Team will use $2 million grant to help improve bariatric care services
Jul 02, 2019
Researchers plan to use a $2 million grant to survey nursing homes nationwide and create a strategy toolkit for bariatric care.
Caring for the bariatric resident
May 16, 2018
Navigating the tumultuous road of caring for bariatric residents is a challenge faced by many long-term care facilities today. Using the right equipment or technology on the right type of patient will...
Drive Medical introduces bariatric rollator
Apr 01, 2014
A new bariatric rollator from Drive Medical has a 400-pound weight capacity.
DETECTO introduces wheelchair scale
Jan 22, 2014
DETECTO has introduced a wall-mount wheelchair scale with a fold-up storage design.
Big challenges ahead for therapy
Shelly Mesure, MS, OTR/L
Jun 12, 2012
A few years ago, my consulting company had the opportunity to work with a facility to implement a bariatric unit within a skilled nursing facility. This would seem an easy task, but the facility ended...