It is important to know different techniques that will assist in safe patient transfers. The techniques you use can reduce the risk of injury and ensure that you are applying best clinical practices.
Seating Matters chairs can aid in facilitating efficient and safe transfers where appropriate.
Removable arms allow sideways transfers with a quicker transition time with less obstacles to maneuver around for the therapist and the patient.
An adjustable seat width is useful to make the chair wider, perhaps if a patient has gained weight and it was a tight fit to get the sling on.
Anterior tilt can aid patients with limited mobility in working on improving strength as well as assist with transfers to a stand aid.
Products likes the Seating Matters Milano, with its compatibility with stand aids such as the Sara Stedy, allow for stand transfers to take place with ease.
Seating Matters products have been clinically proven, alongside correct assessment and provision, to reduce the risk pressure injuries and improve posture and function.
A clinical field trial revealed significant findings including;
reduction in falls & sliding
decrease in pressure injuries
saved on treatment of pressure injuries
View the Seating Matters product range, clinically designed for to assist in safe patient handling.
The Milano takes the clinical features, the quality and durability for which Seating Matters is known and puts it into an accessible, universal chair.
The Phoenix has been clinically designed to provide maximum postural support and comfort.
The Sorrento has been clinically designed to reduce pressure injuries, prevent sliding, falls and safely increase early mobilization.
The Atlanta has been clinically designed to provide a robust, durable and safe environment, reducing the risk of injury and falls.
The Bariatric Sorrento is a tilt in space, fully motorized chair that can accommodate the varying body shapes, reducing the risk of injury for both the patient and caregiver.
The Kids range of tilt in space chairs, with their effortless adjustability ensuring their comfort, posture and pressure management benefits remain uncompromised.
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