Wheels and pivots work to cut back strain

Posted on March 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Every now and again a product comes on to the market which promises to make a significant change to working practice. GEOFF HODGSON reports.

A simple solution is often the most effective and Henry Clayton’s “millie-mova” is a fine example of this, using a couple of small wheels, pivots and cord to significantly reduce the risk of injury to care workers’ backs.

I met Henry Clayton at the Care Show in Birmingham last October. As I strolled through the aisles of exhibits, many of which touted technology as the answer to the care home owner’s many problems, Henry beckoned me over to his modest booth, the main feature of which was a humble dining chair.


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