2019, 14:00:00

Wheelchair seating is an important aspect of wheelchair prescriptions as the seating on the wheelchair depends on the needs of the individual. Here at Active Mobility Systems we work alongside Occupational Therapists in finding the right seats for you. With a wide range of seating in stock it can be a little confusing on which seating are best for you, however today we will discuss the difference between two different types of cushion foams.

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Topics: spex, seating cushions

Guide To Bariatric Mobility Scooters

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 17 Sep 2019, 14:10:00

Mobility scooters are useful for moving independently as well as being an alternative to power wheelchairs. However, like all other equipment, there are some mobility scooters that are specifically designed for bariatric patients with bigger wheels and power. In today’s guide we’ll showcase some of those bariatric scooters in our range.

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Topics: Power Mobility, bariatric mobility scooter

Difference Between Walkers and Walking Frames

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 10 Sep 2019, 14:10:00

Both walkers and walking frames help patients move independently or to help reduce their chances of falling. However what’s the difference in that case? Both do the same job right? Well there are some key differences between these two products which we will explain today.

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Topics: manual walkers, Manual Mobility