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Hoist Slings for Patient Positioning

Using the appropriate sling for patient positioning is essential for ensuring comfort, dignity, and safety during transfers for carer and user. Guldmann slings are ideal for moving people to and from beds to wheelchairs, between rooms and to change patients from a lying to an upright position. The comprehensive Guldmann range features slings for many […]

Everything You Need to Know About NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) – part of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) – administers the Specialist Disability Accommodation program, which aids approved individuals in the support of certain living expenses. Those living with extremely limited physical capabilities can take advantage of support provided by the SDA through a network of aged care […]

Top 5 Tips for Selecting Disability Equipment Suppliers

Top 5 Tips for Selecting Disability Equipment Suppliers

The healthcare services industry is a fast-paced space, focused on providing people with a better quality of living. For companies to thrive in this sector, they need more than just a commitment to their patients. The healthcare suppliers and distributors you select to work with can make or break your chances of success. The question […]

5 Innovative Products from Leading Disability Equipment Suppliers

5 Innovative Products from Leading Disability Equipment Suppliers

Whether you are responsible for the equipment used in your facility or you are a carer yourself, these innovative products can help you in your efforts to make handicapped people feel more comfortable and safe. In the field of managed healthcare, technological innovation helps the lives of both the caregiver and the patient. This can […]

What to Look for in a Premium Quality Stand Hoist

What to Look for in a Premium Quality Stand Hoist

Stand Hoist can be a powerful way to enhance independence and ensure comfort for those who need a little help getting around, whether it be for someone with a disability or an elderly individual with mobility issues. The importance of premium quality when it comes to stand hoist selection is paramount, it ensures not only […]

6 Ways to Prevent Falls in Nursing Homes

6 Ways to Prevent Falls in Nursing Homes

As the aging process occurs, changes in the body such as vision problems, weakening muscles and stiffening joints can increase the risk of fall based injuries. Falls can be a sign of a health problem, medication side effects or vision impairment. Although aging is an inevitable part of life, there are a number of methods […]

Patient Positioning Aids – The Ultimate Guide to the Vendlet V5+

Patient Positioning Aids - The Ultimate Guide to the Vendlet V5+

For many patients or elderly people who are bedridden patient positioning aids are a necessity for their day to day life. For these individuals that require assistance with turning or repositioning while laying down, an integrated on-bed positioning system like the Vendlet V5+ is an excellent option. This unique positioning solution allows for carers to […]

How to Prevent Fall Injuries in Aged Care Facilities

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Fall prevention equipment is one of the most important avenues an aged care home can invest in when it comes to providing safety and support to someone at risk of falling. The Elsi Smart Floor Monitoring System is a system available from HLS Healthcare that is proven to help reduce and detect falls in care […]

Simple Ways to Handle Patients with Dignity and Move with Care

Simple Ways to Handle Patients with Dignity and Move with Care

Improper moving and handling techniques do not only cause discomfort to the patient but can also lead to serious injuries for carers. Whether you’re a caregiver in the home or at work, it’s important to ensure that you have the education and tools that you need to get through each day safely. Patient Handling With […]

Everything You Need to Know about Standing Hoists

Standing hoists – also called mobile hoists – are indispensable tools for many healthcare providers due to their portability and utility in helping with patient comfort. To get the most out of a standing hoist, it helps to understand why they’re used, how they’re used, and what separates them from alternative solutions like ceiling hoists […]