Happy New Year! 2017 is officially here, and so is that time of year—when we set New Year’s resolutions we hope to keep beyond the first week of the year. At Patient Safety USA, we’re resolving to do all we can to help our clients stay on track with their 2017 health goals. Resolutions don’t need to be huge commitments; minor changes in daily activities can help form healthy habits. Here are a few suggestions for resolutions you’ll want to keep all year, along with our tips for success. Eating healthier With the plethora of tv dinners available, it can be all too tempting to forgo cooking a nutritious meal. While prepared foods offer unparalleled co ..

The holiday season is upon us at last! As we look forward to spending time with friends and family, we all aim to ensure the comfort and safety of our disabled guests wherever possible. Any host or hostess will tell you it can be a challenge accommodating many guests with different needs. That’s why Patient Safety USA carries an excellent selection of portable Pressalit (/brands/pressalit) products designed to make your house accessible without major changes. Check out some of these products to help you relieve worry and enjoy your time with your handicapped visitors. Freestanding Adult Changing Table (/store/products/adult-changing-tables) For many elderly and disabled i ..

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 ..

If you’re searching for the best new innovations for your healthcare facility, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite products designed for wheelchair users. Here are our top five: Adult changing tables Patients who need assistance bathing and dressing will appreciate ergonomic adult changing tables. These tables were designed with both the caregiver and patient in mind, with optional features like neck support, adjustable height, and water drainage systems for bathing. Short on space? Maximize your space and go for an adult changing table that folds up. With a range of uses, adult changing tables are a necessity when working with disabled or sp ..

American Disabilities Act has specific guidelines for making kitchens more accessible to users. Here are some general guidelines: Kitchen floors should be clear of any obstructions that may impede mobility devices or present a danger to individuals at risk of falling. Kitchen doors and throughways must meet a minimum width in order to accommodate mobility devices such as wheelchairs. Front-operated appliances (such as ovens, ranges, refrigerators or dishwashers) must have adequate space around them to allow a disabled individual to access them from the side. Countertops and work surfaces should be at an adequate height to allow for ease of use, and, if accommodating wheelcha ..

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. ..