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No matter how much you love that toddler you are carrying around, if he weighs 25 pounds or more, there is a chance you could injure yourself carrying him on repeated occasions. Interestingly, two day's worth of saturated adult #diapers could be close to this weight. 1/
Most #CareProviders of #seniors are older adults themselves (especially the aging #nursing and #nursingaide #workforce) and are at greater risk of injury moving heavy loads like this, multiple times each week. 2/
The availability of #realtime #alerts for #incontinence events enables #CareProviders to change diapers in a timely fashion to prevent #urinarytractinfection and other problems. It also prevents against dry diapers being changed unnecessarily, 3/
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Thinking of taking your loved one out of #longtermcare during the #covid19 ? There is *no easy answer*. But here are few things to think about:
1) Do they need to be transferred (bed / toilet / shower) and how would you do that?
2) Do they need a Hoyer lift? (thread continues)
3) Do you have the medications and expertise to provide the medical care?
4) Are you in danger of infecting other vulnerable members of your household?
5) How will you support them if they have dementia?
6) Do you have knowledge on how to support #incontinence & the products?
7) Who will you call if they get sicker either with #Covid19 or their underlying #health issues?
8) are they going to lose their #placement in the #nursinghome (in Ontario - the answer would be yes)
9) who else in your home needs care?
10) how will you support #socialengagement?
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