Before owning a Rotoflex, Fortuna was struggling at home as Lior explains: “My mum lost a lot of her mobility and confidence during the time she had fractured femurs, especially as the second one was not spotted for a long time. This did eventually get operated on however since having two strokes, mum needs a lot of help at home, especially with getting in and out of bed. The only way we could get her up was with a system of ropes, chains and pulleys which I devised. It was still so difficult though, both for me and our carers.”
“We tend to visit in the morning and at night and even though I only live two blocks away, the worry of mum falling when getting out of bed was a constant stress. Our social worker advised I looked for appropriate equipment which could help however there was nothing in Israel. I continued looking online and when I first saw a video of the Rotoflex… I thought it was brilliant… I never knew anything like that existed. Wow! It looked perfect for mum’s needs.”
The Theraposture Rotoflex is popular across the world as it is a leading international design. Winner of the prestigious Excellence in Caring Award, as nominated by several eminent UK Occupational Therapists, the Rotoflex is a proven choice for people with neurological conditions such as MS and Parkinson’s. Equally, restricted mobility caused by injury or life changing circumstances can be eased with the Rotoflex. Lior knew there was no comparable product in Israel so was delighted when Theraposture confirmed that they exported on a regular basis.
Lior explains: “Getting the bed shipped to Israel was no problem. There are obviously shipping costs and import taxes however we think the bed is worth every penny. The bed was extremely well protected in all the packaging. Theraposture arranged for it to be delivered to my mum’s front door and then with the help of friends, we trolleyed the Rotoflex into the house and set it up. It is a heavy piece of equipment so if you choose a Rotoflex, best to get people to help. Once inside it was good to go immediately as it comes complete and you simply just plug it in.