With the US population becoming increasingly overweight, healthcare providers are facing significant challenges in caring for patients of larger sizes.
In 2021, 19 states had populations with over 35% obesity rates, exacerbating the existing difficulties in meeting the needs of this patient group. In addition to physical challenges, healthcare providers must also approach care with empathy and dignity, as many overweight patients have experienced weight-related stigma. This can lead to delayed care and more complex medical needs.
You can read about the criteria for choosing a shower trolley, of which the TR4000 shower trolley meets all of these criteria. It can support a weight of up to 450 kg, has a working width of over 30 inches, and is suitable for many patient groups.
TR Group is pleased to present a White Paper study authored by Heather Monaghan MHSc, RN. This report highlights "Providing Dignified Bathing for the Bariatric Patient - SPHM Program Integration". Basic hygiene practices are vital to maintaining patient's or resident's health. Choosing the proper equipment to safely complete these tasks for patients of size doesn't have to be a daunting task. Read on to learn more..
This free whitepaper covers:
- Advantages and Disadvantages of various bathing options in healthcare
- Important criteria to consider when purchasing a Shower Trolley for a bariatric patient
You can get access to the report by clicking the link below: