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

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

Lift Chairs - Rising patients from seated position

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 24-Aug-2017 14:09:00

Lift Chairs are a great home equipment for elderly having trouble to stand from their comfortable sitting position. But how do we know which chair will fit their needs or which one will be the most comfortable chair? With so many options on today's market, you will have to consider few factors before purchasing the right chair.

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Topics: occupatiional therapy, Active Mobility Systems, Therapists, lift chairs, pride mobility

Steptember 2017 - Making every step count

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 17-Aug-2017 14:33:42

Our team at Active Mobility Systems is taking on the challenge of competing 10000 steps a day for “Steptember”- a fundraising challenge to support Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Steptember is about setting goals and doing our best to achieve them.

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Topics: occupatiional therapy, Cerebral Palsy, Cerebral palsy alliance, AMS, Therapists, Step

HoistED Educational Workshop with Aideen Gallagher

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 31-May-2017 11:02:00

The HoistEd educational series teaches health professionals how to prevent injuries in the care of people with complex physical disabilities. Our vision is that every client with a disability is transferred with dignity and respect and the caregiver is safe and resourceful. We want every health professional advising on manual handling to do so with the confidence to solve problems using systematic methods, dealing with the needs of all parties and taking every opportunity equipment solutions offer, to eliminate manual handling.

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Topics: patient lifting, Hoists, occupatiional therapy, patient care

NDIS Glossary

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 06-Apr-2017 14:04:00

 

Active Mobility Systems is a registered NDIS provider. We keep track with all information, tools, learnings and insights to help our customers along their journey. Our trained team at AMS are able to help customers with their enquiries, questions or details. 

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Topics: occupatiional therapy, Assistive Technology, Active Mobility Systems, AMS, ndis

2016 Blog Summary

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 12-Jan-2017 14:50:28

As we welcome 2017, we would like to express our gratitude to those who have supported Active Mobility Systems in previous years. Thank you for your loyality. We look forward to supporting you in the future.

We have summarized our blog content and we would llike to share with you our TOP 5 blog posts from 2016. Our blogs have been very popular, and it is good to see so many reading them. We thank those who commented, liked or shared our posts, and we appreciate your feedback.

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Topics: mobility, power wheelchairs, patient lifting, Medical equipment, ADHD, occupatiional therapy, patient care, Active Mobility Systems, Power Mobility, spex, disability

Sensory Stimulation

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 30-Nov-2015 10:00:00
Parental behaviour often has greater impact on our children than we even realize.  Children perceive, feel and see adults’ nervousness, their anxiety, fear, problems…They are very easily influenced by these symptoms. This kind of feedback and lifestyle can instigate attention disorders and behavioural issues.
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Topics: mental health, Sensory stimulation, hyperactivity, children, ADHD, Protac, occupatiional therapy