Overcoming challenges with adults and the elderly

Everyday brings new challenges, client’s needs change, new solutions are required. Moving clients safely is your priority but we must also consider the safety of carers and family members that assist with care packages.

30% of all work-related ill health cases were related to MSD (Musculoskeletal Disorders)*

*Health and Safety executive (Published 04/11/2020) Work related musculoskeletal disorder statistics (WRMSDs) in Great Britain, 2020.


Moving clients frequently and safely reduces the risk of further complications….

  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Muscle deterioration
  • Reduced bone mass
  • Depression

How do we ensure our clients are moving safely, with dignity, whilst balancing budgets and ever-increasing workloads?

Fortunately, the correct client assessment resulting in the correct safe patient handling solution, can ensure the safety for all, whist maintaining dignity and a level of independence for the client - reducing the risk of further health complications.

Our experienced Safe Patient Handling team is on hand to support you through the process of prescribing the correct solution to get your clients moving.

Helping you navigate the right equipment for your client and task

We understand you want to specify the best and most appropriate equipment for your clients but the healthcare landscape and patients needs are complex and the solutions are many.

To help you navigate which lift, sling, vest or accessory might be the most appropriate to complete the task you and your client require we have created an E-Book.

Anita’s Story

Anita Rush is the Clinical Lead Nurse Specialist for equipment at NHS Berkshire West CCG. Anita has over 20 years’ experience in her current role and specialises in the care of complex patients.


"The patient was a 28-year-old man who had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. After his initial diagnosis, the patient was first placed in a care home. However, being at the young age of 28 years old, it was not where the patient or his family wanted him to be. "

Lifting solutions

Our comprehensive portfolio of lifts, slings and accessories is backed by the power of the full Hillrom portfolio.

We offer you a complete early mobility program focused on reducing risk for both clients and caregivers.

Adults and the elderly

Support to help you navigate challenges with increasing number of clients, now living longer, with complex health conditions

Plus size

Helping you protect yourself while reducing further client health complications


Standing and Transferring children is not the same as adults. From setting the objective, to task activation and completion