There’s No Place Like Home: A Seamless Shift from Hospital to at Home Care

There’s No Place Like Home: A Seamless Shift from Hospital to at Home Care

In the evolving landscape of healthcare, the shift towards providing effective care at home has gained significant momentum. With a growing elderly population and increasing pressures on hospitals, finding innovative solutions that prioritise patient well-being and caregiver support is crucial.

The Biotechsis In-bed Care System not only enhances the care experience but also promotes patient independence and mobility. Let's explore how this advanced system can help the hospital to home care journey.

Efficient Care Management

The Biotechsis system is tailored to meet the nuanced needs of patients confined to bed. Its elements - an adjustable mattress cover, bed sheets, pillowcases, a turning aid, incontinence slide, and the twister pillow system - each serve a unique function but, when combined, they create a synergistic solution that is more than the sum of its parts. This harmony results in efficient care management, optimal patient comfort, hygiene, and correct positioning.

Designed for any Care Setting

One notable feature of the Biotechsis system is its versatility, which caters to diverse care requirements in different settings. It enables the repositioning of patients by one or two caregivers, accommodating various care scenarios, including at home care, whilst reducing the risk of back injuries associated with patient handling. This flexibility empowers caregivers to provide optimal care in any setting while prioritising their own well-being.

No Weight Limit for Larger Patients

The Biotechsis system goes beyond traditional in-bed care solutions by eliminating weight restrictions, particularly for larger patients. This means that caregivers can confidently and comfortably assist heavier patients without compromising their safety or the quality of care provided. The inclusive design ensures that all patients, regardless of size or mobility, can benefit from its advanced functionality and support.

Enhanced Comfort and Hygiene

Conventional cotton bedsheets can impede movement and cause friction, leading to discomfort and potential skin damage. In contrast, the Biotechsis system's fabric allows for smooth sliding and reduces the risk of shear or skin damage during repositioning.

Additionally, Biotechsis products are self-sanitising, hygienic, antibacterial, and anti-fungal. Silver threads that are interwoven with the fabric provide non-toxic, antibacterial protection, including defence against MRSA. The system's See it SAFE® fibers ensure that 99.9% of bacteria are eliminated within one hour of contact, promoting a clean and hygienic environment for patients.

Integration and Adaptability

The Biotechsis system harmoniously integrates with existing in-bed care products such as profiling beds, pressure-relieving mattresses, and static or mobile hoists. This adaptability streamlines the care process, ensuring minimal disruption to the patient while improving the efficacy of other care equipment.

Enablement and Rehabilitation

Beyond its immediate care support functionalities, the Biotechsis In-bed Care System plays a significant role in patient enablement and rehabilitation, particularly for those receiving care at home. Patients confined to bed often face the challenge of muscle wastage due to lack of movement and exercise. To counter this, occupational therapists often suggest exercises that involve resistance bands or specific movements leveraging gravity. However, performing these exercises on traditional cotton sheets can be arduous and may cause skin friction.

With its innovative fabric, Biotechsis presents itself as a solution to this issue. It acts as a protective third layer of skin, reducing friction and allowing patients to perform prescribed exercises with greater ease. By enabling smoother and effortless movement, it ensures patients can actively participate in their own recovery and rehabilitation, either independently or under the supervision of an occupational therapist. This patient engagement in their recovery process promotes a sense of control, fosters independence, and proactively aids in a faster return to normal function, enhancing overall quality of life.

Rehabilitation and enablement are critical parts of the recovery journey, particularly in a home setting where professional care might not always be readily available. By offering an in-bed care system that not only caters to immediate care needs but also facilitates this important aspect of recovery, Biotechsis further emphasizes its holistic approach to care.

From hospital to home, Biotechsis supports caregivers and uplifts patient experience, underlining the shift towards integrated, patient-centric care. This journey is just the beginning, and it encourages us to ponder: how can we further innovate to ensure the most vulnerable among us receive the best possible care, regardless of the setting?

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