How to reduce sliding and falls from chairs

elderly hands on leg

Elderly patients, as well as those suffering from low mobility, are at high risk of injury from falling. Even when a patient is seated, if they are sitting incorrectly, they are at risk of injury from sliding or falling from their chair. This can lead to a number of injuries and health complaints including: Broken […]

4 ways to stop elderly adults from falling out of bed

elderly getting out of bed holding a zimmer frame

Falling out of bed, particularly in the case of elderly or vulnerable people can cause serious injury. It can also affect that person’s confidence and their ability to feel safe and secure in their bed. This, in turn, can have a long term detrimental effect on their ability to get a good night’s sleep and […]

Importance of good sitting posture

elderly hands on leg

Good posture can have a myriad of health benefits, including improved respiratory function and increased energy. Poor posture, on the other hand, can lead to serious health problems from aches and pains to headaches through to long term chronic conditions. And while it may sound extreme, poor posture can also lead to death. So it is […]

Key considerations to make when specifying new healthcare chairs

Poor posture among elderly healthcare clients is incredibly common. We’ve all seen the slumped posture associated with suboptimal seating arrangements and know the difference a good healthcare chair can make. With patients who suffer from poor mobility spending such a large portion of their day sitting, comfort becomes more and more vital for overall health. […]

3 important points to assess a pressure management chair

Making sure that a piece of furniture is comfortable and easy to use is of paramount importance to both you and the client in ensuring that their needs are met. In this blog post, we’ll discuss 3 important factors to consider when conducting a seating assessment for your client. Comfort The level of comfort that […]

How to correctly measure your patient for a healthcare chair

It is vital for patients to be in a chair that is comfortable enough for prolonged periods of sitting. As not every chair will be made for a particular body type, there is no way to tell if the individual is provided with the proper support. With aspects like weight and size needing to be […]

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