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Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) uses electrical impulses to stimulate muscles that are weak or paralysed. This is done using sticky pads which are placed on the skin over the muscle. It has a very similar set up to a TENS machine. TENS is used to treat pain and FES is used to strengthen...

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Sheffield City Council resource on equipment and adaptions they can provide for your home.

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⚠ Important safety information Only those signed off as competent by a professional can carry out suction. Please contact the team if you need training. Suction must only be done on children and young people who have their own suction machine and have a care plan for suction written by a...

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What is a portcath? A portacath is an implanted venous access device for patients who need frequent intravenous (IV) antibiotics or other drugs. A portacath has a reservoir (portal) and a tube (catheter). The portal is placed under the skin, usually in the upper chest. The catheter runs in a tunnel...

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Using hearing aids Slovak Ako môžem svojmu dieťaťu pomôcť s používaním načúvacích pomôcok? Zúčastňujte sa na všetkých stretnutiach v zariadení Hearing Services. Na všetky stretnutia si prineste načúvacie pomôcky. Ak sa nemôžete stretnutia zúčastniť, musíte nám zavolať...

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The Elifar Foundation Grants provided for: Manual and powered wheelchairs Communication aids and software Specialised or tough seating, beds and car seats Sensory toys and equipment Apply for a grant here. Whizz-Kidz Provides mobility equipment and wheelchair skills training. Apply for equipment...

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QbTest for ADHD assessment.

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What is continuous glucose monitoring? This is a system where the amount of sugar in somebody’s blood is measured automatically. The monitor checks blood sugar every few minutes and stores the data. This means that the person using it can carry on doing what they would usually do during the...

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When will my child be fitted with the BAHD? We order the bone anchored hearing device (BAHD) sound processor for your child and is usually kept in the hospital until it is safe for your child to have it fitted. If your child already has a softband BAHD we will use your existing hearing...

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How often will my child be seen? The first hearing aid review appointment will be a few weeks after your child’s hearing aids are fitted. They may need to be seen every 2 to 3 months begin with. Your child will then need regular hearing aid reviews until they reach 16 years old. At every…...

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How Hearing Services are here for you during this assessment phase Your child has been referred for an assessment for a cochlear implant, but it is important you still attend all their hearing services appointments. Why do I need to attend Hearing Services now my child has been referred? The...

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BAHD stands for bone anchored hearing device. When will my child be fitted with the BAHD? The BAHD sound processor is ordered for your child and is usually kept in the hospital until it is considered safe to fit it. If you already have a softband BAHD we will use your existing hearing processor....

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How can I help my child with their hearing aids? Make sure you attend all appointments in hearing services and bring the hearing aids to all appointments. If you are unable to attend, then you must call beforehand and rearrange. How often will we need to come to the hospital now my child’s...

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Introduction Your healthcare team feel that you are ready to go home. This advice has been designed to give you all the information you need to take home with you. Please ask the staff if you have any questions. Personal identification information Your health speciality for ongoing outpatient care...

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This resource is a guide to the use of the CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine. The equipment you should have includes: 1 x CPAP machine 1 x electrical power cable 1 x air hosing or tubing 1 x mask (type may vary depending on individual need) Know your device      ...

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The aim of this advice is to give you basic information about what to expect after your child has had an intrathecal baclofen pump implanted. How long will my child be in hospital following insertion of the intrathecal baclofen pump? If there are no complications your child will be in hospital 2 to...

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This information will explain what will happen when your child come’s into hospital for an intrathecal baclofen test dose. What will happen when we first arrive at the hospital? You will need to bring your child to the ward either the day before or early in the morning on the day of the test...

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What is obstructive sleep apnoea? Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition that affects the airway and how we breathe. Usually, each time we breathe in, air passes through the nose, where it is filtered, warmed and moistened. It then travels down the upper airway to the lungs. The oxygen in the...

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This resource is a guide to the use of the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. The equipment you should have includes: 1 x CPAP machine 1 x electrical power cable 1 x air hosing or tubing 1 x mask (type may vary depending on individual need) What will happen during the night? You...

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The aim of this advice is to give you basic information about intrathecal baclofen therapy. Intrathecal baclofen therapy is used as a way of controlling spasticity and spasms. Before using intrathecal baclofen the doctor will consider such things as: the effectiveness of your child’s current...

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What is VNS used for? Vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) is used as a treatment option for people who experience epilepsy that is poorly controlled with anti-epileptic medicines. The aim of VNS is to reduce the amount and length of seizures that your child has. It aims to prevent the irregular electrical...

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Your child may have recently attended a respiratory clinic and have seen a respiratory doctor who has recommended your child have non-invasive ventilation (NIV) overnight. We are aware that for all children, getting used to wearing a ventilator and a mask overnight can sometimes be difficult. The...

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What is CPAP ventilation? Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a type of respiratory support therapy used to overcome obstruction of the airways. The air is given to your child through a mask attached to an electrically powered machine called a CPAP driver. The mask (either nasal, face or...

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