Launched in May 2020, Uniting’s ‘Art while we’re apart’ competition emerged as a creative way for Uniting NSW & ACT clients and residents in home care, independent living and residential aged care to maintain their social and recreational activities and stay connected during COVID imposed restrictions.
"I have worked as a plus size demonstration model for medical equipment and education companies for almost twenty years. Over the years, I have had the chance to experience numerous methods of manual handling and being transferred and I have developed fairly definite views on my preferences.
Andrea Kirk, the Pressure Injury Coordinator CNS at Western Sydney Local Health District is the guest speaker at the upcoming webinar 'Staging pressure injury in darkly pigmented skin' in association with the Australian College of Nursing. Ahead of this Stop Pressure Injury Day event Andrea offers her insights around pressure injury and in particular the challenges of staging pressure injury in darkly pigmented skin.
This year’s webinar was hosted by Adj. Prof. David Hardman, a leading Vascular Surgeon practicing in Canberra, ACT, which focused on the often overlooked complication of a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Post Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS).
Arjo have created a VTE prevention leaflet which provides information for patients on why they are at more risk of developing a clot and how they, along with their healthcare team, can prevent the risk of clots developing.
From 21-27 September Australia will observe Dementia Action Week 2020. September is also observed as World Alzheimer’s Month. In support of these, the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is hosting a webinar Dementia – A Patient Centred Approach in collaboration with Arjo.
Dementia is defined as a “usually progressive condition (such as Alzheimer's disease) marked by the development of multiple cognitive deficits (such as memory impairment, aphasia, and the inability to plan and initiate complex behavior).”1
Similar to other medical conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes, what you don’t see can hurt you. Unfortunately, just because you can’t see symptoms or indicators, it doesn’t mean damage or harm isn’t being done.
Arjo is pleased to announce the launch of an extensive selection of BIM and CAD drawings to support architects, designers and planners by offering a range room and equipment solutions for the Acute and Long Term Care healthcare settings.
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is affecting the whole world. 1 As a result, there are many hospitalized patients and increased demands on the healthcare system.