How To's Guidelines for Functional Use of the Rifton HTS
The Rifton HTS redefines toileting for people with disabilities. Superior tool-free adjustability and a broad range of supportive accessories provide a comfortable, effective hygiene experience. And although simple in design, the HTS can accommodate almost any situation. But to get the most out of your HTS you need to understand its broad capabilities and configurations. The Basics Adjustments....
How To's Rifton TRAM Safe Patient Handling & Mobility Training Documents
The following documents have been compiled for providers, hospitals and long-term care facilities to use in the implementation of safe patient handling and movement programs with the Rifton TRAM. TRAM Evaluation Form (pdf) serves as a guide to help the clinician decide whether the Rifton TRAM is appropriate for a particular patient. TRAM Employee Competency Checklist (pdf) is for use after a TRAM...
How To's Funding sources for home modifications
Funding Sources for elderly people with an acquired disability needing home improvements to enable them to stay at home and "age in place." Download PDF (317.9 KB)
How To's Guidelines for Functional Use of the Rifton Dynamic Stander
As its name suggests, the Rifton Dynamic Stander combines all the benefits of mobility with a supportive standing frame. It is far more than prone or supine standers which are passive positioning devices. It is also more than an upright wheelchair. Using the prompts of the dynamic stander correctly can improve an individual’s standing ability and, through movement, effectively challenge their...
How To's Guidelines for Functional Use of the Pacer Gait Trainer part II
In the Pacer gait trainer children with a wide variety of disabilities can gain independent movement while provided with appropriate support. The Pacer accessories (we call them prompts) are infinitely adjustable to accommodate the individual needs of almost any person. Many people use the Pacer without fully appreciating the adjustments that are possible. Last week we took a closer look at the Pacer...
How To's Guidelines for Functional Use of the Pacer Gait Trainer part I
In the Pacer gait trainer children with a wide variety of disabilities can gain independent movement while provided with appropriate support. The Pacer accessories (we call them prompts) are infinitely adjustable to accommodate the individual needs of almost any person. Each prompt is also removable so as the client’s motor skills improve they can be removed. Many people use the Pacer without fully...
How To's Install the Support Station diapering and hygiene station that meets your needs
Fixed Configuration With the comfortable kneeboard in place for leverage, the client using this changing station can remain in an upright, forward-leaning position for convenient clothing adjustment, hygiene care, transfer to a rolling commode or shower chair or simply for diaper changing. The client's torso rests comfortably on the padded trunk board, with only...
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