CEO Skydive Melbourne

CEO Skydive Melbourne - HLS Healthcare Pty Ltd

At HLS Healthcare, we have always focused on supporting our team members and their families, both inside and outside the office. That’s why we’re so thrilled to announce that Nick, our CEO, will be skydiving for Black Dog Institute on Friday, 6 May 2022. He’ll be skydiving with Skydive Australia to raise money for life-saving

Dutch care organisation provides all resident rooms with ceiling hoists

SVRZ Care - HLS Healthcare Pty Ltd

SVRZ, a care organisation for the elderly in the Netherlands, has equipped all 1.450 resident rooms with ceiling hoist systems. What started with the construction of the new care facility Redoute in Sas van Gent culminated in a huge project in which all SVRZ employees and clients would experience the benefits of a ceiling hoist

Patient Lifting Slings: which loop is which?

Patient lifting slings - hls healthcare

Patient lifting is a common daily task in most healthcare institutions but you may be surprised to hear that some care staff are not fully aware of all the features a sling enables. The most common connection point seen on the straps of a sling is a fabric loop, which is wound onto a lifting

How to perform calm patient transfers with Vendlet & Lejrelet

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As you probably know, VENDLET can easily be used for clients that are anxious or uneasy during transfers. This might be clients with cognitive challenges, that make it difficult for them to understand what is going on. In these cases, VENDLET in itself already has a calming effect. However, for severely uneasy or anxious clients, who might

Ceiling Hoist Systems aligned with Aged Care Quality Standards

Ceiling Hoist Systems aligned with Aged Care Quality Standards

HLS Healthcare recently underwent an independent assessment of the flagship Guldmann Ceiling Hoist range, and how the product aligns with the current Australian Aged Care Quality Standards. The results can be viewed here, but in summary a correlation between 6 of the 8 standards have been identified. An amazing result. I speak regularly with Victorian

Push that floor hoist! Pull that trolley! How much force is too much?

HLS Healthcare ergometer Kat Ergometer How Much is Too Much blog

In healthcare we are constantly assessing ourselves. We ask ourselves questions about what we do and how we do it. Is it best practice? Are we getting the results we need? Is our method working, or is there a better way? Is there a safer way? We should always be asking ourselves these questions. Otherwise

Vendlet – the joy of tossing and turning in bed – independently!

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A few months ago, a client told me that she tossed and turned all night – and it was the best night sleep she’s ever had.  For many of us, repeatedly turning over in the night can be a sign of restlessness, but for Caitlin and others with a disability – turning over in the

HLS supports Build Australia Magazine to highlight Changing Places

Changing Places Build Australia

HLS Healthcare continue to support and advocate best practice for Changing Places across Australia. As a smart technology healthcare provider, HLS is proud to have installed Changing Places in facilities such as the MCG, Hamer Hall, Melbourne Zoo .. and many more. In our role as the largest official installer of Changing Places in Australia,

Value, safety and responsible care – why ceiling hoists make sense

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With the ever-increasing pressure to improve levels of care whilst finding a balance between value with funding, hospitals and aged care facilities need to look towards understanding the smarter solution for both staff and patients/residents. To this end, ceiling hoist systems are the global standard for care; especially as hospitals and aged care facilities introduce

Does the VENDLET Bed Turning System ease the PRESSURE associated with PRESSURE INJURIES?

Pressure Injury - Vendlet V5S

There have been innumerable studies that conclude the prevention and management of pressure injuries in a bedridden patient is multi-factorial and nuanced. Given previous studies by Lindner et al (2016) concluded the VENDLET reduces touch points on the patient, reduces strain on the caregiver and reduces time required for the task, we have long-held the