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Pressure Care

pressure-care

Managing Pressure Care at Home National Wound Awareness Week 2019 runs from the 15th to 21st July. With 420,000 cases of chronic wounds in Australia each year, it is a subject that we are passionate about at Smart Solutions Rehab Group (SSRG). Pressure related injuries account for a massive 84% of chronic wound cases, yet…

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Global MND Awareness Day

Maximising Your Independence with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive neurological condition that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord. Gradually, messages stop reaching the muscles, which in turn leads to weakness and wasting of these muscles. Not all MND symptoms necessarily happen to everyone…

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Home Modifications

Home Modifications

Home Modifications: how can they help you? Knowledge of Universal Design and other principles of making homes accessible to all is growing.  Although a lot of new homes are built with these principles in mind, a lot of older homes can be impractical for people who are living with disability and may require modification. What…

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World MS Day

Multiple Sclerosis

The Invisible Symptoms of MS. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system (the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves), there are over 25,600 people living with MS in Australia and 3,970 Queenslanders living with the disease. This year’s World MS Day theme, Visibility, aimed to (both) spotlight the invisible…

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Falls Prevention

Falls Prevention

Reducing your Falls Risk in 3 easy steps! A few years ago, I was rushing out the door (as is my usual practice) only to find myself suddenly horizontal on the back stairs wildly grabbing for the handrail. To my shock and surprise I had fallen! Falls can happen at any time…and usually when you…

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