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November 12, 2010
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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 www.ahiofindiana.com.

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 www.directsupply.net.

Footwear

SKECHERS Shape-Ups XW Slip Resistant-Encompass work shoes feature a lower profile kinetic wedge for increased stability and all-day comfort. The super-soft foam midsole is designed to absorb shock and provide muscle-exercising benefits. With a leather upper and dual elastic side panels for a convenient slip-on fit, this work shoe provides casual comfort and style.

For more information, visit www.skechers.com.

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Senior Furnishings

Legacy senior furnishings are designed and built to provide comfortable, homelike settings in long-term care environments. The Legacy Memories Collection offers solid hardwood casework, dovetail wood drawers, and optional thermofoil tops with spill-guard edges that meet clinical needs for durability and disinfection. Legacy seating features flexbacks, rockers, recliners, and gliders. Dining chairs can have front casters for easy mobility.

Legacy provides tables-from the lobby to the dining room, the game room to the craft room, the clinic to skilled nursing-with solid hardwood table tops or smooth, cleanable laminates or thermofoil. Tables are available with soft, safe urethane edges.

For more information, call (828) 459-7189 or visit www.legacyfurniture.us.

Fall Monitoring System

For more than 30 years, healthcare facilities have relied on Bed-Check as a central part of their fall reduction program. Built for reliability and longevity, Bed-Check monitors from Stanley Healthcare Solutions offer the features needed for successful clinical implementation-from heat-sealed mats that wipe clean to a record of all events with our Vr model. With close local support and a range of training and planning materials, Bed-Check is your partner for fall management.

For more information, call (800) 523-7956 or visit www.bedcheck.com.

Long-Term Living 2010 November;59(11):53

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