Posts Tagged ‘disabled’
Wearable Technology and Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)
Technology is advancing the applications for emergency systems at home for the aging and disabled. A common device is the emergency button that can activated by the wearer when they need help for fire, police or ambulance. Newer devices are GPS-enabled and work even when the wearer is not at ...Read More
What is a Seating Assessment?
For disabled persons using wheelchairs and other mobility or positioning systems, an assessment and fitting by a profession is a must. A poorly fitted chair can lead to pressure injury, pain, and difficulty transferring and in and out of the chair.
Considerations include the physical conditions of the patient, strength ...Read More