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Preparing a Child for an Assessment

The British Healthcare Trades Association has produced a guide on how to prepare your child to be assessed for equipment to ensure families and careers


The Importance of Standing

The Importance of Standing – a review of the clinical benefits of standing, standing in abduction and understanding the impact of product configuration on client


BHTA and Newlife launch leaflet on Help for Families – Your legal rights in getting help for your disabled child

Help for Families – Your legal rights in getting help for your disabled child leaflet has been produced by the Children’s Equipment Section of the British


Standing equipment- what does the research say?

Rifton have recently released a webinar investigating Standing – What does the research say? During the webinar, it was apparent that postural management matters, with a range


The benefits of Dynamic Gait Training for a child with a Spinal Cord Injury

Rifton have published evidence on the benefits of gait training, which specifically explores the effect of dynamic gait training on a child with a spinal

Safe Patient Handling and the Rifton TRAM

As carers well know, safe patient handling is becoming a widely accepted discipline. Advocating the use of lifts and additional equipment for patient transfers and

Personalised Budgets 2 – what does it mean for me?

Following on from our last blog in response to the BHTA’s report on acceptable provision of equipment for disabled and terminally ill children, this month

Why choose Jiraffe

Hello. We are Jiraffe. Read all about us, our mission in life and why we do what we do here.

How to buy

There are various ways to buy from the Jiraffe range, depending on the type of product. Find out how to buy our products here

Get in touch

We’re always looking for enthusiastic children, young people, therapists and parents to tell us what they want and how we can improve. Why not send us your story, thoughts, ideas ? Just email us at yourstory@jiraffe.org.uk.