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Pre or Post-Surgery? We Can Help with Rental Medical Equipment.

Posted On: January 19, 2021 by National Seating & Mobility in:

If you've have had your surgery postponed, or are just now getting the surgery you've been waiting for, we can help. Rental equipment to make your life easier is available now with contactless delivery when possible. Knee Scooters If you're waiting for (or recovering from) foot or ankle surgery, you may benefit from a knee scooter. They're much easier than crutches, and you can scoot around outside while social distancing. Learn more. Wheelchairs & Seating Transport chairs can make a world of difference if you temporarily need some help getting out of the house for short trips like medical appointments. For more complex seating & positioning needs, we can set up a rental tilt chair to your  exact specifications. Learn more on our website. Lifting Devices A lift chair will make your life easier & help with fall prevention, while ceiling lifts,
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Elevation - Can Your Wheelchair Do THIS?

Posted On: October 26, 2020 by National Seating & Mobility in: iLevel, Power Wheelchairs, Seat Elevation, SelfCare, SelfCare Home Health Products

Improve Quality of Life with Power Seat Elevation

iLevel® Power Chairs feature a revolutionary new power chair design for a better experience.

iLevel improves daily functionality and quality of life by allowing operation of the power chair with the seat fully elevated while at walking speed (at 4.5 mph).

iLevel's patented Extra Stability Technology® enhances safety for transfers, reach, and numerous other activities of daily living.

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Tags: power wheelchairs, power seat elevation

Power Assists for Your Manual Chair - All About Injury Prevention

Posted On: August 31, 2020 by National Seating & Mobility in: Manual Wheelchairs, Power Assists, SelfCare Home Health Products

All About Injury Prevention

A power assist (or power add-on) is something that attaches to the front or rear of your manual wheelchair, or powered wheels that replace your regular wheels. These power assist devices allow you to drive or wheel your manual chair with the assistance of a powered device.

All power assists have a job to do and that’s prevention. Whether it’s about preventing shoulder injury (and reducing your fatigue) or preventing a back injury for your companion,...

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Tags: power add-on, power assist

Why You'll Want an Adjustable Bed

Posted On: June 23, 2020 by National Seating & Mobility in: Adjustable Beds, Home Care, Hospital Beds

The Benefits of Adjustable Beds

Have you ever thought about an adjustable bed? Maybe you've heard of them, but you're not sure what they actually do. Adjustable beds have become more and more popular with our customers, because they offer comfortable positioning for sleeping, reading and watching TV in bed. Some advantage you may not have heard of are:

Anti-snore position Hi-low adjustment on some models, to make it easier to get in and out of...
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Tags: adjustable beds, beds, mattresses

Are You Bringing a Loved One Home from a Care Facility to Avoid COVID-19?

Posted On: April 15, 2020 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, General, Home Care, Products

Helping Your Loved One Feel Comfortable at Home

If your loved one is temporarily home from a care facility, we can help to make their stay as safe as possible. Your loved one can benefit from rental medical equipment like a hospital bed, a wheelchair, a lift chair and bathroom safety equipment. We even have rental stairlifts (indoor & outdoor) to help them get safely up and down the stairs. We deliver and install to make it easy for you. Contactless...

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Tags: care facility, covid-19, home medical equipment, products

COVID-19 Safety Procedures

Posted On: March 19, 2020 by National Seating & Mobility in: General

Because SelfCare (NSM Canada) provides products and services for medical needs, including hospital discharges, we need to continue to be able to provide these services while keeping the health and safety of our clients and our staff as the top priority.

Our parent company, NSM (National Seating & Mobility) has activated their Emergency Preparedness Task Force, who are meeting frequently to review the latest updates and take the necessary steps to determine the best...

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Tags: coronavirus, covid-19, precautions, safety procedures

Tilt NOW - New Lightweight Tilt Wheelchairs

Posted On: February 14, 2020 by National Seating & Mobility in: Lightweight Wheelchairs, Products, Tilt Wheelchairs, Wheelchairs

New Lightweight Tilt Wheelchairs

If you're a foot propeller or hand propeller, and you use a tilt wheelchair, you've probably noticed that tilt chairs are heavy! Plus, with most styles of tilt chair, when the chair is tilted your feet come off the ground right away, which means you can't propel with your feet anymore. 

We're pleased to tell you that there are two new lightweight tilt wheelchairs available from PDG Mobility: the Bentley...

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Tags: lightweight wheelchairs, mobility, tilt wheelchairs, wheelchairs

Winter Cold Storage Tips for Power Mobility

Posted On: January 17, 2020 by National Seating & Mobility in: Power Wheelchairs, Products, Scooters, Wheelchairs

Do you know the best way to store your power wheelchair or scooter?

The BEST place to store your power mobility equipment is in a dry, warm, room temperature space. 

If it's not possible to store your equipment inside, make sure your outside storage area is dry, and use a cover to protect your scooter or wheelchair from moisture & dust. A garage or shed would be an example of a suitable outdoor area. Remove the batteries & store them separately. Make sure to fully...
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Tags: crt, power mobility, tips, wheelchairs, winter, winter cold storage tips

Complete Recovery Solutions - Small Things that Make a Big Difference

Posted On: November 26, 2019 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Bathroom Safety, Home Care, Products

Complete Recovery Solutions

We always think about larger, more common items like wheelchairs and hospital beds when we're recovering from surgery, or learning to live with changing mobility. These items can be indispensable for your big-picture mobility, but sometimes the smaller items that can make a big difference tend to get forgotten about. Here are the ones our clients find the most useful.

Overbed Table

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Tags: aids to daily living, handi-reacher, handy bar, swivel cushion

Home Accessibility - Real Life Case Studies

Posted On: October 29, 2019 by National Seating & Mobility in: Ceiling Tracks, Fall Prevention, Products, Stairlifts

Home Accessibility

Home accessibility can allow you to stay safely at home and can play an important role in fall prevention. Check out some real-life examples below for inspiration, or contact us if you have any questions! We can help to make your home safer, starting with a FREE in-home consultation.

Curved Stairlift The railing is mounted directly onto your stairs with stations every few stairs. The rail can be powder coated...
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Tags: ceiling lift rental, ceiling lifts, ceiling tracks, home accessibility, products, stairlift rental, stairlifts

The WHILL Ci Personal Electric Vehicle

Posted On: September 27, 2019 by National Seating & Mobility in: Medical Equipment, Mobility, Power Wheelchairs, Scooters, Travel Mobility

Freedom to Pursue Your Adventures... In Style

This is the hottest new product we've seen in a long time! Discover newfound freedom and desire to further explore and engage in the things you love. From outdoor adventures to indoor activities, the WHILL Model Ci Personal Electric Vehicle will complement your every move.

Indoors Short wheelbase, narrow frame. Responsive controls. Tight turns.   Outdoors Up...
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Tags: power wheelchair, travel mobility, travel wheelchair, whill ci, WHILL wheelchair

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