Tag: Patient Handling

Ask the Expert: How Do I Choose the Right Bladder Scanner?

In the past, bladder scanners were thought of as an expensive piece of equipment that only assesses urinary incontinence. They were viewed as difficult to use, undependable and inaccurate. Thus, they were rarely taken out of the closet, only to collect dust. But times have changed.

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How to Choose the Perfect Wheelchair Cushion

A “one size fits all” approach or assuming that all cushions are created equal is a big mistake – each unique resident has specific needs and providing them with an improperly shaped cushion could lead to skin breakdown or hazardous positioning. So while a flat cushion is good for comfort, it’s important to think about the contour when we consider the benefits of positioning.

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How to Find the Right Wheelchair for Each Resident

When it comes to selecting wheelchairs, there is no one-size-fits-all solution, which is why it can be challenging to find the perfect fit! While you may occasionally use stock wheelchairs for short-term transportation, residents who spend most of their time in a wheelchair need seating customized to their unique bodies.

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