January 14, 2019

Falls & fall prevention have been well documented in recent years, as Australia realises significant strain this common problem has on the health system.

A federal Department of Health and Ageing report suggested that if preventative measures were not in put in place, t...

December 19, 2018

Unlike pressure injuries skin tears are a result of immediate trauma to the skin. However, just as pressure injuries have different classifications depending on their severity, so do skin tears. They are classified according to the Skin Tear Audit Research (STAR) class...

November 12, 2018


A person’s mobility and range of motion can decrease with age; there are many assistive devices or independent living aids (ADLs) such as canes, crutches, and toilet assisted items that can be used to increase person’s activity, independence, and quality of life. Howe...

October 23, 2018

No more difficulty turning or getting out of bed!

For many suffering from limited mobility the basic function of turning over in bed can be difficult and often painful. The Wonder Sheet could be the answer for your movement difficulties. The Wonder Sheet can benefit any...

September 6, 2018

       Download the all-new HealthSaver app from the app store or google play- available now!

                                             

July 18, 2018

Falls are the most common cause of injury and the 6th leading cause of death for seniors in Australia. One-third of people aged 65 years and over will typically fall at least once each year, accounting for nearly half of admissions to longterm care facilities. Approxim...

May 28, 2018

Traditionally the terms pressure sore, pressure ulcer or decubitus ulcer have all been used to describe the same problem - a pressure injury. The National Pressure Advisory Panel have determined that "Pressure Injury" is the best way to describe this problem partly bec...

May 11, 2018

Our skin is our largest organ and acts as a protective barrier against external forces. Some of the skins most import functions are to protect us from heat or cold, to stop unwanted organisms from entering the body and protection against impacts including friction and...