The NYS Zero Lift Task Force: SPH in Action Learning Bound: The Ninth Annual Safe Patient Handling Conference NYS Zero Lift Task Force: Ensuring the Safety of Healthcare Workers NYS Zero Lift Task Force: Putting the Healthcare Worker First This month, we’ve got our eye on the New York State Zero Lift Task Force, an organization comprised of healthcare workers, administrators, patient advocates, union representatives, and health and safety professionals committed to ensuring the well-being of all patients and healthcare workers in the state of New York. We especially admire the NYS Zero Lift Task Force for their humble, ever-critical mission statement: “To create  ..

Taking the leap to upgrade your healthcare facility with handicapped accessible products can be daunting, leading some to wonder, is it worth it? Here are just a few of the many benefits of installing handicapped patient appliances. Boost Patient Confidence For handicapped patients who require daily assistance, reliance on caregivers can be taxing on morale. As we age, we are constantly seeking ways to maintain our independence. Having the option to use shower chairs, height adjustable countertops, and wheelchair accessible sinks means patients will be able to do more with less help. In shared spaced such as communal kitchens, height adjustable countertops and wheelchair accessible ..

For many handicapped individuals, regular, everyday activities can be a challenge. Sinks and countertops are often positioned at standing height, making it difficult to reach for seated users. Fixtures mounted at seated height benefit wheelchair users, but may inconvenience standing users. As two of the most used rooms, both kitchens and bathrooms can benefit from fluid fixtures that allow safe experiences for both seated and independent users. With safety at the heart of every design, Pressalit has developed products to fill such a need. Each kitchen and bathroom fixture is height adjustable, while remaining sturdy, reliable, and fully functional. Kitchen Safety products for your h ..

As a communal gathering place, the kitchen has always been one of the most important rooms in any dwelling. Traditional kitchens are built for cooking and preparing food, with counters and cupboards installed at standing height. Unfortunately, this means a large number of tasks are out of reach for seated wheelchair users wishing to join in the kitchen experience. Pressalit’s Indivo line seeks to create a fluid kitchen which allows both seated and standing users comfortable experiences. Whether you’re looking to design a new handicapped accessible kitchen or retrofit an existing one, Indivo is ready to help. Indivo lifts work with almost any cabinet or work surface, all ..

Patient Safety USA is proud to present Indivo – a flexible and comfortable kitchen by Pressalit Care. Indivo offers a system of height-adjustable kitchen tables and counters, and other lifting units that fit onto worktops and wall cupboards from most kitchen suppliers. These adjustable tables and counters are often used in the kitchen of nursing homes, hospitals, and assisted living facilities, but are also perfect for the home and can be used for elderly patients in a wheelchair or with other disabilities. Indivo height-adjustable kitchen countertop enables both seated people - in a wheelchair or on a work stool - and those standing to comfortably carry out most kitchen tasks. ..