Patient Lifting Slings: which loop is which?

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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

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

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

Innovation In The Rehabilitation Space – the new Trainer Module

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Guldmann have long been renowned for the highest quality ceiling lifting hoists, with the product portfolio have a significant presence all around the world. The GH3+ continues to be the gold standard in fixed ceiling hoists – with standard features such as constant inline charging, simple to use interface and a 20,000 lift lifecycle. There

Aged Care – “We don’t want to look like a hospital”

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One of the most common things I hear from the management staff of Aged Care organisations when considering ceiling hoists, is they want the building to look and feel more like a home rather than a hospital. Unfortunately, more often than not, the need for ceiling hoists is an after-thought, only coming into consideration after

Injuries to Nurses and Carers by Patient Lifting Incorrectly – HLS

Potential Injuries to Nurses and Carers by Lifting Patients Incorrectly - HLS Healthcare Pty Ltd

Take a moment to think about this common scenario: Your father is struggling to get out of bed and into his wheelchair without some assistance. As a caregiver, the task of actually helping your father is much harder than it seems, as he weighs a lot more than you do. Unfortunately, this is a situation