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3 Signs That Show Your Patient May Not Be Comfortable In Their Chair

Posted by / January 31, 2017 / Categories: Inside Recliners, Occupational Therapy

As an OT, communication with your patients is essential – you need to gather as much information as you can about how they are feeling to enable you to assist them better. However, your patients may not always communicate to you when they are feeling uncomfortable in their chair. They may be embarrassed to ask, have difficulty communicating – or they may not even realise they could be more comfortable.

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Inside Recliners — Issue 9

Posted by / December 22, 2016 / Categories: Guide, Industry News, Inside Recliners, News, Occupational Therapy

Happy Christmas from all of us at Recliners!

Twas the week before Christmas and all was still in the Recliners workshop…

The elves have put the final touches to the last of the Christmas orders, the reindeers have been sent on their way and now it’s just a few of us left here in the Recliners workshop to sweep the floors and close things down for another year.

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The Long Read. Healthful Patient Seating.

Posted by / November 30, 2016 / Categories: Inside Recliners, Occupational Therapy

A very detailed research project by Herman Muller on what patients are really looking for in a chair.

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Company Focus. PocketMedic.

Posted by / November 30, 2016 / Categories: Inside Recliners, Occupational Therapy

If you’re an OT that works with patients in remote locations, you’ll know how time consuming it can be to offer them the support they need. In extreme cases, the distances involved can even be prohibitive to accessing patients in need of help.

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Tilt in Space – Explained

Posted by / November 30, 2016 / Categories: Inside Recliners, Occupational Therapy

Several of our most popular models come with a ‘Tilt-in-Space’ function. This is a common feature of Rise and Recline chairs, as when used correctly it can give patients significantly greater comfort and reduced chance of pressure injuries.

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Three Common Causes of Pressure Injuries (and how to avoid them)

Posted by / October 28, 2016 / Categories: Inside Recliners, Occupational Therapy

With Worldwide Stop Pressure Ulcer Day taking place later this month, we thought we’d take a look at how some of the most common causes of pressure injuries might be avoided.

Remember, it’s always far better to avoid pressure injuries than to treat them. So don’t worry about being over-careful with your patients – you’re doing them a favour even if it feels like you’re fussing!

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