Tag: Resident Transfer

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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How to meet the demands of rising acuity

Assisted Living providers must take note that acuity is on the rise. Today, the average resident in Assisted Living is 85 years or older, likely female and needs help with at least three ADLs, including transfer and mobility assistance. Explore resources and products to help you implement a safe resident transfer and mobility program in your community.

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