Quick Tips and Safety Advice for Using Slings and Lifts

Caring for people with disability problems can be a very difficult process. After all, these people often want to maintain their independence whenever possible, and it’s complicated to find ways of helping them, without causing any unnecessary discomfort. Usually, one of the simplest and most common ways to assist people with mobility issues in their […]

Mobility and Comfort: What are Pressure Sores and Ulcers?

Mobility and Comfort: What are Pressure Sores and Ulcers?

When it comes to choosing the right equipment and furniture solutions for your needs, it’s crucial to think about all aspects of comfort and safety that might be relevant to the person or people you’re caring for. For instance, a lot of elderly individuals, and disabled people with limited mobility can suffer from a range […]

How to Use a Sling Safely and Effectively

Whether it’s someone with a disability or an elderly individual with mobility issues, slings can be a powerful way to enhance independence and ensure comfort for those who need a little help getting around. With a sling, care providers can make sure that patients achieve the security, and support they need to move from a […]

How to Prevent Back Injuries When Lifting Someone

Back injuries are some of the most common problems that caregivers and nurses face when performing their daily duties. Whether you’re an individual caring for a family or friend, or you’re a professional care provider, using the right equipment and techniques could not only help to ensure the safety and comfort of the person you’re […]

Ceiling Hoist Solutions for the Disabled: Everything You Need to Know

Ceiling track hoists are unique in their ability to provide carers, nurses and end-users alike with a range of advantages and conveniences in any care setting. Whether you’re looking after a disabled or elderly individual at home, or you’re searching for a way to improve the security and comfort of your care facility, it’s important […]

Everything you Need to Know about the Different Types of Patient Hoists

A residential hoist can be a fantastic source of assistance for people who struggle to safely move themselves around a specific area in their home, or in a hospital environment. Hoists not only allow people in need of mobility assistance to enjoy more comfort and independence when they’re moving around a home, they also make […]

5 Wheelchair Lift Health and Safety Tips

A wheelchair lift is one of the safest and most comfortable ways to move someone with a mobility issues between floors in a home or building. These lifts can come in a range of different styles, from models that are designed to move both the user and the wheelchair, to models that have an integrated […]

3 Crucial Tips for Choosing a Wheelchair Lift

Do you think it’s about time you installed a wheelchair lift in your home or hospital? If so, there’s a good chance that you’re currently asking several questions about how you can choose the right model, and ensure it’s installed with safety in mind. A wheelchair lift can be a powerful accessory for someone with […]

Your HLS Healthcare Guide to Safe Moving and Handling

If it’s your responsibility to care for someone with a physical disability or illness, then it’s important to make sure that you have the solutions you need in place to help them move around without injury or discomfort. Learning how to move an individual with mobility problems is essential for protecting not just the person […]

Potential Injuries to Nurses and Carers by Lifting Patients Incorrectly

Potential Injuries to Nurses and Carers by Lifting Patients Incorrectly

Take a moment to think about this common scenario: Your father is struggling to get out of bed and into his wheelchair without some assistance. As a caregiver, the task of actually helping your father is much harder than it seems, as he weighs a lot more than you do. Unfortunately, this is a situation […]