Airospring is pleased to announce it has partnered with Polymorit, a leading supplier of mobility products. Polymorit will be showing their range of Airospring Pro cushions at the OT show. Please visit stand M78.
Polymorit branded products have positively affected the lives of thousands of individuals over the past 25 years.We have recently extended our brands to include the superior Steiss range of Wheelchairs, Transfer Aids, Chair Scales & Mattresses, plus the revolutionary Airospringrange of Pressure Care products utilising their patented 3D spacer technology.
Polymorit is determined to remain at the forefront of the revolution in Community Care.
Society has progressed to the point where the average person doesn’t have to toil in the fields or sweat in a factory for 12 hours a day. But, our office working culture brings with it a new set of problems and challenges, the biggest of which is actually being bothered to get up out of your chair.
Unless you’ve ever had a pressure sore, you can’t really begin to imagine the discomfort that comes along with one. They’re also a lot more common than you might think. According to the NHS, just under half a million individuals will fall victim each and every year. Whilst it’s true that in most cases ulcers are associated with pre-existing health issues, the risk of developing pressure sores is still a present danger for people who lay or sit for increased periods of times. The most common examples, of course, being wheelchair users and bedridden individuals. So what should you do if you do find yourself being affected? Just as importantly, what shouldn’t you do?
17th November is Stop Pressure Ulcer Day. Now, this may not be a day that comes pre-written in your calendar, but it concerns a very important issue that thousands of people face every day. Sponsored by EPUAP (European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel), this event has been promoting awareness about this serious condition for a number of years now and we’re proud to be supporting this initiative.