Seating Matters Blog

Our clinical team at Seating Matters is made up of occupational therapists, nurses, and a doctor of physical therapy so we have a unique understanding of our patient needs when it comes to seating.
We are changing the world of healthcare seating and through this blog we are educating fellow clinicians with informational videos and how to articles,  as well as sharing key industry news, and highlighting research to support evidence based practice.
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Infection Control in Soft Furnishings

With heightened awareness around infection control due to coronavirus, we conducted a simple experiment to highlight areas of infection risk in fabric-covered chairs. Manufacturers and suppliers of products, like our clinical, therapeutic seating, who supply into long term care homes, community equipment recycling stores and hospitals should use materials that…

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CORONAVIRUS, INFECTION CONTROL & RISK MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE SEATING

By Martin Tierney News, Infection Control, Infection Prevention Experts from the WHO (World Health Organisation) are now warning that the coronavirus can spread via objects or surfaces. In light of the global developments of the fast-spreading coronavirus which has originated in China, we ask what impact this will have on medical equipment suppliers,…

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