2017 August

Month: August 2017

Using Hoists and Lifts Safely: The Importance Of Proper Training In Use And Maintenance

PMC  August 31, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner

Lifts and Hoists Training and Maintenance Matter… A Lot!

Hoists provide a means to transfer somebody who has limited mobility whilst not putting too much strain on either the carer, or the person being moved. This makes them a necessity in care homes where they are used to help people up if they’ve fallen, help them to stand, or help them to move.…

Accessibility Options for Your Vehicle You May Not Know About

PMC  August 22, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner

There are some accessibility options for your vehicle that you may not know about, and that can improve daily convenience and overall life-quality for those with mobility issues.

When it comes to accessibility for those with mobility issues, driving can become challenging.…

New Bill Could Help Seniors Remain at Home Safely

PMC  August 15, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner

A new bill could help seniors remain at home safely by providing tax credits to enhance access in the home. This bill could maintain autonomy for those over 60 with mobility issues.

One of the barriers facing seniors that choose to stay in their own homes is accessibility, particularly pertinent when those living there suffer a physical disability or mobility issue.…

The Five Things That Make the Most Impact for Accessibility

PMC  August 8, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner

Pacific Mobility offers suggestions for five things that make the most impact for accessibility: technology, versatility, quality, availability, and societal stigma.

When you think of accessibility, you likely think about things like ramps and stair-lifts. While this is, in fact, how many with mobility issues live each day, there are some other factors that make a significant impact on a more accessible world.…

Accessibility Lifts Aren’t Just About Stairs

PMC  August 1, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner

Accessibility lifts aren’t just about stairs, but about access and autonomy for those with mobility issues. Pacific Mobility aims to increase access and improve daily life.

When consumers think of increasing access for those with mobility issues, they may only think of stair-lifts; there are many different types of accessibility lifts that can improve quality of life while also providing a measure of safety for both consumers and caregivers.…