“Falls and injuries often occur in the bath,” said Jennifer Woody, Albahealth Marketing Manager. “Shower-Steps help provide an extra measure of safety.”
McDonough, GA (PRWEB) December 04, 2012
Encompass’ new Patient Safety Footwear line Shower-Steps by Albahealth provides added protection on wet surfaces to help prevent falls which could lead to injury. The slip-resistant flexible sole and mesh upper feature an open weave design, which allows water to flow through while bathing and provides maximum traction. Designed for use on wet surfaces, air passes through to speed drying.
“Falls and injuries often occur in the bath,” said Jennifer Woody, Albahealth Marketing Manager. “Shower-Steps help provide an extra measure of safety. At Encompass, we’ve built our business on the belief that better care starts with safety and comfort.”
Hospital falls are a serious patient safety issue, and an effective fall prevention program is a critical component of any patient safety strategy. Industry stakeholders such as National Quality Forum (NQF), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and The Joint Commission have addressed both the need for preventative measures as well as the potential impact to hospital reimbursement for poor performance.
Encompass’ Fall Prevention solutions are growing constantly. The company offers a full range of patient safety footwear, risk indicator patient gowns and throw blankets, protective garments, bedside fall mats and more in a new catalog showcasing the entire line of patient safety and comfort solutions.
About Encompass Group
Encompass Group, LLC (McDonough, GA) is one of the leading manufacturers and marketers of reusable textiles, professional apparel, and disposable and single‐use medical products. For nearly a century, Encompass has been helping health‐care and hospitality organizations create safe and comfortable environments for patients, staff, residents and guests. By focusing on innovation, product knowledge and customer service, Encompass strives to always meet the needs of its clients and surpass their expectations.
Its people and services, combined with comprehensive distribution and manufacturing facilities, allow Encompass to offer customers the broadest spectrum of textile‐related solutions in the health care marketplace today. For more information, contact Encompass at info (at) encompassgroup (dot) net, or (800) 245‐4636. Visit us at encompassgroup.net.
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