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  • Infection Control in Soft Furnishings

    With heightened awareness around infection control due to coronavirus, we conducted a simple experiment to highlight areas of infection risk in fabric-covered chairs. Read More

    Published on: 12 March 2020, 11:05 am

    Source: Seating Matters

  • CORONAVIRUS, INFECTION CONTROL & RISK MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE SEATING

    Experts from the WHO (World Health Organisation) are now warning that the coronavirus can spread via objects or surfaces. In light of the global developments of the fast-spreadin... Read More

    Published on: 2 March 2020, 9:36 am

    Source: Seating Matters

  • SEATING MATTERS & IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON AIMING TO CREATE HUGE BENEFITS FOR THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM.

    Two leading organisations seek to work together for the benefit of patients, caregivers and the healthcare system. Imperial College London and Seating Matters seek to work toget... Read More

    Published on: 27 February 2020, 12:40 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • SEATING SPECIALISTS

    Our Seating Specialists have been training extensively on the clinical rationale behind the design and use of clinical, therapeutic seating but are not clinicians. Read More

    Published on: 4 February 2020, 10:17 am

    Source: Seating Matters

  • REDRESSING THE BALANCE BETWEEN BED & CHAIR

    In the past, it’s been common practice to focus on the bed and the mattress for someone suffering from a pressure injury. For this reason, clinical research, technology and pra... Read More

    Published on: 18 December 2019, 3:58 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • BEN’S STORY: KYPHOSIS AND SLIDING IN CHAIR

    Ben, an 87-year-old male, had suffered a stroke (CVA) and osteoarthritis. He had a history of pressure injuries and spent up to 14 hours per day in his chair and used a patient l... Read More

    Published on: 5 December 2019, 8:08 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • A CLOSER LOOK AT CEREBRAL PALSY

    Cerebral Palsy, also known as CP, is a neuromuscular disorder of the central nervous system that varies based on the area of the brain that is affected*. There are several levels... Read More

    Published on: 19 November 2019, 4:15 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • PAEDIATRIC SEATING: CHAIRS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

    Children who require specialist seating are typically suffering from some form of neurological disorder. This disorder can prevent them from being able to stay in an upright sitt... Read More

    Published on: 11 November 2019, 6:00 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • IDENTIFYING GOALS FOR CLINICAL SEATING PROVISION

    When you have identified the need for clinical seating in your hospital or care facility, a suitable next step to take is a Seating Assessment. Before an assessment is arranged, ... Read More

    Published on: 21 October 2019, 2:29 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • 7 RECOMMENDED CHAIR FEATURES

    If you are in the process of trialing a therapeutic chair, assessing a patient for a pressure management chair or in the process of purchasing a chair be sure to make note of the... Read More

    Published on: 15 October 2019, 6:53 am

    Source: Seating Matters