Product Focus

Medication Carts

Capsa Solutions gives you the latest medication carts, medical carts, and mobile computing solutions to successfully mobilize healthcare delivery in your facility. Capsa’s mobile computing solutions feature a choice of cart platforms including All-In-One, Laptop, Thin Client, and Tablet computing to enhance your MDS 3.0 initiatives. All Capsa Solutions cart models are maneuverable and lightweight, and provide your facility with the latest solutions to enhance workflow and improve patient care.

For more information, call (800) 437-6633 or visit

Air-Powered Lift Assist

The Camel, from Mangar USA, is designed to lift a fallen person from the floor either independently or with assistance. The Camel is operated by low air pressure using the Airflo battery-powered compressor. The Camel is suitable for large or bariatric residents-lifting up to 700 lbs. It provides secure, rigid support of the person being lifted. The device packs into a compact and discrete back and can be used indoors or out. The Camel minimizes manual handling risk and is great in supporting zero-lifting policies.

For more information, call (972) 424-4200 or visit

Wandering Management Program

More than a product, the WanderGuard® Departure Alert System from Stanley Healthcare Solutions is a wandering management program. The WanderGuard System provides resident identification, Pre-Alert capabilities, electromagnetic locks, and staff paging with location. The system covers from one to more than 100 doors. Start with the most basic system or work your way up to a network-based system. The WanderGuard System easily integrates with the Arial® wireless call system or with a facility’s established nurse call system.

For more information, call (800) 824-2996 or

Gliding Mattress

The Invacare Glissando gliding mattress delivers comfort to the resident as it helps prevent friction and shear. A patented gliding layer between two layers of high-density foam allows the top layer to retain its properties for effectively supporting the resident while the base of the mattress conforms to the bed frame as the bed is articulated. This unique design reduces unwanted friction and shear forces on fragile resident tissues, reducing potential damage.

For more information, call (800) 668-2337 or visit

Medical Assist Bar

The NOA Medical Assist Bar was designed to provide a sturdy support for residents to grasp while getting in and out of bed, and for assistance in sitting up and repositioning. The NOA Assist Bar meets all FDA requirements regarding entrapment. It mounts directly to flat steel bed frames for stability and rigidity. The Assist Bar is available in right side, left side, and universal models.

For more information, call (800) 633-6068 or visit

Adjustable-Height Low Bed

Joerns’ UltraCare XT Adjustable-Height Low Bed from Direct Supply features an extensive travel range of 7″ to 30″ that helps protect residents from dangerous falls and caregivers from painful back strain. In addition, options such as UltraLock, Safelight, and AdvanceCare positioning increase circulation and resident comfort as well as safety for the caregiver. The Ultrawide Extension Kit option helps reduce falls and specialty rentals by providing nearly 20% more width to bed frame, and the UltraCare surpasses UL544 requirements.

For more information, call (800) 634-7328 or visit

Fall Prevention

AHI of Indiana’s Upright Fall Prevention System is a comprehensive approach to predict and prevent the occurrence of injurious falls. It includes the licensed use of the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model

© (H2Model); interactive, CE-approved, computer-based educational programming; comprehensive resource materials; and consultative support by Upright’s professional staff to maximize efforts and help organizations reduce or eliminate predictable falls.

For information, call (866) 653-6660 or visit

Safety Glider

The Thera-Glide Safety Glider from Optima Products reduces falls with an automatic locking system. It’s as safe as a stationary chair. Now healthcare facilities can offer the benefits of rocking without the risk of falls. The patented automatic-lock feature prevents rocking when sitting down. Once safely seated, the relaxing gliding motion releases. When exiting, the lock automatically engages again for a safe egress. Side stabilizers and ergonomic handgrips provide further security during transfers.

For more information, call (888) 990-9394 or visit

Long-Term Living 2010 October;59(10):65-66

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