Knowledge and Cases
Professionalism is an important keyword to us. We do not just sell equipment. We provide professionally planned solutions and guidance on a highly professional level.
At Vendlet we focus on the bedridden patient and all processes and tasks related to care tasks in and around the bed.
Read more about some of the topics we believe are important in relation to the bedridden patient.
3. May 2022
How to combine VENDLET and rehabilitation
Some health care professionals think that using a VENDLET system will lead to pacifying the client during transfers. However, VENDLET can be used both…
28. February 2022
Can Rehabilitation have a Negative Impact?
The overall purpose of rehabilitation is to ensure maximum quality of life for clients who for one reason or another have lost some of their physical…
17. February 2022
Beginner's Guide to VENDLET
Although the turning system, VENDLET, was developed more than 35 years ago, it is still unknown territory for many health care professionals. If you h…
16. June 2021
Obesity and Bariatrics: Make Sense of The Terminology
The number of severely obese people is growing across the world. This also means that nursing homes, hospitals and the like are seeing an increase in…
6. April 2021
Wounds and Ulcers: Know the Types and Causes
Recent year’s emphasis on prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers has meant that more and more caregivers find it difficult to distinguish between…
1. March 2021
What is Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation is an increasing part of the client-oriented work in the social and health sector and is incorporated as parts of the daily routine for…
21. September 2020
Safe Moving and Handling of Bariatric Patients
Moving and handling of bariatric patients can present as a risk for both caregivers and client. Therefore, it is important to use the proper aids to a…
11. August 2020
Sleep: Our Most Important Medicine
Sleep is an innate part of our lives. We all need it. However, many do not know what sleep really does to our bodies. In recent years, researchers hav…
15. July 2020
Thorough implementation pays off
In early 2019, they were experiencing a high level of sick leave among healthcare staff in the elderly care sector in the municipality of Varde in Den…
23. June 2020
Caring for The Bariatric Patient
Providing care for a severely obese patient can be difficult for many health professionals. Lack of experience and knowledge in the field allows our p…
1. March 2020
Safe and Comfortable Patient Transfer using Tactile Stimuli
Clients who are cognitively challenged, have sensory difficulties or for some other reason feel unsafe when being moved and handled by care specialist…
13. January 2020
Why You Need to Know about Biomechanics
Do you know how much strain you put on your body when pushing, pulling, or lifting to move and handle patients with manual aids? Musculoskeletal disor…
18. November 2019
When Should A Powered Turning Aid Be Used?
If you are familiar with manual moving and handling techniques, using a powered turning aid might not be the first thing that comes to mind, when a re…
7. November 2019
1.5-Year-Old Pressure Ulcer Heals
A 90-year-old man struggled with a pressure ulcer on the sacrum for more than 1.5 years. The ulcer became so large that it was possible to place an en…
21. October 2019
Four steps to secure quality sleep
In recent years, there has been an increased focus on the importance of sleep, as more and more research show just how important sleep is for both our…
10. October 2019
Positioning for Intimate Care
Assisting with intimate care and toileting of a bedridden client can be a challenging task that often requires two caregivers. Using this simple posit…
28. August 2019
The Effect of Micro-Positioning
People with reasonable mobility on average alters their position every 10 minutes throughout the night. This is because the body needs small repositio…
7. August 2019
Positioning and Respiration
Positioning can have a great effect on clients with respiratory difficulties and goes hand in hand with pulmonary rehabilitation. But how can we utili…
1. August 2019
Team Sam’s story
Sam Higgins is 24 years old and lives with his mother at their family home in East Lothian. As a young boy, Sam was diagnosed with an acute form of ep…
25. July 2019
Why is Positioning Important?
We tend to focus a lot on the seated position and pay a lot of attention to the way clients are positioned in their wheelchairs and recliners. There i…
2. July 2019
Do You Know enough about Positioning?
Positioning is often described as complicated and as a task to be left for experts. This is unfortunate because positioning does not require any speci…
20. May 2019
VENDLET prevents pressure damage
After being paralysed from the neck down following a road collision, Heather Hird was struggling to keep pressure damage at bay.
16. May 2019
What is good Positioning?
Good positioning is important for both the client and the quality of care. Unfortunately, many caregivers are uncertain how to create a good positioni…
1. May 2019
Improved morning care for Alzheimer's patient
A client with severe Alzheimer's, who was previously moved and handled with manual aids, has gained more energy for daily activities after getting a V…
29. April 2019
VENDLET boosted my independence
Fiona had trouble lying in the same position all night long, but needed help turning herself. Now, with the VENDLET, she can position herself during t…
14. April 2019
One Caregiver per Client
A project carried out in a Danish municipality has explored when it is feasible to be one caregiver rather than two in care and transfer situations. A…
6. March 2019
The Benefits of a Powered Turning Aid
When it comes to patient transfer, the health care system has still not seen the technological breakthrough that one might expect. This is despite a g…
17. January 2019
Helen regained her independence
VENDLET increases independence and gives young woman dignity back.
