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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 [...]

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

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 [...]
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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 [...]

Doctor Explains The Importance Of Post Falls Assessment Tool, ISTUMBLE

“The reason I became involved with the ISTUMBLE project is that it is so profoundly positive for residents of [...]

Covid – 19: Recuperation and rehabilitation

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

Protecting EMS Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak

A UK business that specializes in the supply of safe patient lifting equipment to EMS agencies, has been leading [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
Common Causes For Falls In Amputees

Common Causes For Falls In Amputees

Common Causes For Falls In Amputees As an amputee, you have an increased risk of falling, especially in the [...]
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