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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

The Hottest Aids to Daily Living This Season

Posted On: June 10, 2019 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Arthritis Care, Fall Prevention, Home Care, Incontinence, Personal Care, Ramps, SelfCare Home Health Products, Senior Care

Aids to Daily Living

Most of us don't realize how much of a difference 6" can make until it's painful to get up from the couch. Furniture risers are one of the hundreds of Aids To Daily Living (ADL) that can make a painful or difficult daily task so much easier. Check out the hottest ADL items of the season below. 

 

          Top Choices for Aids to Daily Living

 Furniture Riser Raise your couch...
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Tags: ADL, Aids To Daily Living

5 Tips For Choosing The Right Pressure Redistributing Mattress

Posted On: April 25, 2019 by National Seating & Mobility in: Mattresses, SelfCare Home Health Products

Tips from 'Passionate People' - Invacare Europe's Blog

Choosing the right pressure redistribution mattress can be a challenge. We would highly recommend working with your health care professional to choose the best mattress for your needs, especially if you have existing pressure sores. Here are the top 5 tips to consider:

Skin Assessment - Your healthcare professional can assess your skin's current condition using a standard risk assessment tool like the Braden scale. Type...
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Tags: mattresses, medical mattresses, hospital bed mattresses, low air loss mattresses, pressure reduction mattresses

Live Life at iLevel®

Posted On: February 22, 2019 by National Seating & Mobility in: SelfCare Home Health Products

Life Happens at Eye Level

When you combine the extra-smooth ride and advanced stability of the Edge 3 Power Chair with the 12" power seat elevation of the iLevel (at a walking speed of 4.5 mph), you get a stylish, unique and incredibly functional power chair that will noticeably enhance your daily living.

 

 Edge 3 Upgraded SRS (Smooth Ride Suspension) - makes curb climbing so much easier! Includes fender lights & USB...
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Aids to Daily Living - Small Things that Make a Big Difference

Posted On: January 8, 2019 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Arthritis Care, Fall Prevention, Home Care, SelfCare Home Health Products, Transfers

Aids to Daily Living

Small things can make a big difference in your daily living.

  Handi-Reacher

For example, did you know that the Handi-Reacher has a magnet that you can use to pick up pins, paper clips or other small metal objects?

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Hand Held Shower with Extra Long Hose

Easily shower while seated in the bath or shower stall. Ask us for the version with...

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Tags: aids to daily living, reacher, safe transfers

VivaLift!® Lift & Recline Chairs - You've Never Seen a Power Recliner Like This Before!

Posted On: November 23, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Lift Chairs, SelfCare Home Health Products

Ever since their release last year, VivaLift! Power Recliners have been THE favourite lift chair of the SelfCare staff. Whenever we have a meeting in-store, we gather around in the lift chairs. The VivaLift chairs are always occupied first, and here's why.

 

  Power Lumbar
Personalize your lumbar comfort at the touch of a button. This feature makes a striking difference to the comfort of the chair.    Power...
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Tags: lift chairs, recliner chairs, senior chairs

This 2-In-1 Walker/Transport Chair Is The Best of Both Worlds

Posted On: October 29, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: SelfCare Home Health Products

A 2-in-1 walker truly is the best of both worlds. A comfy transport chair that changes into a walker with a few simple moves, then easily flips back again. Walk until you're tired, then have a friend, family member or caregiver push you the rest of the way.

No matter whether you're having a good day, a challenging day, or an in-between day, the 2-in-1 walker from Evolution Technologies is there for you.

Feeling energetic?...

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Drop Down Support Rails - The Alternative To Grab Bars & Floor-To-Ceiling Poles

Posted On: September 28, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Bath Safety, Fall Prevention, Home Care, Medical Equipment, SelfCare Home Health Products

Grab bars & floor-to-ceiling poles are two of our most popular bathroom safety items; they're safe, sturdy & can be installed almost anywhere in the bathroom. They provide a secure handhold to assist in getting up & down from the toilet, in & out of the tub & navigating around the bathroom. However, there are situations where a grab bar or floor-to-ceiling pole can't be installed, or just won't work in a particular bathroom setup.

We've been installing quite a few drop-down...

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Tags: Bath safety, fall prevention, senior care

You May Not Have Thought To Use a Reacher for This - A Personal Account

Posted On: July 31, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Home Care, Medical Equipment, Personal Care, SelfCare Home Health Products, Senior Care

Recently I had to purchase my very first piece of ADL equipment - a Handi-Reacher. I was having abdominal surgery and knew that I wouldn't be able to bend over to pick things up, at least for a few weeks.

I've worked at SelfCare for over six years now, and thought I had a pretty good idea of what I'd be using my reacher for after my surgery (picking up things I dropped)... but there were many times that I had to get creative and use my reacher for things that I never...

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Tags: reacher, aids to daily living

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