The Oxford Up has been designed and made for those who are having difficulties standing up. This could be from a bed, toilet, chair or similar. The Up is intended for those with limited or reduced mobility, one working in the rehab or recovery area, aged care clients, or those with some muscular disability.
David is a 73-year-old gentleman, he lives with his wife in a 2-storey home. He has an extensive career working as a composer of music.
The central nervous system is the control centre of the entire body. Any damage to this control centre can cause several complications and difficulties to all functions we have. Unfortunately, there is a long list of neurological conditions which, due to damage to the brain, cause detrimental effects to a person’s abilities and their quality of life.
V-GUARD Technology mattress covers are designed to provide comfort, being made from multi-stretch fabric. The breathable, moisture vapour properties of the V-Guard Technology help improve patient comfort. This also provides higher pressure care without compromising comfort, as any moisture under the skin in areas of increased pressure have reduced risk of ulcers.
In response to the catastrophic bushfires ravaging across the country we have decided to support those who have lost their homes through Operation Fire Relief.
The Covid-19 crisis has impacted everyone’s lives in a very significant way. As OT's before we can come up with the solutions for our clients of how they can go about their days in an independent and safe way, we must first and foremost have to rethink how we go about our own productive occupation and in a way that will continue to provide a safe and effective service.
This article is written in honour of my grandfather who had a fall last week, broke his hip, had an emergency hip replacement surgery and is now recovering in a rehab hospital. He was previously living in an independent unit, mobilising around his village daily, able to get himself around his flat to grab himself food to eat, loved going out for coffee with his family (a true Aussie) and had plans to redesign his garden.