Universal Design Policy Statement 2017

Hobsons Bay Council is dedicated to delivering an excellent quality of life for the people, both now and in the years to come. The company work hard to create a connected, clean and accessible environment, which values the diversity of its resident, protects the environment, and encourages an overwhelming sense of community. With opportunities around

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

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

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

Introducing the Elsi Smart Floor: The New Way to Monitor Patients

A residents’ condition can quickly deteriorate in a healthcare or seniors support environment. That’s why it’s so important for nurses and specialists to keep a close eye on their residents. Unfortunately, when a healthcare team has dozens of residents to look after at once, it’s difficult to find the time to give each one the

The Benefits of Fixed Ceiling Hoists (and Why You Should Have One)

Hoists are some of the most valuable pieces of equipment in a care or medical facility. These tools help to move patients from one location to another without putting their safety or dignity at risk. What’s more, with a hoist, it’s possible to move patients carefully, without potentially causing harm or injury to a care

Will Tech Transform Quality of Care?

Increasingly, experts are beginning to see the value of technology in the healthcare environment. In fact, it seems as though technology has a part to play in various aspects of the health space, from aged care operations, to the delivery of crucial services.  The Aged Care Industry Information Tech council suggests that the right technology