Michael OBrien

  1. Product Spotlight: Herida Steady Patient Mover

    Product Spotlight: Herida Steady Patient Mover

    In the healthcare industry, patient mobility and transfer are critical aspects of providing efficient and compassionate care. Traditional methods of moving patients, such as manual lifting and transfer, can pose risks to both patients and healthcare providers. However, the Herida Steady Patient Mover is an innovative product that enhances patient mobility while ensuring safety and comfort.

    1. Enhanced Safety One of the most significant benefits of the Herida Steady Patient Mover is the enhanced safety it provides during patient transfers. The device incorporates advanced mechanisms and features to minimise the risk of injury for both patients and caregivers. By eliminating the need for manual lifting and reducing physical strain on healthcare professionals, it reduces the chances of musculoskeletal injuries and related work absences.
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  2. Spotlight: The U Step Stabiliser

    Spotlight: The U Step Stabiliser

    The U Step Walking Stabiliser is an innovative mobility device that has been designed to provide increased stability and support for individuals who have difficulty walking or maintaining balance. It is a reliable and effective tool that can greatly enhance the quality of life for those with mobility challenges. Below, we will explore the features, benefits, and potential applications of the U Step Walking Stabiliser.

    Designed with ergonomics and user comfort in mind, the U Step Walking Stabiliser is equipped with several unique features that set it apart from traditional walking aids. One of its key features is the patented U-shaped base, which provides a wider footprint and increased stability. This design enables users to navigate various terrains and surfaces with confidence, reducing the risk of falls and enhancing their overall mobility.

    Another remarkable feature of the U Step Walking Stabiliser

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  3. Spotlight: The Nevada Riser Recliner

    Spotlight: The Nevada Riser Recliner

    The Nevada riser recliner is more than just a piece of furniture; it's a transformative addition to any living space that offers a multitude of virtues and benefits. This innovative riser recliner is designed with comfort, convenience, and well-being in mind, making it an indispensable asset for individuals of all ages and abilities.

    First and foremost, The Nevada riser recliner provides exceptional comfort. With its adjustable backrest and footrest, you can effortlessly find the perfect position for relaxation or even sleep. The plush padding and soft upholstery envelop you in luxurious support, easing muscle tension and promoting a sense of tranquillity.

    Beyond comfort, the real magic of the Nevada riser recliner lies in its mobility-enhancing features. The Nevada is equipped with a motorised mechanism that gently lifts and tilts, allowing for effortless standing up and sitting down. This is particularly valuable for individuals with mobility issues, arthritis, or limited strength, as it reduces the risk of falls and strain on joints, enhancing both safety and independence.

    Furthermore, we know that the Nevada riser recliner contributes to overall well-being. It promotes circulation by elevating the legs, reducing

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  4. Spotlight: The Bellavita Bath Lift

    Spotlight: The Bellavita Bath Lift

    The Bellavita bath lift is a remarkable product that brings a host of virtues and benefits to individuals with limited mobility or physical disabilities. Designed to enhance safety, comfort, and independence, the Bellavita bath lift has enormously enhanced the bathing experience for countless people since its introduction to the market in Ireland.

    One of the greatest virtues of the Bellavita bath lift is its ability to ensure safety while entering and exiting the bathtub. With its sturdy and secure design, the Bellavita eliminates the risk of slips, falls, and accidents, providing peace of mind to both users and their loved ones. It offers stability and support, enabling individuals to enjoy a relaxing bath without fear or anxiety.

    Moreover, the Bellavita bath lift promotes independence and autonomy. By providing a gentle and controlled descent into the bathtub, users can maintain their dignity and self-reliance, eliminating the need for assistance from others. This empowers individuals to maintain their personal hygiene routines and regain a sense of control over their daily lives.

    The comfort provided by the Bellavita is another notable benefit. Equipped with padded seats and backrests, the Bellavita offers a luxurious and ergonomic bathing experience. Users can recline at their preferred angle, allowing them to unwind, relax their muscles, and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of a warm bath.

    The Bellavita bath lift is also versatile and adaptable, catering to a wide range of needs and preferences. It can be easily installed in most standard bathtubs, requiring minimal modifications to the existing bathroom setup. This versatility ensures that individuals can continue using their own bathing facilities without the need for expensive renovations or alternative solutions.

    For individuals with limited mobility, the Bellavita bath lift represents a life-changing aid. Its virtues extend beyond safety and accessibility, encompassing independence, comfort, and adaptability. By investing in a Bellavita bath lift, individuals can regain their bathing autonomy, enhance their well-being, and embrace a renewed sense of freedom and confidence in their daily lives.

