Why is HLS Healthcare the safer solution for SDA?

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Most of us in the healthcare industry know what SDA is. However as we complete more SDA projects, here at HLS we have become increasingly aware of how much confusion there is around what the ‘right’ solution is. As we know, the Specialist Disability Accommodation program comprises a need to provide assistive technology and equipment.

Lifting Tracks that cover the whole bedroom – surprising functionality

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HLS Healthcare commonly get requests to quote for urgent Ceiling Hoist installations within the Aged Care sector; often a reaction to a complex clinical scenario the facility is desperately trying to manage. Recently, a registered nurse explained to HLS she had a resident returning to the facility after a lengthy hospital admission. The gentleman had

The Man Who Won’t Roll – A Case Study

According to a Case Study by Melbourne-based Occupational Therapist, Frances Arnold of Yooralla, the Vendlet Turning System was the perfect solution for ‘The Man Who Wouldn’t Roll’. The study centres on Gavin, a 49yo man who had suffered a Spinal Cord Injury together with an Acquired Brain Injury.  He was living in a Supported Accommodation

Manual Handling and ‘Best Practice’

When it comes to Manual Handling, does “Best Practice” simply mean more staff to ease the load?  Not necessarily. In a world of increased bariatric presence in our Hospitals and Aged Care facilities, we have to work smarter not harder, particularly as securing funding for extra staff is a perpetual conundrum. The Vendlet Bed Turning

COVID-19: Safety Tools for Infection Control

A complication of COVID-19’s viral infection is respiratory compromise, notably poor oxygenation and in worst cases, respiratory failure. Positioning in prone, or belly down, improves oxygenation. Use of training schedules, even for persons not intubated and in severe respiratory failure, have shown anecdotal benefit during this pandemic. Proning slings are ideal for turning to sideways

VENDLET New Insights into Assisted Living

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Across the world, healthcare providers are facing similar challenges. Today’s care providers need to determine how they can offer state-of-the-art healthcare to a growing population of older individuals. At the same time, it’s important to make sure that the healthcare environment is attractive to young academics. Fortunately, companies like VENDLET are investing in strategies for

Project Planning Advice for Architects and Builders

Healthcare project planning Advice for architects and builders

Project Planning Advice for Architects and Builders Here at HLS Healthcare, our expertise makes us the go-to partner for a range of transformation projects, from lift installation to ceiling hoist implementation. We can even offer specialist support to builders and architects who are looking for an opportunity to add unique tools into a healthcare environment

Accident & Emergency Medical Equipment

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In hospital A&E departments, staff members often have to deal with a wide range of complex situations. Sometimes, this can mean that a day can go from being calm and relaxed to being chaotic and overwhelming in a matter of minutes.  When people’s lives and safety are on the line, it’s essential for staff working

Simplifying the Repositioning Process with VENDLET

Simplifying the repositioning process with VENDLET

Resident repositioning is a common practice in the healthcare or senior care environment. Residents need to regularly move from one location to another, whether it’s for hygiene and treatment reasons, to reduce the risk of bedsores, or simply for comfort. Unfortunately, moving people with mobility issues isn’t always an easy process. Often, the experience is

Upgrading your Hoists with Lifting Accessories

Upgrading your hoist with lifting accessories

Today’s lifting devices are some of the most valuable tools in any healthcare environment. Whether you’re offering rehabilitation treatment for people recovering from injuries or aiding seniors with mobility problems, hoists are a must-have. However, there’s more to improving your moving and handling practices than investing in the right lifting tools. Today’s facilities also need