Category Archives: Medical Equipment

Medicet

There is a medication administration tool called a Medicet.  Most people know it as a “pill-box.”  This tool is found in the pharmacy area and there are several options to choose from.  It all depends on details.  I’d say take some … Continue reading

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Head of Bed

There are reasons to have the head of the medical bed elevated: #1  This helps when eating in bed.  People need to be in the most natural position for swallowing safely.  Food and drink can cause coughing or choking if … Continue reading

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What’s Beside the Bed?

To save energy, utilize what energy is available and to consider safety during weakness it is really nice to have a couple of items beside the medical bed. One item is a commode, a portable potty chair.  When this is … Continue reading

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Pad For the Medical Bed

When people spend more time in the bed due to weakness or any other symptoms, it may be beneficial to add a special pad.  These pads help prevent skin breakdown and enhance comfort. Pressure areas on the skin and bony prominences can eventually … Continue reading

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Why Get a Medical Bed?

One piece of equipment that is critical to have with certain medical conditions is the electric medical bed. An electric function is key to protect the care giver’s back. Pushing a button verses straining to crank a handle to change positions of the … Continue reading

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Equipment

Here are helpful hints on three types of medical equipment: Cane:  the person really needs to still be moving well and just needing a slight bit of balance Walker:  wheels or not may be the decision…either way, remember walkers allow … Continue reading

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