Seizure monitoring –  Embrace Watch vs. Inspyre App

Seizure monitoring – Embrace Watch vs. Inspyre App

We recently worked with a locally based client who has had multiple falls as a result of seizures.  The falls alarm she had did not always pick them up.  It was subsequently discovered that a falls alarm is triggered as a result of a drop from a distance from the...
What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation?

What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a neuromodulation technique whereby the polarisation of neurons is induced by an electromagnetically generated electric field across the scalp; ion movement within the brain occurs without electrical current flowing across...
Osteoarthritis can be managed!

Osteoarthritis can be managed!

Osteoarthritis is a chronic and progressive condition that affects the movable joints of the body, most commonly the knee, hip and finger joints. It occurs due to degeneration of the smooth cartilage around our bones that normally allows for free and easy movement....
Continence Assessment Tool

Continence Assessment Tool

Incontinence is a widespread condition to describe involuntary loss of urine from the bladder (Continence Foundation Of Australia, 2020). It prevails in over 4.8 million Australians, making it a very common problem (Friendly Society Private Hospital, 2018).  ...
Breathing takes work!

Breathing takes work!

The act of breathing is achieved by the diaphragm descending and the intercostals or muscles between the ribs contracting causing an increase in volume in the lungs to draw air in. Therefore, when these muscles are weakened, breathing becomes harder which in turn...
Accessible Housing

Accessible Housing

  96% of Australians with disability live in housing amongst the community (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2020). These include homeowners, rentals, government housing, social housing or long-term care accommodation. A study by Anglicare in...