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September 11, 2019

Nursing facilities – What equipment supports safe transfers?

The topic of safe patient/resident transfers and handling covers two very distinct groups and discussions which overlap and occasionally [...]
Dignity in Moving and Handling

Dignity in Moving and Handling

The Collins dictionary defines dignity as “the sense that you have of your own importance and value, and other [...]
Post fall management for Veterans

Post Fall Management for Veterans

A fall is defined as an ‘event which results in a person coming to rest inadvertently on the ground [...]
Darren Swift

Veteran Talks About How PTs and OTs Helped Him Overcome His Circumstances

Darren Swift lost both his legs and sustained other injuries when he was blown up by a homemade grenade, [...]

Southfield Fire Department, Michigan

Southfield Fire Department serves the 175,000 citizens of Southfield and Lathrup Village, which includes a large elderly community.  The [...]

Info-graphic: Reducing Worker Injuries In The LTC Sector

Thousands of sick days are lost every year to incorrect manual handling techniques in the LTC sector.     [...]

Case Study: EMS Chief Blames Chronic Back Pain On Lifting Practices

Daniel McGuire was a field EMT for 23 years before chronic back problems brought the EMS career he loved [...]
Mangar Elk Charlotte

Mangar ELK Lets Charlotte Play With Her 15-Week Old Baby

Charlotte has compartment syndrome and cellulitis which affects her legs and feet. She also has epilepsy which is tablet [...]

Case Study: Living With MS Made Easier With A Mangar ELK

 Jennifer Humphrey, Plymouth Jennifer Humphrey is 73 and lives in an assisted living apartment on the outskirts of Plymouth.  [...]
good hope hospital mangar case study

Case Study: How A Complaint Led To A Better Lifting Solution

Since moving more than 15 years ago, Kevin’s remit has included policy development, risk management, accident investigation, training strategies [...]

Steph Explains How The Mangar Bathing Cushion Makes Her Feel Normal Again

Mangar Customer, Steph, suffers pain in her knees caused by Osteoarthritis.  This case study, written by OT Kate Sheehan, [...]

Case Study: Lift Assist Equipment At Retirement Village Prevents Worker Injuries

”What I particularly like about the Camel is that we can just grab it and run.” Richmond Village is [...]
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