Pathway in Woods

A Natural Path to Better Inbed Care

At Phil-e-slide, we believe that nature has much to offer in terms of inspiration and innovation. From the healing properties of silver to the synergistic systems found in the natural world, we look to incorporate these elements into our healthcare products.

In this blog post, we will explore the power of silver in our Biotechsis fabric and how it provides a natural solution for preventing the spread of infection. We'll also delve into the science of synergy and how it influences the design of our inbed care management system. 

The Power of Silver in Biotechsis Fabric

Silver has been used for centuries for its antimicrobial properties, and we have taken this concept and applied it to our fabric. Our Biotechsis fabric features a layer of pure silver that is bonded to the surface of a textile fiber, which is then woven into the fabric. This creates a self-sanitizing and hygienic fabric that is non-toxic, antibacterial, and antifungal. It provides protection against harmful bacteria, including MRSA, and kills 99.9% of bacteria within one hour of contact.

This fabric is ideal for use in healthcare settings such as hospitals, hospices, care homes, and in the community. It provides a natural and effective solution for preventing the spread of infection and maintaining a clean and hygienic environment.

Inspired by Natural Systems: The Science of Synergy

But our influence of nature doesn't stop there. We also look to natural systems for inspiration in the design and development of our products. Nature has perfected the art of synergy, where different elements work together in harmony to create a balanced and efficient system. We strive to apply this same principle to our products, where each element works in synergy with the others to create a complete and effective solution.

Biotechsis Inbed Care Management System: Working in Harmony with the Body

For example, our Biotechsis inbed care management system is designed to work in harmony with the natural movements of the body. By providing the right level of stiction and friction, our system helps to reduce the risk of tissue damage and promote healing, whilst protecting  against infection with natural elements such as silver.

Sustainable Materials and Practices

Sustainability is a vital part of our natural inspiration philosophy at Phil-e-slide. We believe that manufacturing moving and handling equipment should not come at the cost of the environment. That's why we manufacture all our products in the UK, using sustainable materials and practices, ensuring that our products enhance patient outcomes, protect caregiver well-being, and contribute to a more sustainable healthcare system. All of our products, including our flagship Biotechsis range, are made from durable and long-lasting materials that are easy to clean and maintain, reducing the amount of waste generated from disposal. 

The materials used in our products are recyclable, making them an environmentally friendly option. Our innovative and unique design also reduces the need for heavy lifting, a common cause of work-related injuries in the healthcare sector. By reducing the number of injuries, Phil-e-Slide is helping to decrease the amount of medical waste generated from treating such injuries, leading to a more sustainable healthcare system that is in harmony with nature. 

Embracing Nature for Better Healthcare

At Phil-e-slide, we are inspired by the natural world and strive to incorporate its principles and elements into our products whenever possible. From our Biotechsis fabric to sustainable practices, we believe that by working in harmony with nature, we can create innovative and effective solutions for healthcare settings.

 

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