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Methods of Preventing Tissue Damage in Bedridden Patients

Methods of Preventing Tissue Damage in Bedridden Patients

A recent study from the University of Ghent in Belgium, shows no correlation between the development of pressure ulcers and the use of VENDLET V5S. Using VENDLET V5S for repositioning is on the contrary associated with maintaining the client’s skin integrity better than manual methods. The study also showed that using VENDLET V5S resulted in […]

Summary of My Aged Care System Changes 29 October 2018

Summary of My Aged Care System Changes 29 OCTOBER 2018

This summary document is intended to assist service providers and assessors in understanding the changes made to the My Aged Care system on 29 October 2018. This release is focussed on delivering a number of high priority system enhancements to improve the usability of the My Aged Care system. The changes include: Enhancements to the […]

We will be a the ATSA Independent Living Expo on May 08-09 at Sydney Olympic Park

We will be a the ATSA Independent Living Expo on May 08-09 at Sydney Olympic Park. Come and see us at booth #604. Register on the link below: https://www.atsaindependentlivingexpo.com.au/register/ “The ATSA Independent Living Expo will have over 100 exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services in assistive technology, mobility solutions, pressure care, employment […]

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Aged Care Quality and Safety

On Tuesday 9th of October Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. This follows more than 5,000 submissions received from aged care consumers, families, carers, aged care workers, health professionals and providers.The Royal Commission’s interim report is to be provided by 31 October […]

Turning Bed for Disabled – VENDLET

Turning Bed for Disabled - VENDLET

A project from Hillerød Municipality in Denmark shows that the implementation of the VENDLET for moving and handling can improve the employees’ work health and safety and at the same time increase the quality of care for clients. The project explored how the VENDLET, could streamline the employees’ workflows, create better workplace health and safety […]

Cause of Death Patterns and People’s Use of Aged Care

Cause of Death Patterns and People’s Use of Aged Care

Nearly 245,000 older people (Indigenous Australians aged 50 and over, and non-Indigenous Australians aged 65 and over) died between July 2012 and June 2014. This report presents information on the cause of death patterns, and any aged care services they used before their death. This is the first time this analysis has been done in […]

VENDLET Support Rehabilitation Efforts by Letting the Patient Access the Operating System

As you probably know, we have always recommended that the bedridden client does not operate the VENDLET system on their own. We have taken this precaution out of concerns for safety. However, we have now reevaluated this recommendation with regards to the newest model of our electrical turning system, VENDLET V5S, which is so safe […]

Protecting Residents with the Guldmann Ceiling Hoist

Protecting Residents with the Guldmann Ceiling Hoist

Are your hoists safe enough? WorkSafe Victoria recently published crucial safety advice for companies using wand-assisted and portable hoists. The article emerged after one resident at an aged care facility suffered a fatal injury when falling from a portable ceiling hoist. Reducing the Risks with Portable Ceiling Hoists Business leaders in aged care and rehabilitation […]

Guidelines for Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities Summary

Guidelines for Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities Summary

Falls are a significant cause of harm to older people. The rate, intensity and cost of falls identify them as a national safety and quality issue. The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) is charged with leading and coordinating improvements in the safety and quality of health care nationally, and has […]

Guldmann Wall Rail Hoist System Installation

This month Mary Doyle Lifecare installed a Guldmann Wall Rail Hoist system. Mary Doyle is one of Hawkes Bays’ most comprehensive villages offering a full range of living and care options. Being apart of the Arvida Group Mary Doyle Lifecare focuses strongly on the well-being of residents while at the same time, aiming to remove […]