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  • WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE IN BACK ANGLE RECLINE AND TILT IN SPACE?

    The difference between recline and tilt in space in seating can be easily confused. It is crucial to understand the difference in these functions to ensure that the chair is both... Read More

    Published on: 17 July 2019, 12:25 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • FINDING THE BEST CHAIR FOR CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY: CALLUM'S STORY

    Callum is 7 years old and lives with his mum Rebecca and dad Richard in their home in East Anglia, UK. Callum has cerebral palsy, which occurs when parts of the brain that contro... Read More

    Published on: 17 July 2019, 12:00 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • IS IT EVER ACCEPTABLE TO USE RESTRAINT?

    Every so often a very sad story appears on the news about cases of abuse of elderly patients in care homes, having being restrained in their chairs. Read More

    Published on: 11 July 2019, 10:09 am

    Source: Seating Matters

  • JESS NOW SITS IN HER "LIFE CHANGING" CHAIR THAT HELPS WITH HER EDS AND POTS

    Jess Hodges is 26 and lives in Lincolnshire, UK with her parents.Jess suffers from various conditions that effect her everyday life, resulting in her having to spend a lot of tim... Read More

    Published on: 8 July 2019, 12:05 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • WHAT IS A PRESSURE ULCER?

    A pressure ulcer is a localized injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue, usually over a bony prominence caused by pressure or pressure in combination with shear. They cause p... Read More

    Published on: 4 July 2019, 2:22 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • BARIATRIC WHEELCHAIR AIDS STROKE PATIENT RECOVERY

    Len Nixon is a bariatric gentlemen, approaching 400lbs. After suffering a stroke, Len found himself being admitted to hospital in Belleville, Ontario*. Read More

    Published on: 4 July 2019, 2:09 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • REDUCE FALLS AND SLIDING FROM CHAIRS

    Falls Risk: Tips to Improve Patient Safety “Don’t hurt me, heal me. Try as we might, people do come to harm in ways that can be prevented. Hospital acquired infections, inju... Read More

    Published on: 4 July 2019, 1:59 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL FOR MEDICAL CHAIRS

    Infection prevention and control is required to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases in all health care settings. Infection prevention and control demands a b... Read More

    Published on: 4 July 2019, 1:27 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • BEAR FOUND HIS "SAFE PLACE" IN HIS SPECIALIST CHAIR FOR CHILDREN

    I often share stories of older people who are benefiting from their Seating Matters chair. Today I want to tell you about 13 year old Logan ‘Bear’ Matthews and his Mum Alison... Read More

    Published on: 3 July 2019, 4:29 pm

    Source: Seating Matters

  • EARLY MOBILIZATION USING SEATING MATTERS CHAIRS

    Prolonged bed rest and immobility contribute negatively to the physical function, pressure management andquality of life of the patient. Early mobilization in the earliest days ... Read More

    Published on: 3 July 2019, 2:43 pm

    Source: Seating Matters