Our top 3 best electric scooters for climbing hills

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 20-Jan-2022 11:00:00

It is estimated that around 13 in every 1,000 Australians aged 18 and over use a mobility scooter every day -- and it’s not just older Australians. A recent survey found that 51% of mobility scooter users are actually aged between 18 and 59. 

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Topics: electric scooters

The caregivers top 6 advantages of using a ceiling hoist

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 13-Jan-2022 11:00:00

When it comes to lifting, comfort is paramount for both the caregiver and the patient. Improper lifting can be dangerous, stressful and uncomfortable for the patient, and the caregiver is at risk of straining their back. 

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Topics: patient lifting

How to use a hoist: step-by-step instructions for carers and family members

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 16-Dec-2021 11:00:00

Whether you’re caring for a family member at home or working in a medical facility like a hospital or aged care centre, it is vitally important to know how to use a hoist correctly.

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Topics: patient lifting

Essential aged care equipment & products to make life easier for mum or dad

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 09-Dec-2021 11:15:00

Over the last 10 years, the number of people in home aged care has tripled and according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, there were 142,436 elderly people receiving care at home

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Topics: aged care, patient care

10 Safe Transfer Techniques For Caregivers

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 25-Nov-2021 11:00:00

Whether you’re providing care in a medical facility (e.g. a hospital or an aged care facility) or caring for an elderly or disabled relative at home, transfers have most likely become a daily part of your life. With limited mobility, your patient, client or relative most likely needs help getting in and out of their bed or chair, getting into the bath or shower, or even going to the toilet. 

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Topics: patient lifting

Your Guide To NDIS Core Supports

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 04-Nov-2021 11:00:00

 

If you are living with a disability or you are the carer of someone with a disability, understanding NDIS supports and budgets can be tricky. Within the NDIS, there are 15 support categories, each with its own budgets and rules — it’s easy to see why you’re feeling a little lost!

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Topics: ndis

6 reasons why the Multifit LegLifter is a caregiver's best friend

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 28-Oct-2021 14:03:00

If your elderly client is looking for more independence at home, the Multifit LegLifter is a must-have. The Multifit LegLifter is an appliance designed to boost independence for the elderly and disabled while making patient movement and management easier for health professionals. 

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Topics: patient lifting

How To Find The Best Pool Hoist for Your Needs

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 21-Oct-2021 14:00:00

Summer is just around the corner and in the hot summer sun, there’s nothing better than a dip in the swimming pool. 

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Topics: patient lifting

5 Powerful Off-road Mobility Scooters to Inspire Your Sense of Adventure

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 14-Oct-2021 11:00:00

Need a little help getting from point A to B, but still have a sense of adventure? Don’t let your style of mobility scooter hinder your relationship with the Great Outdoors — there are multiple off-road mobility scooters on the market that allow you to veer off the beaten path and explore tougher terrains. 

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Topics: heavy-duty mobility scooters, off-road mobility scooters

Your Guide To NDIS Self-Management

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 07-Oct-2021 11:00:00

If you’re eligible for NDIS funding or you’re already been receiving payments, you may be considering self-management. There are a huge range of benefits to NDIS self-management — for example, you have more control, independence and flexibility over arranging and paying for your supports. 

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Topics: ndis, self-managed ndis