Getting Up After A Fall

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 23-Jan-2018 14:05:00

The aftermath of a bad fall can be confronting, not to mention upsetting, as it is hard for the elderly and those that live with disability. However the question we want to answer today is how to get them back on their feet after that fall in a manner that is safe and dignified.

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Topics: Falls, Falls Management

Manual Handling Equipment - Air-assisted Transfer Devices

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 05-Oct-2017 15:40:58

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.

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Topics: patient lifting, aged care, Manual Handling, Falls, Mangar