Busy summer of shows sees Joerns’ new stand-aid impress healthcare professionals
Exhibiting at three leading healthcare events earlier in the year, Joerns Healthcare has reported receiving an “overwhelmingly positive response” to its new Oxford Up stand-aid, which it expects to become a core product within its Professional Series.
The company previewed the new stand-aid at this year’s NAEP Conference, RCOT Conference and Disabled Living Foundation’s Moving & Handling People Conference, where it highlights professionals’ feedback exceeded expectations.
A manual stand-aid and seated transfer device, the Up is designed to support safe and efficient patient transfers and rehabilitation and is suitable for clients who require some assistance when standing but are able to participate in the process. Playing a supportive role inpatient rehabilitation and independence, the new device is manufactured from aluminium and weighs just 22.5kg, ranking it as one of the lightest and most nimble in its category.
Despite its lightweight, however, the stand-aid has a maximum safe working load of 200kg (31st) and boasts high-grade castors offering enhanced manoeuvrability across a range of floor surfaces, ensuring minimal effort on the part of the caregiver.
In addition, soft moulded seat pads are contoured for comfort and can be swung away to allow access for the patient when standing and sitting and, where required, the Oxford Deluxe Standing Sling (with Clips) is available in three standard sizes and offers additional seated support.
Focusing on injury reduction and fall prevention, the specific positioning of both the swing-away seat pads and knee support help ensure optimize patient positioning, whilst adjustable legs and a contoured base enable improved access for the patient, promoting better posture.
The new stand-aid comes as the supplier of patient handling products revealed achieving significant turnover growth last year, citing plans to introduce new products to its portfolio helped increase revenues by £1.2million in the year ended 31 December 2018.https://thiis.co.uk/busy-summer-of-shows-see-joerns-healthcares-new-stand-aid-offer-impress-healthcare-professionals/https://i2.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Oxford-Up-Joerns-feature.jpg?fit=1000%2C700&ssl=1https://i2.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Oxford-Up-Joerns-feature.jpg?resize=150%2C150&ssl=1Events & ExhibitionsNewsroomSupplier NewsDisabled Living Foundation,Joerns Healthcare,moving and handling,Moving and Handling Conference,NAEP Conference,Oxford Dulexe,Oxofrd Up,RCOT Conference,standing aid,swing-away seat padsExhibiting at three leading healthcare events earlier in the year, Joerns Healthcare has reported receiving an “overwhelmingly positive response” to its new Oxford Up stand-aid, which it expects to become a core product within its Professional Series. The company previewed the new stand-aid at this year’s NAEP Conference, RCOT Conference...Calvin BarnettCalvin Barnettcalvin@thiis.co.ukAdministratorTHIIS Magazine