Manual Handling Experts, Occupational Therapists, Nurses & Caregivers alike are clear, they want a repositioning solution that is affordable and easy to use. The solution, Swift® from MIP, the washable, in-bed system that is also discreet and comfortable for the care receiver. Swift® can be used in community and residential care, respite units, hospice care and some acute settings such as frail elderly, complex needs, palliative care and intensive care.
Pressure mattresses are generally used within hospitals and care homes to offer patients pain relief against pressure sores, also known as pressure ulcers. Pressure sores occur when an individual spends prolonged periods of time in the same position; and typically occurs in those with restricted mobility and/or poor skin integrity. There are three types of commonly used pressure mattresses:
Riser recliners are essentially motorised armchairs which will recline and lift you up out of the chair at the touch of a button. These chairs are very versatile and can help you get out of your chair more easily and raise your legs up if swelling is a problem.