Injury Prevention

  1. What is a mobility aid and which one is best for me?

    Cathie's Corner - what is a mobility aid and which one is best for me?

    Mobility aids are things that help you get about more easily/safely. From handy walking sticks and urban poles, to functional shopping trolleys and rollators or walkers, find out which mobility aids may be best for you. Find out which mobility aids will best help you to get stronger, recover, or just age gracefully.

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  2. Review of different cushion types to help prevent pressure injuries

    The risk of pressure injury increases when a person has impaired mobility and or sensation changes. Understanding that pressure injuries result from prolonged pressure as well as from friction or dragging over a surface or rubbing on a surface, can help us to avoid the risks. The good news is there are a lot of pressure prevention cushion options to choose from depending on individual circumstances and needs.

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