Parenting is one of the greatest gifts in the world. It’s a labour of love that requires ample amounts of understanding, patience, commitment and compassion. Raising a child into a dependable and intelligent adult isn’t just a gratifying success for any parent, it’s a responsibility that helps develop the world and transforms societies; gifting these same traits onto our communities for future generations.
Posted on Jul 20, 2017 by ProBed Medical
Healthcare CEO’s cite efficiency and overall cost reduction as the top priorities within their respective organizations. With more and more sectors of the healthcare industry looking to cut costs and improve the efficiency of their staff members, night time care is becoming a focal area. Advances in automated patient rotation at night are providing for lower care costs, better patient outcomes and, importantly, less caregiver injuries resulting from the manual turning of patients.
Posted on Mar 13, 2017 by ProBed Medical
As a family caregiver for an immobile loved one, you have a lot on your plate. It’s not only a life-altering decision to manage your own stresses, but to take on the additional unique day-to-day tasks to maintain “Quality of Life” for another person is no small feat. To begin, take a good look in the mirror and know that you are to be commended. You’re making a monumental difference in the life of your loved one, and they will never forget it.
Posted on Feb 17, 2017 by ProBed Medical
Preparing your home for wheelchair access doesn’t have to be a daunting task. For the majority of families, adjusting or updating your collective homes to accommodate members of the family with limited mobility is a fact of life that will inevitably take center stage.
Posted on Dec 18, 2016 by ProBed Medical
George To The Rescue features host George Oliphant and his team of contractors and designers that team up to rescue the homes of deserving people. George sources contractors to aid in renovating homes to make the lives of homeowners in need easier.
Posted on Oct 31, 2016 by ProBed Medical
Incredible advancements in the field of spinal cord injury (SCI) research are unearthed every day.
In fact, 90% of all spinal cord research information has been discovered in the last two decades, meaning there is an increasing level of support, information, and funding available to people with spinal cord injuries; the global SCI community is in better hands than ever before.
There are countless organizations who support and advocate for those who suffer from various forms of spinal cord injuries, financially, informationally, and emotionally. Here's a list of top spinal cord research organizations.
Posted on Oct 19, 2016 by ProBed Medical
The concerns and stress related to the direct costs of caring for an immobilized family member or friend can be overwhelming. There can be many unseen and overlooked aspects of long term care that are easily neglected as you guide your family through a challenging time.
Posted on Oct 14, 2016 by ProBed Medical
Sleep is an essential human function.
It is so ingrained in our collective being, it can easily be compared to that of other necessary human functions, like eating. Much like consuming nutrients through our food, sleep acts as a critical moderator and protective mechanism that helps to regulate and repair our bodies, providing them with the nutrients our bodies need to grow.
Posted on Oct 14, 2016 by ProBed Medical
Sometimes when an individual becomes critically ill or sustains an injury bed rest is required. Although there are varying degrees of immobilization, all persons facing immobility challenges must remain somewhat mobile so as to avoid negative health complications associated with the immobility itself; furthermore, choosing one of the best hospital beds for home use requires finding a bed that offers the caregiver ease of use while providing the disabled person with optimal comfort to ensure that he or she maintains healthy sleeping habits. The bed should also provide solutions to avoid potential complications related to immobility.
Posted on Jul 15, 2016 by ProBed Medical
Living with some form of disability affects nearly 15% of the world’s population. Of the over 1 billion people affected, many live in poverty and endure the stigma of a less fulfilling life because of their unique circumstances.
Posted on Jul 8, 2016 by ProBed Medical