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  5. Building Bridges to Independence: The Power of Occupational Therapy Home Assessments

    Building Bridges to Independence: The Power of Occupational Therapy Home Assessments

    An occupational therapist home assessment is an evaluation conducted by a qualified professional to assess an individual's living environment and determine its suitability and necessary modifications to improve their functional independence and quality of life.

    There are five key reasons for getting an occupational therapist to carry out a home assessment. Read the following list and identify and list those that would have a positive impact on your life.

    1. Expertise in Assessing Functional Abilities: Occupational therapists specialise in assessing an individual's functional abilities and how they interact with their environment. They are trained to evaluate a person's physical, cognitive, and psychosocial abilities, as well as their specific needs and goals. This expertise allows them to identify potential barriers or challenges within a home environment that may affect an individual's independence
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  6. Now Hiring - Office/Accounts Assistant

    Now Hiring - Office/Accounts Assistant

    Job description Beechfield Healthcare Ltd is currently seeking to recruit an Office/Accounts Assistant, to join our expanding Healthcare Company in Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

    You will be an integral member of our back-office team working in a friendly and supportive environment. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a busy back-office function, and at least two years of experience as an office administrator, accounts assistant, or similar role.

    What will I be doing as an Office/Accounts Assistant:

    • Monitoring daily communications and answering any queries.
    • Preparing statutory accounts.
    • Ensuring payments, amounts and records are correct.
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  7. Test Driving A Mobility Scooter

    Test Driving A Mobility Scooter

    A mobility scooter may be a significant investment that requires careful consideration and planning. The cost of a mobility scooter can vary widely, depending on the features and quality of the device. Generally, a high-quality mobility scooter can cost anywhere from seven hundred to several thousand Euro.

    Also, financial considerations aside, it’s critical that the mobile scooter is suitable for your environment. Are you looking for a solution for your home or are you looking for total independence to travel to and from the local shops? Is where you live flat or is the terrain hilly? That’s why taking a test drive from our extensive range of mobility scooters is a good decision.

    At our two showrooms – Portlaoise and Artane – there is ample space for you to drive around and see what mobility scooter is best suited to your needs.

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  8. Casa Nuova Bed & Avon Mattress Bundle Only €599

    Casa Nuova Bed & Avon Mattress Bundle Only €599

    This is a great offer! We have two Casa Nuova Bed models in stock and we are offering them bundled with the excellent Avon Mattress. The first bed is the Casa Nuova Standard and the second is the Casa Nuova Low. Both beds share the same key feature set (see below) except that the Casa Nuova Standard's height adjustment is 40-80cm and the Casa Nuova Low's height adjustment is 23-63cm.

    Key Features

    • Easy to clean, install and reinstall
    • No tools are required for assembly
    • Transport bracket aids storage and transportation 4-section fully profiling mattress support
    • Includes metal or wooden integral side rails.
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  9. Now Hiring - Part-Time Retail Assistant Artane, Dublin

    Now Hiring - Part-Time  Retail Assistant Artane, Dublin

    Part-Time Retail Assistant

    Based in Artane, we are looking for a motivated and customer-oriented individual to join our retail team as a Retail Assistant in a part-time role - 20 hours per week. An important aspect of this role is the flexibility, when required, to provide cover for sick days and holidays.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting customers, processing sales transactions, and maintaining a clean and organised store environment.


     - Greet store customers and assist with inquiries

     - Answer customer telephone inquiries and provide information about the company's products or services

     - Process sales

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  10. Now Hiring - Office and Customer Services Manager

    Now Hiring - Office and Customer Services Manager

    Office & Customer Services Manager

    This is a fantastic career opportunity for an experienced Office and Customer Services (CX) manager to join one of Ireland’s leading healthcare providers. As the company is undergoing significant expansion to meet the demands of the healthcare market, we are preparing strategic initiatives to underpin this growth. The CX Manager will be responsible for developing and applying a consistent customer experience (CX) measurement system of critical touchpoints, and in the achievement of CX goals through analysis, reporting and actionable insights.

    The CX manager will have joint ownership, along with senior leadership, for the achievement of goals and objectives for assigned CX projects. This position requires a strategic thinker with a passion for customer service and a proven track record of improving CX metrics.

    Critical to this role’s success is the candidate’s clear ability to clearly and concisely communicate with

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