2020 Blogs in Review

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 17-Dec-2020 10:00:00

With 2020 almost over it’s time to reflect back on the past 12 months. It’s been a year of ups and downs, especially with what’s going on around us at the moment. Here at Active Mobility we’re still able to assist our customers with providing them with mobility equipment that they need as well as providing useful information in our industry.

Below are the top 10 blog posts of 2020 that our customers find useful and informative and we hope that they are for you too.

Cleaning Shared Patient Care Equipment

When choosing a patient lifting equipment to help with lifting and moving patients around it’s important to choose the right one. However just as important is how you clean the equipment as unclean equipment could cause issues down the track. Read our blog to learn more about cleaning shared patient care equipment. 

Manual Handling Equipment

Older people depend on their carers to assist them with moving and transferring with dignity and safety. Therefore it's necessary for carers to develop the skills needed to use manual handling equipment efficiently and effectively. Here at Active Mobility we provide a wide range of manual handling equipment that help carers move their patients around. 

6 Tips to Maintain Your Scooter

For many the mobility scooter is sometimes the only way that people can move with ease outside of their homes. It’s an important part of their life and perhaps some would say that their scooters are their legs. Therefore it's important to ensure that scooters are properly maintained or they'll break down when least expected.

Testing Your Mobility Scooter’s Battery

Many of our technicians and sales consultant admit that most service calls they receive relate to a patient's battery.  Like any mobility equipment scooter batteries can be worn out over time, however there are tips that customers can use to measure if their battery is either faulty or is simply in need of replacement. 

Buyer’s Guide to Disability Baths

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 disability 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.

What is the Patient Travel Assistance Scheme?

The Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS) is a NSW scheme that provides financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs when patients needs to travel long distances for treatment that’s normally not available locally.

Common Mobility Scooters Faults

Like all mobility equipment, mobility scooters can also break down from time to time which can cause great distress to users; especially if they rely on it to move around. In this blog we'll outline the common mobility scooter issues as well as some basic repair and maintenance tips to ensure it keeps running smoothly.

Slings University: Introduction to Patient Lifting Slings

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.

Ceiling Hoists Vs. Floor Hoists

Ceiling hoists and floor hoists do the exact same thing, but in different ways. So how can you decide which equipment you need? In this blog we'll explain the pros and cons of both types so that you'll be able to make an informed decision as to which one best suit your needs.

Guide to Standing Lifting Hoists

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.

Hopefully these blog posts will help our customers be better informed about the range of products that we offer here in Active Mobility. We wish all our customers a happy holiday season and we look forward to seeing you again in 2021.

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