Helping Hand Indicator Cushion
Pressure Care Cushion Assessments Made Easy
The Helping Hand Indicator Cushion is a brand new pressure cushion assessment tool. It is designed to provide a quick, reliable way to choose the best pressure care cushion for your clients.
This Indicator Cushion can be used as an assessment tool by healthcare professionals, but it is so easy to use that anyone can do it. Some of the benefits are:
- Easy to keep a social distance
- No need for hands-on experience
- Provides a fast and efficient ways to analyse client’s pressure care needs
- No need for additional costs of product specialists
- Practical and convenient for regular use
- Suitable for multiple assessments
Suitable for hospitals, nursing homes and care settings, it is designed for the popular Helping Hand range which gives you a good selection of cushions that deliver superior comfort and pressure relief.
Indicator Cushions are available to purchase and can be booked for assessment purposes in some circumstanced. Click “Enquire Now” to speak to a product specialist.
There are 10 Indicator Cushions available for immediate assessment purposes.
Easy Assessments: How Does It Work?
The Helping Hand Indicator Cushion is a brand new assessment tool designed to identify the right cushion for any client. It analyses the client’s peak pressures to indicate which Helping Hand cushion is best-suited for their needs.
With the Indicator Cushion, you simply sit your client onto it, and then check the results against the IQ sensing chart to determine the best possible cushion for their needs.
Battery Care: If the red light flashes right after you pressed the handset button, it means that you need to replace the battery. The product should be fully charged to function properly. Read the instructions printed on the back of the panel for more details.
Disposal: To dispose of the product, start by detaching the key fob. Then, remove the control box placed inside the cushion. It can be recycled at your local WEEE facility. The main cushion should go to a landfill.
Note: If the fob is damaged, feel free to contact O Neill Healthcare and ask for assistance on https://onhealthcare.ie.
Blue Light – Further Assessment Reading: If you get a blue light reading, get in touch with the team here at O Neill Healthcare, we have a wide range of pressure relieving products and a highly trained team of product specialists who are ready to help find the right solution for your client.
How To Use It The Helping Hand Indicator Cushion
The good thing about the Indicator Cushion is that there’s no learning curve needed to use it as an assessment tool. You’ll get the hang of it in no-time.
Here’s a detailed step-by-step guide on how to use the Helping Hand Cushions. Just follow the steps below, and you’ll get an accurate reading every time.
Place the indicator cushion on the selected chair. Make sure the product has been placed correctly with the proper orientation.
Seat the client on the indicator cushion. Once the client has taken a comfortable position, simply press the handset button and wait for a reading.
Readings: The green, yellow or red light reading corresponds with the performance levels of the helping hand range. A blue light indicates that more assessment is necessary.
Analyse the reading. Translate the colour of the reading to the Helping Hand range using the table on the indicator cushion, taking note of the cushion functions and shape options (i.e. contour cushions provide greater stability and pressure distribution)
The option that the handset selects will provide the client with the ultimate stability and pressure distribution for their needs.
Clean the indicator cushion. Take a soft cloth and dip it in water mixed with a mild detergent. Then, squeeze the water and wipe the surface of the indicator cushion. **DO NOT USE BLEACH OR ALCOHOL-BASED CLEANING PRODUCTS
Blue Light – Further Assessment Reading
If you get a blue light reading, get in touch with the team here at O Neill Healthcare, we have a wide range of pressure relieving products and a highly trained team of product specialists who are ready to help find the right solution for your client.