That’s about the weight of a small SUV. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the workplace injury rate for healthcare workers is twice the national average. Back injuries are prevalent among caregivers.
However, caregivers are not the only ones at risk during transfers and repositioning. Falls happen, and once they do, it can be difficult and risky to get a patient back in bed from the floor level. Not to mention during stressful evacuations—how does your facility safely get bedridden patients down the stairs?
The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) and The Joint Commission require facilities to have mobility devices on site at all times. And now, Sizewise and HoverTech have collaborated to bring better safe patient handling products to LTCs and rehab facilities.
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