Are You At Risk of a Pressure Injury

Are You At Risk of a Pressure Injury

We work with people who are in wheelchairs all day, every day, besides when they go to bed and then they’re on their back all night, every night. Could you be at risk of a pressure injury? When we see people who are seated all day or lying in bed all day, people...
An Introduction to Capable Spaces

An Introduction to Capable Spaces

 Welcome to Capable Spaces. At Capable Spaces, our goal is to help you to be as capable in everyday areas of your life, the spaces that are important to you. As Occupational Therapists, we come along and look at you, the person, your individual goals, what your needs...
What to Expect on a OT Home Visit

What to Expect on a OT Home Visit

What To Expect on Your OT Home Visit So you have an occupational therapy home visit booked, and you’re not sure what’s going to happen when someone visits you in your home. So for a Community Occupational Therapist, for people who see adults at home, what...
Is It Hard to Get Out of Chairs?

Is It Hard to Get Out of Chairs?

Are you having trouble getting on and off your chair? Is it getting just that little bit hard to find the armrests or to reach them to help you get out of a chair? If so, it might be a sign that your leg muscles aren’t as strong as they used to be. Our quad...
Is Your Wheelchair the Right Fit?

Is Your Wheelchair the Right Fit?

Is your wheelchair the right size for you? Have you got a wheelchair that you fit in beautifully, like a glove? If you’re sitting in a wheelchair, and you might have bought one from some of the low-cost places, they’re pretty well one size fits all, but...