Your Guide to the Care of Paraplegic Patients

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 29-Mar-2022 10:00:00

A paralysing injury can be distressing for the patient as well as those around them. Paraplegic patients lose the use of their legs, their movement and their freedom — this is a life-changing event that will require a huge adjustment and the patient will need specific care in order for them to live their life to the fullest. 

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Topics: patient care, paraplegic living

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

What Is The Isolated Patient Travel Assistance Scheme?

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 16-Sep-2021 11:15:00

Unfortunately for many Australians, the medical treatment they need is hundreds of kilometres away. People who live in regional or rural areas often have to travel long distances to get treatment, and this is not always an easy task. 

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Topics: patient care, patient assistance

Shower Chairs: Guide To Finding The Right One For You

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

Shower chairs are one of the basic equipment for those living with disability or for ageing people when it comes to hygiene. These simplistic chairs allow a user to simply sit on the chair and either shower themselves or be showered by a carer. Additionally it provides users with a safe and comfortable place to rest while showering if they aren’t able to stand for long periods of time.

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Topics: patient care, patient hygiene

Weigh Scales For Group Homes

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 08-Oct-2020 11:15:00

Group homes enable participants to live in a community that will allow them to be taken care of in a dignified and practical way. In some instances they may need to be weighed, but they may live with disability or are otherwise unable to use traditional weigh scales.

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Topics: patient care, group homes

10 Essential Aged Care Equipment & Products To Make Life Easier For Parents

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 11-Aug-2020 11:15:00

Our parents has always been there for us and supported us. Now as they get older their ability to do things begins to wane, which is unfortunately part of the aging process. It’s important that we do the best we can for our parents and that includes getting the best equipment possible.

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Topics: aged care, patient care

9 Steps for Effectively Caring for the Elderly at Home

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 25-Jun-2020 14:15:00

Aging is a natural process and one that can’t be avoided. However, as people age, their ability to do things independently starts to decline. Maybe they’ve grown weaker and less mobile than they once were, or maybe they need more assistance with their daily routine.

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Topics: aged care, patient care

Guide To Day Chairs

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 31-Mar-2020 11:00:00

Chairs are products that we take for granted as we use them every day. However for people who are frail, elderly or living with disability chairs can cause pressure sores if they are not cushioned properly.

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Topics: patient care, day chair

Buyer's Guide to Choosing the Right Lift Chair

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 11-Feb-2020 10:05:00

Lift chairs are helpful for patients who are still able to sit and walk, but find it difficult to get up from chairs normally without assistance. Lift chairs features motors on them, which does much of the work in getting users to a standing position. As a result of this there is less muscle strain on the user which lowers the risk of injury or fatigue.

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Topics: patient care, lift chairs

Guide To Bedside Commodes

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 04-Feb-2020 11:15:00

Bedside commodes are designed to allow patients to do toileting without having to go to the bathroom. This may be due to patients unable to walk far or for convenience. Active Mobility stocks a wide range of bedside commodes for both bariatric and non-bariatric patients.

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Topics: patient care, bedside commode