Our clinicial team at Seating Matters is made up of Occupational Therapists, Nurses, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy so we have a unique understanding of our patient needs when it comes to seating.

We are changing the world of healthcare seating and through this blog we are educating fellow clinicians with informational videos and how to articles,  as well as sharing key industry news, and highlighting research to support evidence based practice.

IS IT EVER ACCEPTABLE TO USE RESTRAINT?

Every so often a very sad story appears on the news about cases of abuse of elderly patients in care homes, having ...

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Martina Tierney OT July 11, 2019 /

in Patient Safety

JESS NOW SITS IN HER "LIFE CHANGING" CHAIR THAT HELPS WITH HER EDS AND POTS

Jess Hodges is 26 and lives in Lincolnshire, UK with her parents.  Jess suffers from various conditions that effect ...

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Seating Matters July 08, 2019 /

in Case Study, EDS, POTS, Epilepsy

WHAT IS A PRESSURE ULCER?

A pressure ulcer is a localized injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue, usually over a bony prominence caused by ...

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BARIATRIC WHEELCHAIR AIDS STROKE PATIENT RECOVERY

Len Nixon is a bariatric gentlemen, approaching 400lbs.   After suffering a stroke, Len found himself being admitted ...

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REDUCE FALLS AND SLIDING FROM CHAIRS

Falls Risk: Tips to Improve Patient Safety “Don’t hurt me, heal me. Try as we might, people do come to harm in ways ...

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INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL FOR MEDICAL CHAIRS

Infection prevention and control is required to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases in all health care ...

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BEAR FOUND HIS "SAFE PLACE" IN HIS SPECIALIST CHAIR FOR CHILDREN

I often share stories of older people who are benefiting from their Seating Matters chair.  Today I want to tell you ...

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EARLY MOBILIZATION USING SEATING MATTERS CHAIRS

Prolonged bed rest and immobility contribute negatively to the physical function, pressure management and quality of ...

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VALERIE’S STORY

Valerie, an 86 year old female with dementia and limited mobility, spent the majority of her day with her arms ...

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RACHEL’S STORY

Rachel, a 94 year old female, had arthritis in her left knee and a history of falls. She mobilized with a walking ...

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