Keeping a loved one or yourself safe and in your home can be a challenge. Through our years we have accumulated tips, tricks, and advice. In the HealthCraft Group Learning Hub you’ll find articles, videos, quizzes, guides, downloads, and more. Please take a look and reach out if you have any questions.
HealthCraft SuperPole 101: Installation & Assembly (Part 3)
How do you install the HealthCraft SuperPole in your home? For any combination of SuperPole, support accessories, and installation hardware—the process for installation will follow these steps: Getting ready Determining your SuperPole’s placement Assembling your SuperPole and accessories Pressure-fitting your SuperPole between your floor and ceiling This article provides detailed instructions for each step. This […]
Understanding Universal Design
In this day and age, we’re constantly bombarded by advertising that tries to sell us on products that will solve all of our problems—unclutter our homes; make cooking take half as long; allow us to age in place—and this all sounds great. It also makes it hard to know which products are truly well-designed, and […]
HealthCraft SuperPole 101: Before You Buy (Part 2)
What do I need to know before I buy a HealthCraft SuperPole? You’ll need to know what’s above your ceiling before you buy a HealthCraft SuperPole (spacing of ceiling joists, presence of any plumbing or heating). You’ll also need to know where and how you intend to use it in your home to pick the […]
HealthCraft SuperPole 101: FAQ (Part 1)
What does the HealthCraft SuperPole Do? HealthCraft’s popular SuperPole is a floor-to-ceiling pole that can help reduce the risk of falling for people with reduced mobility. By providing support for balancing and transfers, it allows people to move around their homes more safely. This article is the first in a three-part series called: HealthCraft SuperPole […]
The Importance of Universal Design
What is the purpose of this article? One of our long-term goals at HealthCraft Group is to change the conversation around fall prevention and reduce the stigma of aging, disability, and home safety in general. As both an engineer, occupational therapist, and inclusive design consultant, Rebecca Langbein brings a unique perspective to this critical, ongoing […]
Do I Really Need a Grab Bar?
Do I really need a grab bar? If you don’t need a grab bar right now, you probably will at some point—and that’s okay! The reality of being human is that we all experience changes to our mobility eventually. Installing grab bars before you need them will reduce your safety risks long-term. What is a […]