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TurnAid Case Study – Multiple Sclerosis and Limited Care Space

CASE STUDY 8 – Joel’s Story: How the TurnAid can be used with a Multiple Sclerosis condition Reasoning: Joel has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, which has resulted in him being dependent on a hoist for all transfers and assistance of at least two carers for all bed mobility. The two carers who regularly assist […]

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TurnAid Case Study – Bariatric Leg Fracture and Arthritic Joints

CASE STUDY 7 – Stan’s Story: How the TurnAid can be used with a heavy patient Reasoning: Stan has a care package of two carers that visit daily to assist with personal tasks which include turning Stan in bed. Stan weighs 27 stone/171 kg and has minimal ability to participate in the task. As a […]

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TurnAid Case Study – Dementia and Agitation

CASE STUDY 6 – Michael’s Story: How the TurnAid can be used with a Dementia condition Reasoning: Michael lives in a nursing home and has dementia. Due to his condition, he is very uncooperative and challenging when the staff have to turn him in bed. There always has to be two members of staff when […]

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TurnAid Case Study – Double Amputee With Pain Intolerance

CASE STUDY 5 – Paul’s Story: How the TurnAid can be used with a Double Amputee condition Reasoning: Paul is a very large service user weighing approximately 25 stone/159 kg and is also a double amputee. He needs a wide bed, 110 cm wide, to be able to be turned safely and effectively. Due to […]

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TurnAid Case Study – Multiple Sclerosis and Numbness

CASE STUDY 4 – Joanna’s Story: How the TurnAid can be used with a Multiple Sclerosis condition Reasoning: Joanna’s diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis has a great impact on her overall functional levels and causes her to experience numbness which results in a frequent need to reposition. A care package has been set up and carers […]

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TurnAid Case Study – Turning Induced Aggression Towards Carers

CASE STUDY 3 – Mike’s Story: How the TurnAid can be used with an uncooperative patient Reasoning: Alternative methods and interventions such as a 4-way glide sheet had been trialed, however this had not reduced the risk or distress to Mike adequately. It was therefore decided to trial the TurnAid. TurnAid is a unique combination […]

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TurnAid Case Study – Spinal Cord Fracture and Paralysis

CASE STUDY 2 – Arthur’s Story: How the TurnAid can be used with a paralysis condition Arthur is a 72-year-old gentleman who lives with his wife and two children. In 2012, Arthur experienced a fall from a height of 4 foot resulting in a fracture to C2 and C3 of his spinal cord. Unfortunately, this […]