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Paediatric Standers: At-Home Activities

Paediatric Standers: At-Home Activities

5/11/2021

Standing is hugely beneficial for the body: from increasing bone mineral density to improving breathing and digestion. From offering pressure relief to providing a change of position or a stretch, there are numerous reasons to stand. While we know the many benefits related to children consistently utilizing a standing frame as part of their daily routines, it's likely children simply do not know or care about these benefits, however important they may be!

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Early Intervention: Activities at Home to Support Development

Early Intervention: Activities at Home to Support Development

7/10/2021

This quick guide will provide early developmental activity ideas to help promote physical, social, perceptual, and cognitive development in a variety of positions.These activities are ideal to be completed with the Leckey Early Activity System. However, if you do not have this equipment, you can improvise with rolled up towels and firm pillows to provide the support required.

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Guide for Finding the Best Head Position for Your Client

Guide for Finding the Best Head Position for Your Client

27/09/2021

Even though we are taught that seating and positioning begins at the pelvis, it is common for people to attempt to reposition a client's head and/or the head support equipment the moment they see the client's head not perfectly positioned at midline. Head supports and components of head supports are important pieces of the seating system puzzle. It is essential that the proper time and considerations are given to selecting these items as a part of the evaluation process. This guide is intended to help complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) provision teams with finding the best position, and subsequently the best equipment, for a client's head.

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Comparing Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair Frames

Comparing Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair Frames

16/08/2021

There are difference choices possible in ultra lightweight wheelchair frames – from those that fold with a cross-brace to those that are fully rigid. It is important to understand the similarities and differences in the wheelchair frames so that the initial choice of wheelchair frame type is optimal for individual clients.

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