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.

Obesity and Bariatrics: Make Sense of The Terminology

15. June 2022

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…

Wounds and Ulcers: Know the Types and Causes

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…

What is Rehabilitation

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…

Safe Moving and Handling of Bariatric Patients

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…

Sleep: Our Most Important Medicine

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…

St. Edmunds Care Home

3. August 2020

St. Edmunds Care Home

At St. Edmunds Care Home they have trialed the VENDLET Basic with positive results. The staff found it easy to use, and the client was calmer and more…

Thorough implementation pays off

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…

Caring for The Bariatric Patient

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…

Soham Lodge Care Centre

17. June 2020

Soham Lodge Care Centre

At Soham Lodge Care Centre they have trialed the VENDLET Basic. They found particular benefits when it came to facilities and maintenance as the syste…

Safe and Comfortable Patient Transfer using Tactile Stimuli

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…

Why You Need to Know about Biomechanics

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…

When Should A Powered Turning Aid Be Used?

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…

1.5-Year-Old Pressure Ulcer Heals

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…

Four steps to secure quality sleep

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…

Positioning for Intimate Care

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…

The Effect of Micro-Positioning

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…

Positioning and respiration

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…

Team Sam’s story

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…

Why is Positioning Important?

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…

Do You Know enough about Positioning?

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…

VENDLET prevents pressure damage

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.

What is good Positioning?

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…

Improved morning care for Alzheimer's patient

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…

VENDLET boosted my independence

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…

One Caregiver per Client

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…

The Benefits of a Powered Turning Aid

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…

Helen regained her independence

17. January 2019

Helen regained her independence

VENDLET increases independence and gives young woman dignity back.

Gitte’s sleep quality has improved through positioning

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…

Client's dad is no longer straining himself

14. November 2018

Client's dad is no longer straining himself

VENDLET used for young man with Sclerosis.

Ollie is more comfortable with the VENDLET

30. September 2018

Ollie is more comfortable with the VENDLET

VENDLET used as part of a palliative care package.

Use of LEJRELET cushions has brought down pain levels

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.

Nick's wife is relieved from straining herself

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…

Care center uses VENDLET to care for a wider variety of residents

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.

Jim was more comfortable with VENDLET

15. March 2018

Jim was more comfortable with VENDLET

VENDLET used as a part of palliative care package.

Mechanic transfer systems improves workplace health and safety

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…

John & Mary regained their independence

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…

Belinda regained her strength

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…

Decrease in Number of Violent Episodes

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…

Beatrice's pain has been reduced with controlled transfers

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.

Combination of Assistive Living Technology helps Bernard

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…

Carers can reposition Wendy without causing her pain

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.

Gina's care has improved after receiving a VENDLET

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.

How Heat Affects Your Sleep

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…

Transfer without tissue damage

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…

The Full Circle of Bariatric Care

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…

Objective Comparison of manual and mechanic transfers

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…

Socioeconomic Evaluation

15. February 2016

Socioeconomic Evaluation

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…

Positioning Improves Work Health & Safety

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…

What are Assisted Living Aids?

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.

Artificial Light Makes Us Sick

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…

Improved work health and safety and quality of care

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…

The Man Who Won't Roll

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…

Repositioning 24/7 with VENDLET

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

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

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

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.