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July 29, 2020

Case Study: When the Inflatable Lifts Replace Bended Backs

Introduction This project takes as its starting point the fact that approx. 1,700 times every year, an elderly citizen [...]
July 29, 2020

Falling Into Fear Of Falling

Around a third of people aged over 65 and a half of people aged over 80 fall each year1. [...]
Reducing musculoskeletal injuries in care facilities
July 20, 2020

Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries In Care Facilities

It has been stated that “The adult human form is an awkward burden to lift or carry. Weighing up [...]
Old lady fallen over
July 20, 2020

How To Reduce Post Falls Syndrome

Written by: Kate Sheehan, Occupational Therapist    A fall is defined as a unintentional move from a higher to a [...]

Covid – 19: Recuperation and rehabilitation

The term rehabilitation is being used far more frequently in the press recently for good reason, but does everyone [...]
maintaining purposeful occupation fatigue ms

Maintaining purposeful occupation, fatigue & MS

Just as the word “depression” is often over-used, describing any state of low mood, including temporary lows or natural [...]

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene is a behavioral and environmental practice developed initially in the 1970s to focus on insomnia and depression.  [...]
Reducing musculoskeletal injuries in care facilities

Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries In Care Facilities

It has been stated that “The adult human form is an awkward burden to lift or carry. Weighing up [...]
Nursing Facilities

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, [...]
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