Forth Valley physio leads use of red, dementia-friendly walking frames
A physio-led project has inspired a Scottish hospital to introduce brightly coloured, dementia-friendly walking frames to its wards, in place of the usual grey/silver models.
Report reveals how physiotherapists can play a major role in saving NHS cash
Physiotherapists can play a significant role in making substantial financial savings by reducing waste and re-using equipment such as mobility aids, according to a new report.
Cardiff and Vale aims to save £20,000 a year by reusing walking aids
A Welsh health board is calling for local residents to return walking aids they no longer use in a bid to save thousands of pounds.
Carrick Brown explains how families with terminally-ill children can access vital pieces of equipment, thanks to a new scheme.
Redcar physios make step-change in equipment design
Physiotherapists in north Yorkshire have teamed up with clinical engineers to design an innovative set of mock stairs.
Wobble board given ‘smart’ overhaul
A physiotherapy lecturer has developed an innovative ‘smart’ wobble board that can measure and record balance and movement.
An evaluation of equipment to assist patient sit-to-stand activities in physiotherapy