When the time comes for deciding whether to stay home or to leave the familiarity of the abode and find residence somewhere else, there are several things to take into consideration. In-home care and nursing homes both have their pros and cons, so we've created a quick guide to help you make the best choice for yourself or a loved one.
How much help do you require?
Deciding how much help and assistance the person in question needs can determine whether a nursing home would be beneficial or not. If the main requirement is to have a companion or par...
Are you finding it difficult to stand up once seated down? Or are times when you have a hard time walking up the stairs becoming more and more common?
Nearly half of all Australians over the age of 75 suffer from some disability, and many of these are related to stiffness in muscles and joints. Traumas from accidents may also lead you to experiences similar types of pains.
What is a Lift Chair?
If the comfort of your home is a priority; investing in a lift chair might be a good idea. The chair is designed to assist when a person is going from ...
When assisting and moving patients, the correct equipment is necessary to make this process smooth and prevent injuries. Effective and safe moving and handling of patients also require successful training programmes that allow staff to use the right techniques.
The right equipment might vary depending on the need of the patient and the facility, whether that be a hospital, aged care facility or in the home of the patient.
1. Slide Sheet
Slide sheets facilitate the process of moving and repositioning a patient. It is designed to reduce the effor...
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