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June 1, 2008
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Adjustable Tables

Space Tables, featuring adjustable bases, provide comfort for your residents and safety for your staff. The bases have a six-inch height-adjustment range, and when paired with the “Quick Tilt” and “Quick Step” options, they allow one person to easily move and store tables in a multipurpose room. Space Tables offer a variety of fiberglass and laminate tops enabling you to deliver the homelike, hygienic care required in residential care settings.

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Pressure-Reducing Gel Pads

TUFFease™ Pressure-Reducing Gel Pads, from Innovative Medical Products, Inc., are designed to alleviate pressure at bony prominences to discourage decubitus ulcers from forming while a patient is immobilized or desensitized. TUFFease pads provide greater patient comfort with a full ½ inch of specially formulated cushioning gel. With a thicker envelope to resist punctures, they are economical and reusable. TUFFease pads are latex-free, contain no plasticizers, and are available in multiple shapes and sizes.

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Hardwood FurnitureCollection

The Shannon Collection, by Basic American Medical Products, Inc., features elegant hardwood construction with fingertip accent molding, corner rosettes, ogee-shaped top crown molding, and laminate tops for durability. The collection is available in numerous finishes and hardware choices, and manufactured in Wisconsin.

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Horticultural Activity

Long-term care facilities have been experiencing the benefits of therapeutic horticultural programs for years. StandUp Gardens, an indoor/outdoor gardening system, gives residents a sense of well-being and purpose, enriching lives and keeping residents connected to the natural world. Horticultural programs lower barriers, improve self-esteem, increase physical functioning and boost camaraderie. StandUp Gardens' state-of-the-art, full-spectrum grow light systems also provide an antidote for Seasonal Affective Disorder.

StandUp Gardens are endorsed by the American Horticultural Association and have received the Lifespace Design Award from the American Health Care Association.

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Carpet Collection

Think back to the days when Jimmy Hendrix, The Beatles, and The Doors ruled the Billboard charts and sentiments of “peace, love, and flower power” rang true in the hearts of Americans. These cultural influences come to life in Durkan Hospitality's Chromistique carpet collection. These colorful, dynamic floor coverings bring a fresh perspective to any hospitality interior. Along with Chromistique's print and CYP products for public spaces, custom patterns from the company's Merit line offer a solution for guestrooms and corridors.

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Foam Dressings

Made in the USA by Ferris Mfg. Corp., PolyMem QuadraFoam dressings are designed to manage skin tears, leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, donor sites, and burn and tube sites.

PolyMem's formulation of QuadraFoam improves skin-tear outcome by helping to reduce the pain associated with skin tears, facilitate quicker healing, and decrease the risk of infection at the skin-tear site. Samples for evaluation, case studies, and nursing home-specific clinical evidence are available.

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Bariatric Wheelchair Cushion

The Tempur Med® Bariatric Wheelchair Cushion provides comfort, support, and pressure management for the bariatric resident. The TEMPUR® material in the cushion provides optimal pressure management of residents susceptible to pressure ulcers at the sacrum and allows for proper positioning maintenance. The cushion comes with a removable cover made of 100% polyurethane multistretch fabric that reduces sweating and shearing. The entire cushion is latex-free and antimicrobial.

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Furniture Collection

Featuring fluid lines, curved inset drawer fronts, and water-fall detailing, Kwalu's Camelot Collection is where functionality meets contemporary style. With rounded edges and generous proportions, Camelot pieces are well-suited to healthcare design. The collection features an assort-ment of pieces—from headboards and footboards, to armoires and cabinets—that can be used together for a complete look. Available in an array of colors from light dunewood to rich African mahogany, the Camelot Collection is customizable. And, since it's made from Kwalu's patented Virtually Indestructible™ material, the products are all low-maintenance. The Camelot Collection is backed by a 10-year warranty on construction and finish.

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