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Product Awareness Day

Events| 18th September 2018
Product Awareness Day

FormAL have created a bespoke, educational Product Awareness Day for all OT’s, Care Homes, Family & Friends to generate awareness of our seating portfolio. And YOU are invited to join us! Where? The Holiday Inn, London Road, Ipswich, IP2 0UA When? 1st November, from 10:00 – 15:00 Refreshments will be served throughout the day, with a finger […]

Specialist seating for dementia

News| 28th August 2018
Careflex HydroTilt Specialist Chair

Seating for dementia needs to offer security and safety for the user.  An experience of security and safety in the chair will lead to a more relaxed sitting period. This will help them become more able to adjust to the support and care given.  Having the right seating can help with providing the user with a […]

What to Look for When Choosing a Chair for an Elderly Person 

News| 31st July 2018
Chair for an Elderly Person

Sometimes looking for the right chair for your loved one or your patient it can be difficult to decide on what is best for them and their care needs. We have put together a list of what to consider when choosing the chair for an elderly person: How does the person transfer into and out […]

Product Spotlight: the Careflex Hydrotilt Chair

News| 21st June 2018
Product Spotlight: the Careflex Hydrotilt Chair

The Careflex Hydrotilt Chair is fast becoming a popular choice for both patients and healthcare professionals. Designed with both of them in mind, the Express Range chair offers a wide range of configurations, comfort and pressure care management options. Caregivers find our chairs easy to move, manage, clean, and maintain, while the user’s every need […]

The Felgains FormAL Express Range

News| 31st May 2018
Express Range - Careflex Hydrotilt Chair

Utilising more than 30 years of experience with the NHS and healthcare professionals, we are a premium supplier of posture and pressure care products and seating solutions. Our dedicated team work with care professionals, patients and family members to ensure the right seating solution and enhance quality of life for users of their specialist seating. […]

The Guide to Specialist Seating in the Care Home

News| 23rd April 2018
The Guide To Specialist Seating in the Care Home

Specialist seating involves correcting and accommodating postures, achieving stable positioning, alignment, and pressure area care. We have over 30 years’ experience servicing the healthcare industry. We cater to care homes and care facilities with real expert advice that you can count on. Let our team of Product Advisers support those in your care today. Our […]

Why is Pressure Care Management Important for Seating?

News| 27th March 2018
Why is Pressure Care Management Important for Seating?

The skin is the largest organ of the body and one of the most important. Not only does it act as a protect barrier from the outside environment, but it is critical in performing other functions such as temperature regulation and circulation. However, the skin can become damaged over time, if the necessary care and […]

Product Spotlight – Careflex SmartSeat Pro

News| 14th March 2018

Careflex SmartSeat Pro is a specialist seating solution designed for those in need of postural support and control from a chair. Our SmartSeat Pro can easily be adjusted in order to correct a position into mid-line or accommodate an asymmetric posture. It tends to be very flexible ensuring that any posture type and support can […]

What is Specialist Seating?

News| 6th March 2018
Specialist & Custom Seating

Specialist seating is all about positioning, alignment and pressure care. Considering aspects such as skin health and integrity, maximising user function, accommodating postural asymmetries and introducing postural alignment, will, in turn, increase comfort, decrease fatigue, and assist with breathing and digestion for the user of the seating. The aim of specialist seating is to provide […]

Effective use of Care Chairs

News| 24th January 2018

Five Facts on Effective Use of Care Chairs 1 – Leg Rest Ensure the leg rest is folded away before attempting a transfer to ensure you can get the service users as close to the chair as possible. 2 – Pelvis Ensure the service user’s pelvis is positioned to the back of the seat. 3 – Neutral Position Ensure the head and feet are […]

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