Learn about non-emergency medical transportation, and how it could be the right resource for patients, providers and individuals in wheelchairs or stretchers.
Accessible wheelchair transportation plays a big role in many of Arizona seniors’ lives. A resource as simple as being able to get a ride to a medical appointment or the grocery store when a family member is unavailable can make all the difference in their lives.
It’s important for seniors to have access to reliable and safe transportation. How exactly does access to transportation benefit the quality of life of our senior community? Being without transportation can have a negative impact on the lives we lead. Seniors that are unable to drive themselves are more likely to miss vital appointments, procedures, or testing. Working with a safe, sanitized, reliable, and accessible transportation company will ensure that appointments are never missed and health is being maintained optimally.
There are those out there who are confused with the difference between ambulance transportation and non-emergency medical transportation. Aren’t they both offering medical transportation for patients? There are plenty of aspects to this that you should consider. If you want to know exactly how they differ, then read on.
The Metro Phoenix & Tucson Areas require transportation that accommodates bariatric wheelchair users’ needs. HealthLift Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) of Arizona provides bariatric transportation at the highest standard, even providing necessary equipment (wheelchairs, stretchers, oxygen, etc.) for passenger use.
Wheelchair and stretcher patients can definitely benefit from safe and convenient non-emergency medical transport. HealthLift provides rides to any destination, wherever the appointment may be, even out of state.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and Arizona’s economy reopens, medical transporters must take action to protect themselves and their passengers from spreading the disease. HealthLift Non-Emergency Medical Transportation of Arizona has taken additional safety and sanitation measures to protect drivers and passengers.
If you or a family member is utilizing a wheelchair, there may be additional challenges when addressing your healthcare needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
While wheelchairs need to be functional, there are many accessories that can make the ride much more comfortable.
Here, we take a look at the top five wheelchair accessories that are highly recommended if you or your loved one are confined to a wheelchair.
Being in a wheelchair shouldn’t stop you from going on an outing with your family in Arizona. With plenty of wheelchair-accessible venues available, along with wheelchair-friendly activities, you won’t have a problem enjoying the sights and sounds in Metro Phoenix and Tucson.