Tagged with 'Patient Handling'

Choosing the Right Patient Sling

Patient slings are necessary when using most types of patient lifts. Slings will ensure safety and stability during transfers, but you need to make sure to use the correct sling for both the lift and the patient. Understanding the purpose of the sling, as well as the size and weight of the patient, is imperative in finding the right model.

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Patient Lift Round Up

Are you looking for a patient lift for your home or healthcare facility? We’ve got you covered! From classic sit-to-stand lifts to car transfer lifts, we offer a wide variety of equipment that will meet your unique needs. There are endless options when it comes to the features and functions of lifts and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with choices. We’re going to help you find the perfect lift by breaking down the various types and popular features. If you have any questions or would like to speak with a product specialist, you can always give us a call at 1-888-260-4430.

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Falls Prevention Awareness Week Starts Now!

Assuming that you’ve seen ads for pumpkin spice everything, you are well aware that Fall is officially here. Did you know, however, that the first week of Fall is also Falls Prevention Awareness Week? From September 23d to 29th, the National Council on Aging and organizations around the country educate and assist older adults to decrease their risk of falls. Read on to learn more about how you can prevent a fall without sacrificing your mobility.

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Sit Back and Relax!

There is no better feeling than putting your feet up after a long day. A power lift chair is a wonderful addition to any home and will provide you with a perfect place to relax. Move from one position to another with just the simple push of a button on your handheld remote. Stand up from the chair without assistance using the powerful lift function of your recliner. A power recliner will let you rest comfortably and maintain your independence. Read on to learn about all of the lift chairs we offer!

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3 Products to Help Lift Someone Off of the Floor After a Fall

When you’re caring for a patient, especially someone recovering from an injury or who is aging, falls can and do occur. You may find yourself needing to lift someone from the floor, but doing so on your own can put you at risk for injury, and isn’t a comfortable experience for the patient.

At Med Mart, we have a number of products that can safely lift someone off of the floor after a fall.

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Why Get a Hill-Rom Bed for Home Use?

Hill-Rom is known as an industry leader in the medical supply world, and Hill-Rom beds are regarded as some of the best hospital beds available. When shopping for a bed for home use, it’s no wonder that many people opt for a Hill-Rom bed.

Consider these reasons why you may want to get a Hill-Rom bed for home use.

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New York State Now Has Zero Lift Task Force

  Injuries in caregivers are a major issue, and every time a patient needs to be lifted or transferred, such injuries are possible. The New York State Zero Lift Task Force was created in 2005 to make environments safer for both patients and caregivers. If you’re not yet familiar with the Task Force, here’s what you need to know.

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