ADDISON, Ill., March 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Arjo announced a new distribution partnership with therapeutic seating provider Seating Matters. The partnership provides Arjo with exclusive access to the entire Seating Matters portfolio of solutions for both acute and long-term care customers.
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Seating Matters is known for creating innovative, tilt-in-space chairs for patients and residents at risk of pressure injuries and falls, as well as bariatric patients and those with dementia. "The Seating Matters line of chairs fits perfectly within the current Arjo portfolio," said Anne Sigouin, North American President of Arjo. "Both companies promote safe, early mobility and we both have the goal of helping our customers to reduce pressure injuries and falls."
The partnership aligns with Arjo's mission to improve the lives of people affected by reduced mobility and age-related health challenges, as well as the Seating Matters mission to change the world through healthcare seating. "Our partnership with Arjo gives us increased access to healthcare customers across the US and Canada," said Martina Tierney, founder and Clinical Director of Seating Matters. "With our unique product and the Arjo reach and reputation, I know we can change the world of healthcare seating together."
At Arjo, we are committed to improving the everyday lives of people affected by reduced mobility and age-related health challenges. With products and solutions that ensure ergonomic patient handling, personal hygiene, disinfection, diagnostics, and the effective prevention of pressure ulcers and venous thromboembolism, we help professionals across care environments to continually raise the standard of safe and dignified care. Everything we do, we do with people in mind.
About Seating Matters
Seating Matters is changing the world through healthcare seating by providing clinical, therapeutic seating for patients and caregivers to help prevent injury, increase comfort and reduce the cost of care.
SOURCE Arjo Inc.