For people with many conditions, effectively addressing their postural management needs, is central to maximising their independence and well-being, and their potential to engage fully, in everyday activities.
The postural management strategy, Your Posture Matters outlines a range of key ambitions to improve postural management care for people of all ages across Scotland, and specifically highlights the critical role equipment plays in meeting those aims.
It is therefore essential that Health & Social care partnerships, and their Equipment services have an aligned strategy and policy, for the provision of equipment which helps supports those ambitions.
- Health & Social Care services should have an aligned strategy and policy, for the provision of equipment which helps support the Postural Management Strategy.
- Health & Social Care services should work with all key stakeholders, and community equipment Store service providers, to develop effective arrangements for the provision of a range of equipment which effectively supports posture care e.g. not just seating, but Sleepsystems and other relevant products.
There is a problem
Thanks for your feedback