tips and advice

tips and advice

General Exercise Ideas at home

## As these are General Exercises ideas please ensure your child’s safety by supervising your child when doing the exercises. Please provide your child with as much support as is needed.## General Exercise Ideas at home Keep up your healthy routines Your routine may be affected by the coronavirus outbreak in different ways. but during […]

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Checking skin:

Checking skin: ·Check your skin daily for redness, swelling, blisters or irritation ·Shift your weight to the side and use a mirror to check your buttocks. Make sure to check either side. Ask for help checking your skin if needed ·If you notice that the skin is red, press your finger over the redness for […]

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Looking after your skin as a wheelchair user

A pressure injury is a damage to an area of skin and the underlying soft tissue. It can occur when the skin is compressed by a hard bony surface due to force being placed on this area over a long time. Pressure sores present as Pressure sores may feel: – Red patches on light skin […]

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Why are Routines important?

Our everyday routines give meaning and structure to our days. This is enabled through our: · Roles (mother, father, sister, brother, carer etc) · Habits (the way we respond and perform actions in a certain way), and · Routines (repeated ways of doing things) The kinds of things that we do, why and how we […]

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The importance of roles, habits & routines

Due to the Covid-19 virus and in line with HSE guidelines on social distancing, schools and many workplaces are closed which has caused many parents to work from home where possible. This has resulted in many families staying at home with reduced contact with social supports that we usually have around us. You will be […]

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