Who are the correct person to assit in positioning?
Occupational therapists are the reference people to assist you and advise you to have a good positioning with the right equipment.
Which are the advantages for a rigid backrest?
They are numerous. We will note: the postural support and a good alignment of the back structure, the improvement of the pressure distribution, the stability, the comfort and the functionality.
Which are the factors favoring the presence of sores?
They are many and varied. We will retain the main ones: immobility, pressure, friction on the skin, heat, perspiration, humidity, low nutrition, dehydration, atrophied muscles, aging of the skin ...
What is positioning?
Positioning is a clinical process aimed at placing a person with postural disorders in a posture required by means of assistive devices (including a backrest and a cushion). The goal: a better quality of life for people with reduced mobility
What is a sore?
A sore is a skin lesion that can reach different stages of gravity. The skin is the first barrier of protection of the body and prevention is very important