Is the gel for Jay cushion sensitive to cold?
Yes like all gels. That's why we recommend not to forget a gel cushion in a car in a very cold weather. If you forget it, then leave it at room temperature so the gel regains its fluidity.
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