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.

HOW DOES A SEATING ASSESSMENT WORK?

If you’ve been following us for awhile, you’ve probably heard us mention Seating Assessments before. Seating ...

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Martina Tierney OT October 14, 2019 /

in Seating Assessment

JACK’S STORY

Jack previously sat in unsafe chairs which offered him very little postural support and/or pressure management. This ...

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IS IT A PRESSURE ULCER, PRESSURE INJURY OR BED SORE?

What's in a name? As clinicians, communication is a fundamental aspect of our work. Whether we are caring for our ...

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INJURY PREVENTION IN YOUR FACILITY

Falls and pressure injuries represent two of the biggest causes of preventable injuries which cause pain, distress, ...

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FAQ: How to Adjust the Monaco Chair

The Monaco™ is ideal for patients with reduced mobility or sitting balance who require comfort and support....

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Martina Tierney OT September 20, 2019 /

in FAQ

SARAH’S STORY

Sarah was periodically assessed over 2 months in her care home. She was a 62 year old resident with early Alzheimer’s ...

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5 CONSIDERATIONS FOR PURCHASING A PRESSURE MANAGEMENT CHAIR

Once you’ve identified the need for a  pressure management chair and started to look at your options, you’ll notice ...

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7 THOUGHTFUL GIFT IDEAS FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS

It can be tricky to know what to buy a loved one for a gift if they are suffering from a neurological condition such ...

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CLINICAL TESTING OF THE MILANO™ CHAIR

Seating Matters are continually carrying out clinical testing and trialing of the chairs. ...

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FAQ: How To Adjust Lateral Supports

An important part of seating a patient in a chair is achieving midline position where possible. One of the ways we ...

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Martina Tierney OT September 12, 2019 /

in Posture, FAQ

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*Note: The purpose of this blog is to give an overview of the product with some tips to consider on its use. This is not intended to be a substitute for professional or medical advice, diagnosis, prescription or treatment and does not constitute medical or other professional advice. For advice with your personal health or that of someone in your care, consult your doctor or appropriate medical professional.