24. November 2018
Gitte’s sleep quality has improved through positioning
Gitte, who is hemiplegic after having suffered an embolism in the brain, has had issues with poor quality of sleep, because she slides down and twists…
14. November 2018
Client's dad is no longer straining himself
VENDLET used for young man with Sclerosis.
30. September 2018
Ollie is more comfortable with the VENDLET
VENDLET used as part of a palliative care package.
12. September 2018
Use of LEJRELET cushions has brought down pain levels
Sara shares the story of how her mother has benefitted from using the LEJRELET cushions.
10. August 2018
Nick's wife is relieved from straining herself
Using the VENDLET, a client avoids being pushed and showed in the morning and his wife is also relieved from straining herself when caring for her hus…
26. June 2018
Care center uses VENDLET to care for a wider variety of residents
VENDLET has created new opportunities for the Soham Lodge Care Center, which helps them stretch their ressources further.
15. March 2018
Jim was more comfortable with VENDLET
VENDLET used as a part of palliative care package.
1. January 2018
Mechanic transfer systems improves workplace health and safety
A research project from The Danish Technological Institute, a leading research and technology company in Denmark, has shown, that the use of mechanic…
15. December 2017
John & Mary regained their independence
The British occupational therapists Gill Creighton and Vicky Cole from West Berkshore Council have described how a heavily reliant man and his wife re…
27. October 2017
Belinda regained her strength
British Occupational Therapist, Gill Creighton, shares how the use of VENDLET has given a client with dementia her strenght back after a long period o…
19. October 2017
Decrease in Number of Violent Episodes
A care home in Denmark carried out an assessment of the VENDLET V5S. The project showed that the VENDLET V5S has a calming effect on people with demen…
7. October 2017
Beatrice's pain has been reduced with controlled transfers
Occupational Therapist, Gill Creighton, shares how controlled transfers with VENDLET has lead to less pain for an elderly woman.
17. September 2017
Combination of Assistive Living Technology helps Bernard
The right combination of assistive living technologies helps Bernard gain a higher quality of life and leads to financial savings. Occupational Therap…
8. May 2017
Carers can reposition Wendy without causing her pain
Manual moving and handling methods are too painfull for Wendy and also cause her skin issues.
6. April 2017
Gina's care has improved after receiving a VENDLET
A Community Occupational Therapist at the Maximising Independence Team in West Berkshire, UK, has made a case study on a VENDLET trial.
17. October 2016
How Heat Affects Your Sleep
All humans sleep and most of them perceive sleep as a matter of course. Nevertheless, there are only a few who know what sleep does to our bodies. Sci…
9. August 2016
Transfer without tissue damage
A recent study from the University of Ghent in Belgium, shows no correlation between the development of pressure ulcers and the use of VENDLET V5S. Us…
12. July 2016
The Full Circle of Bariatric Care
Focus on weight loss is far away from being sufficient, when bariatric persons end up in the health system. There should be an interdisciplinary colla…
11. April 2016
Objective Comparison of manual and mechanic transfers
A study, conducted by Professor Dr. Hans Günter Lindner from TH Köln University of Applied Sciences, shows, that using VENDLET in the transfer of bedr…
15. February 2016
This study from France shows, that the implementation of VENDLET V5 increases the quality in care and improves the healthcare staff’s work health & sa…
16. December 2015
Positioning Improves Work Health & Safety
At the group home Sydbo, an evaluation of all residents’ positioning needs has led to improved work health & safety during morning care, showing that…
26. October 2015
What are Assisted Living Aids?
In spite of a growing use of the term, Assisted Living technology there is not yet an official definition of it.
11. August 2015
Artificial Light Makes Us Sick
Humans sleep over 1/3 of their lives. Research suggests that poor sleep quality can have serious consequences. This applies to individuals, as well as…
30. September 2014
Improved work health and safety and quality of care
A Municipality in Denmark, has studied the impact on work health and safety, the quality of care and the possibility of being one caregiver, rather th…
4. November 2012
The Man Who Won't Roll
The Australian Occupational Therapist Frances Arnold has conducted a case study on the implementation of VENDLET V4 at 49 the year-old Gavin who has a…
24. November 2008
Repositioning 24/7 with VENDLET
In 2008 the Dutch Occupational Therapist Josien Boomgaard and specialist in ergonomy Nico Knibbe made a case study on the use of the VENDLET HC-2 turn…
Client Mobility and Choice of Mattress
When a client or patient needs a mattress, there are often a number of questions that recur. What wound stage does it cover? Should it be foam, air, o…
7-week trial with positive results
Vendlet’s positioning cushion series, LEJRELET, which consists of 6 cushions specially developed for positioning has been tested for 7 weeks with posi…
Ingelisa can turn herself
More than 20 million people across the world are living with Parkinson’s Disease. Ingelisa from Denmark, who is 76 years old, is one of those people.