8 Examples Of Manual Handling Equipment in Aged Care

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 25-May-2021 14:03:00

Older clients depend on their carers to assist them to move and transfer from one place to another safely and with dignity. It is necessary for carers to develop the skills to use manual handling equipment efficiently.

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Topics: patient lifting, aged care, nursing home, occupatiional therapy, Manual Handling

Guide To Homecare Packages

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 28-Apr-2020 11:00:00

With people staying at home more than ever there has been a marked increase in keeping people at home. Whether it’s for themselves or for their loved ones equipment such as bathroom aids bedroom aids and patient lifting hoists are important to ensure that they stay inside their own home more than ever.

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Topics: nursing home, homecare

Rolling on the bed: Manual versus mechanical options with Aideen Gallagher

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 31-Aug-2017 16:06:38

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.

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Topics: aged care, nursing home, occupatiional therapy, Active Mobility Systems, Manual Handling, Therapists

AHW 2017. An OT's perspective

Posted by Jo Shelswell on 17-Mar-2017 10:04:30

Australian Healthcare Week was held in at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Darling Harbour March 2017. Active Mobility held an exhibit at the largest event in the healthcare industry to provide advice around equipment for professionals working with individuals with aging and disability needs and/or concerns.

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Topics: aged care, healthcare, nursing home, Healthcare week, Active Mobility Systems

Seniors living as juniors

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 10-Dec-2015 11:55:42

Working-out, fitness, running or practicing any type of sport activity has recently become very popular with people of any age. Exercise helps to “restore” our brain in addition to treating anxiety or nervousness in our body and soul. Maintaining a regular exercise routine can be challenging for many of us. With our busy work and social lives, we have limited time to look after ourselves. And that is a problem...

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Topics: active living, mobility, aged care, healthcare, nursing home, senior