Journal articlesThe Alpha Response™ Active Therapy range - safety in mind

The Alpha Response™ Active Therapy range - safety in mind

08/11/10 | Pressure Ulcers, Products | Lyn Phillips

In the current economic climate healthcare providers face difficult economic circumstances, a situation that is exacerbated by the high cost of treating avoidable accidents and injuries. The management of immobility and the associated pressure ulcer risk is a particular challenge. Guidelines recommend regular repositioning and a pressure-redistributing surface for the protection of vulnerable individuals, yet both have been associated with safety issues. This article examines a new range of therapy surfaces that has been designed to reduce the risk of user error and to redistribute pressure effectively.