- falls prevention
- Home care
- infection control
- patient lifting
- patient transfer
- pressure injury
- pressure ulcer
- pressure wound
- Procair Plus
- Procair Quad
- sealed base
- senior care
- shower chair
- urinary tract
- waterfall skirt
Novis can offer ProCair and ProCair Plus Pressure Mattresses for same-day delivery in Melbourne Metro area if ordered before 12 noon. These are hospital-grade air mattresses with enhanced infection control. Contact our team in Victoria for further details. Standard delivery rate applies.
Posted in APM, contamination, hospital, infection control, pressure injury, Procair Plus
Novis has upgraded all ProCair and ProCair Plus models to be hospital-grade in response to COVID 19. Novis has taken a proactive step to take care of carers and clients by introducing the sealed base across many of our alternating pressure mattresses. This improves and supports your Infection Con...
Posted in falls prevention, incontinence, senior care, urinary tract
Falls are a significant risk in the elderly, with 30% of falls resulting in moderate to severe injuries.1 The risk of falls may be attributed to a combination of factors including existing medical conditions, medications, vision impairment and general cognitive or functional decline. Medical cond...
The Swift Mobil-2 is a shower commode chair that is not only durable and comfortable, but it can be equipped with many accessories to personalise it further to the user. Unique seat The seat has a rear opening, giving the carer easy access when assisting the user with personal care tasks. Additio...
Posted in contamination, Home care, infection control
One of the primary goals of wound care is to protect the wound base from outside contaminants such as bacteria. Within the hospital, stringent infection control measures are practiced, but what about when patients are discharged? Are they well aware of the importance of cleaning and disinfect...
Posted in bedsores, pressure injury, pressure ulcer, pressure wound
In an ideal world, anyone at risk of developing a pressure injury (ulcer) would be using a dynamic support surface or other appropriate prevention tools. However, the speed with which pressure injury can form often catch unsuspecting patients and/or caregivers unawares. Do not feel guilty or inc...
According to Centres of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)1, know the difference between cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing is key to effective infection control: Cleaning removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or objects. Cleaning works by using soap (or detergent) and water ...
Posted in contamination, infection control, patient lifting, patient transfer, training
For health workers: With COVID-19 pandemic still fresh in our mind, it is easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to controlling infection. 3 Patient Handling Steps for Better Infection Control Hand Hygiene Every small step counts. Cleaning, disinfecting and sanitising correctly as we mentione...
Posted in commode, contamination, infection control, mattress, patient lifting, patient transfer, sealed base, shower chair, slings, waterfall skirt
COVID-19 highlights the importance of infection control. While good hygiene practice is a good start to reduce infection rates in a healthcare facility, using products with inbuilt infection control features can assist in further reducing decontamination. 3 Areas to Improve for Infection Cont...
Infection control is part of any health management plan. While healthcare staff are trained on best practice strategies to reduce the risk of infection, cleaning and disinfecting is required whether it is within the hospital or at home. For out-patients and post-surgical patients, select equipmen...
The current pandemic highlights for all of us how important infection control is – whether it is for healthcare organisations, health workers, their patients for users. It is everyone's responsibility to learn and practise infection control. According to WHO1: Infection prevention and control (I...