Welcome to Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management's Product Showcase.
Useful and innovative products are regularly being made available to professionals in long-term care, and this special segment of the 2007 BUYERS GUIDE gives you a simple and attractive guide to some of the best.
Use one of the reader service cards in this publication to request information on products that can make you and your fellow caregivers more efficient, your residents more comfortable, and your facility safer and more attractive.
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Call System Manager and Call Lights
Arial Enterprise Manager, a Web-based product developed by Stanley Senior Technologies, enables a staff member to view and analyze Arial Call System data from a number of facilities, from any location. Stanley Senior Technologies' Arial Call Light System shows all calls from rooms (Bed A, Bed B, emergency, assist, etc.). The light system features zoned lights, multiple colors (red, green, amber, and white), user-defined states (on solid, flash, or flash after predetermined time), and multiple user-defined call levels (such as routine, emergency, escalation, assist, auxiliary, etc.). The system is cancelable only at the source and also integrates with a paging system.
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Gerbert Limited offers a full line of durable, hygienic, safe, and easy-to-maintain flooring options for healthcare facilities. Polyflor Prestige PUR (polyurethane reinforcement) heavy-duty vinyl sheet flooring is durable, never needs polishing, and is available in 16 colors. The Polysafe family of vinyl safety floors is designed to reduce the risk of slipping in high-spillage or constantly wet areas, guaranteed for the life of the product. Polyflor Forest FX is a hard-wearing vinyl sheet flooring that features a sophisticated wood-look, offering the natural beauty of maple, cherry, beech, and oak with a lifelong polish-free maintenance regimen.
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Storage and Handling System
InterMetro Industries Corporation's MetroMax® storage and handling system is quick and easy to assemble, has an open architecture design with removable mats for easy cleaning, includes shelves that adjust at ½″ increments, and features a variety of accessories, including drop-in baskets, dividers, casters, and solid mats.
Microban® antimicrobial product protection is molded into the shelf mats to help inhibit the growth of bacteria, mold, and mildew. This protection will not wash off or wear away. Constructed of strong polymer materials, MetroMax is totally noncorrosive and guaranteed against rust for a lifetime.
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Safe, comfortable, and dependable transportation from ElDorado National, Aerotech is available in a variety of lengths and configurations. It meets all applicable ADA requirements and features an optional front or rear lift. Aerotech is built in an ISO 9001:2000–certified commercial vehicle manufacturing facility and completes a seven-year/200,000 mile life cycle test.
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Ethernet Door Controller
Matrix Systems offers Power over Ethernet (PoE) with door strike capabilities for securing remote entryway access control. Now available on the Reader Control Module (RCM) door controller, PoE transmits electrical power and data to remote devices over an existing standard Ethernet network's twisted-pair CAT5 cables, eliminating installation and labor costs associated with running individual AC power supplies to new entryway access control hardware. The RCM III™ with PoE enables facilities to supply power to new door readers, door controller, and door strikes via the building's Ethernet.
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Personal Navigation Markers
The ShadowFrame™ by Thematics is useful for resident room recognition and to create a homelike feeling. The box gives a visual cue to where a resident lives within the facility. The resident can place personal keepsakes within the box to spark a memory, tell a story, and make a personalized link with other patients, staff, and friends. The ShadowFrame installs into the wall between two studs. A removable glass shelf makes it easy to accommodate a variety of items within the box. A wood frame closes securely with a brass double-ball latch.
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