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  Date Posted: 18 September 2018

Many representatives and technicians have admitted that most of the service calls they receive relate to Battery issues . Users claim that their battery depletes quickly despite their scooter being new or having just charged the battery. In some cases, these signs point to the need for a battery replacement but most times, the batteries work perfectly fine. If you are experiencing problems with a mobility scooter's battery, it is advisable to run a few tests first before replacing the battery or calling a technician for assistance. How to Test the Battery Battery-powered senior scooters for sale have a battery meter that indicates how much power is left. At a stand-still, check your battery indicator or LED meter. During this testing process, the scooter must be fully charged. Run the test on a flat level surface. If

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  Date Posted: 11 September 2018

A mobile shower commode allows users to go to the toilet or showering without having to get up from sitting down. It allows them to do personal hygiene efficiently and with dignity. Mobile shower commodes also prevent injuries to carers as they can otherwise strain their back trying to lift their patient or slip on wet floors. The majority of shower commodes are simply shower seats that have wheels on them along with arms that can either be adjusted or fixed, to help with transfers. Some would have commode bowls for toileting purposes. Mobile shower commodes are generally made from either plastic or stainless steel to ensure that they last for long periods of time without breaking down and also have padded seats for added comfort. Understanding this let’s look at the top five popular shower commodes that we have in our wide range of hygiene products.

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  Date Posted: 4 September 2018

Active Mobility Systems provides a comprehensive range of wheelchair ramps to homes, healthcare facilities and educational institutions throughout Australia. We aim to improve the lives of as many community members as possible with an expansive selection of ramps including economy and premium wheelchair ramps. With a goal to provide the best quality products, our mobility ramps for sale are sourced from the most trusted names in Australia. From our Invacare portable ramp to our CareQuip rollup ramps, you are assured of the product's design, durability and performance. Although ultimately our ramps all do the same thing, each of them have their own unique features that makes them stand out from the others. We’ll show you our top 3 most popular ramps that customers often ask about.

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  Date Posted: 28 August 2018

Lifting slings are incredibly useful aids that have helped patients with transfer issues all over the world. They are a powerful means of enhancing care and allowing patients to fulfil tasks on their own and reducing their dependence on others. With that in mind, it is crucial for care providers to handle their patients’ lifting slings with the utmost caution. There is a significant risk that comes with having to lift any weight above 20 kilos off the floor, and any mishandling can result in injury to patients as well as carers. All caregivers should be fully educated in the proper handling of lift slings to ensure the safety of everyone involved. At Active Mobility, we have a full range of sizes and styles of lifting slings for sale that are suitable for various applications. We wil

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  Date Posted: 21 August 2018

Everyone deserves a chance to live and work independently. As we age, the ability to fulfil daily tasks continues to decline, while our dependence on external assistance increases. Fortunately, the growing availability of daily living aids on the market has enabled the elderly and persons with disabilities to achieve some degree of independence. There are numerous types of aids for different purposes, all of which help enhance and maintain individual lifestyles. Choosing the right aid for you may be a tricky process. If you are in need of living aids for the elderly , here are some guidelines to help you select the right product for your needs and lifestyle: The types of daily living aids Daily living aids come in a variety of forms, all catering to different health and physical issues. Some living aids help people needing assistance with bathing, as well as portable t

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  Date Posted: 14 August 2018

Caring for your loved one at home may require some home and routine modifications. As the carer, you will also need to learn a few things to take care of yourself and your patient. Following are some guidelines you can follow when taking care of a loved one with physical disabilities: Preparing your loved one’s physical environment Carers need to create an environment that is comfortable in accordance with their loved one’s physical needs. You can consult your doctors how you can enhance the accessibility, comfort and safety of your home specifically for your patient’s requirements. Understanding your patient’s needs is not always easy as they are still learning themselves what they require. So try to watch out for irritants such as objects, textures, sounds or lighting that cause discomfort or agitation. Also, try to keep rooms and hallways as spacious and clutter-free as possible. Learning proper body mechanics

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  Date Posted: 7 August 2018

Manual Handling equipment allows carers to lift patients without injuring themselves. This is especially important for those who do standing transfers, where carers transfer patients to a standing position. If done incorrectly the carer could injure their back or the patient could be injured in the process of the transfer. Active Mobility has a wide range of products that assists carers with transfers including standing transfers, chair transfers and bed transfers. Our most popular standing transfer products can be seen below. Easy Belt Hug The Easy Belt Hug is a new version of Handicare’s classic SystemRoMedic EasyBelt. It features a new patented design with horizontal handles that slides freely in loops to make the belt “hug” on the user instead of sliding up during the transfer.

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  Date Posted: 31 July 2018

A mobility scooter allows patients with disabilities to move around easily and carry out everyday activities, such as shopping or going to the park. For new mobility scooter users, it is important to learn about the safety precautions when driving the vehicle in public. Here are some tips to get you started: Schedule a Medical Exam Before purchasing a scooter, consult with your doctor or occupational therapist (OT) to confirm if you are physically and mentally capable of operating a mobility scooter. Yo

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  Date Posted: 24 July 2018

When it comes to improving the comfort of your care facility, one thing to consider is choosing the right patient lift equipment . Ceiling hoists are a key factor in any consideration of vital equipment for healthcare environments. Not only do they allow disabled patients to feel more comfortable when being transferred from one area to anoth

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  Date Posted: 17 July 2018

Patient lifts are a helpful tool not only for the patients themselves but also for their relatives and carers who look after them. Such devices aid in a patient’s transfer and at the same time reduce the risk of injury and back pain among the respective carers, who would otherwise have to manually lift the patient. There are different types of patient lifts available in the market. Before making a purchase, one must first understand the different features and fun

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