THESE ARE REAL PATIENT STORIES REPRESENTED IN COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGES TO PROTECT THEIR IDENTITY

JACK’S STORY

Jack was a 10 year old boy who suffered from complex epilepsy, scoliosis and chronic lung disease.  He would have ...
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MARTHA’S STORY

Martha was 84 years old with a history of COPD and had rheumatoid arthritis.  She was a high falls risk ...
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VALERIE’S STORY

Valerie was an 86 year old lady with dementia and limited mobility.  She spent much of the day with her arms crossed ...
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MARGARET’S STORY

Margaret was an 81 year old lady with a history of pneumonia and had recently suffered a stroke (CVA).  She had a ...
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RACHEL’S STORY

Rachel, 94, had arthritis in left knee and a history of falls.  She mobilised with a walking frame and needed ...
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WILMA’S STORY

Wilma, 89, had advanced dementia and Parkinson's disease.  Wilma was non ambulatory and had to be hoisted for all transfers.   ...
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BEN’S STORY

Ben, 87 suffered from CVA/stroke, and had osteoarthritis.  Ben had a history of pressure injuries and spent 14 hours per day ...
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JOAN’S STORY

Joan, 89, had an aortic aneurysm, Alzheimer’s disease, osteoarthritis, and was at risk of skin breakdown and falls.  The chair ...
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ALAN’S STORY

Alan was a 41-year-old man in a prolonged hospital stay. He was 650 pounds (294kg, 46.5 stone) and was unable to ...
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ANNIE’S STORY

Annie was a 73 year old lady with advanced rheumatoid arthritis and low tone in her trunk.  She was on long ...
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MARJORIE’S STORY

Marjorie lived in a care home setting and had dementia.  She used a patient lift (hoist) for all transfers and staff ...
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SARAH’S STORY

Sarah was periodically assessed over 2 months in her care home.  She was a 62 year old resident with early ...
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