Tag: Resident Transfer

How to Select and Use Lift Slings

As many communities revamp their lift and transfer programs, now is a great time to begin thinking seriously about the slings you use. Our experts have put together a few tips to demystify some of the common questions.

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Webinar: Reducing Fall Risk in Older Adults

Join us to explore the latest evidence-based strategies to reduce fall risk, fresh ideas for building staffing competencies and capabilities, and environmental changes and resources to support a safer environment for residents and staff.

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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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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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Webinar: Balancing Resident Choice & Risks

Resident risk in healthcare is a very real concept. Aside from the most common occurrences, there is another type of “risk scenario” often found within institutional settings: the risk that comes from interventions intended to prevent all harm from all risks – even the risk of walking, eating and participating in activities that traditionally have been determined to be safe for seniors.

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Webinar: Bed System Safety

This session will offer attendees a review of the regulatory revisions, a refresher on the FDA Entrapment Guidelines, and a review of products that may help reduce or eliminate the need for side rails and reduce the risk for entrapment.

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Webinar: Reducing Fall Risk in Senior Living

The intent of this session is to provide resources and tools to Senior Living providers that support their staff’s and communities’ efforts in delivering safer care and services for residents at risk of falling.

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