Thermo Cyclo Pad - Portable CVT Equipment

Niagara

Aligned Badge - Niagara - Thermo Cyclo Pad - 2021

‘Feeling Good never felt So Good’

The Niagara Thermo Cyclo Pad is a highly portable device ideal for those who have specific problem areas and want a portable therapy option while traveling. Incorporating a heat function, 3 massage settings and an easy to use wireless remote, the Thermo Cyclo Pad is great for anyone who needs a portable therapy device to suit their needs. Niagara Portable Devices can also be used in conjunction with the Furniture Therapy Systems for extra CVT application in specific areas.

Niagara products are proudly custom made in Australia.

Summary Matrix

The Summary Matrix gives an overview of how the assessed product aligns to the Quality Standards.  For a more in-depth understanding, there is a Detailed Matrix below that outlines the alignment to each Standard and Requirement.  You can click on the Standards to jump straight to the related Detailed Matrix Standard.

Thermo Cyclo Pad
Portable CVT Equipment

Standard 1

Consumer dignity and choice

Standard 2

Ongoing assessment and planning with consumers

Standard 3

Personal care and clinical care

Standard 4

Services and supports for daily living

Standard 5

Organisation’s service environment

Standard 6

Feedback and complaints

Standard 7

Human resources

Standard 8

Organisational governance

Detailed Matrix

Standard 1
Consumer dignity and choice

1 Consumer outcome

I am treated with dignity and respect, and can maintain my identity. I can make informed choices about my care and services, and live the life I choose.

2 Organisation statement

The organisation

  • has a culture of inclusion and respect for consumers; and
  • supports consumers to exercise choice and independence; and
  • respects consumers’ privacy.
RequirementThermo Cyclo Pad
3d Each consumer is supported to take risks to enable them to live the best life they can.The Cycloid Vibration Technology (CVT) included in the Thermo Cyclo Pad has been clinically proven with regular usage to enable a person to experience more movement, increase blood flow and reduce musculoskeletal pain- increasing the opportunity to live well and experience more activities. The Thermo Pads are easy to use, versatile and can be utilised in conjunction with other products in the Niagara range for additional applications
3e Information provided to each consumer is current, accurate and timely, and communicated in a way that is clear, easy to understand and enables them to exercise choice.All information and the opportunity of direct support is provided on supply of the Thermo Cyclo Pad- the information is clear and accurate and provided individually with each product in the range- there are currently two pieces in the portable product range: Thermo Cycle Pad and the Hand Unit
3f Each consumer’s privacy is respected and personal information kept confidential.Client information is stored safely as per Niagara's Privacy Policy and is not shared with any other external organisation

Standard 2
Ongoing assessment and planning with consumers

1 Consumer outcome

I am a partner in ongoing assessment and planning that helps me get the care and services I need for my health and well-being.

2 Organisation statement

The organisation undertakes initial and ongoing assessment and planning for care and services in partnership with the consumer. Assessment and planning has a focus on optimising health and well-being in accordance with the consumer’s needs, goals and preferences.

RequirementThermo Cyclo Pad
3e Care and services are reviewed regularly for effectiveness, and when circumstances change or when incidents impact on the needs, goals or preferences of the consumer.Therapy and treatment with the Thermo Cyclo Pad are recommended to be reviewed by the individual or support network in line with the individuals structured care plan. All therapy schedules can be adjusted to suit the individual's requirements at any given stage in their reablement. The Thermo Cyclo Pad can be fully adjusted in intensity and time to suit an individual's changing needs

Standard 3
Personal care and clinical care

1 Consumer outcome

I get personal care, clinical care, or both personal care and clinical care, that is safe and right for me.

2 Organisation statement

The organisation delivers safe and effective personal care, clinical care, or both personal care and clinical care, in accordance with the consumer’s needs, goals and preferences to optimise health and well-being.

RequirementThermo Cyclo Pad
3a Each consumer gets safe and effective personal care, clinical care, or both personal care and clinical care, that: i) is best practice; and ii) is tailored to their needs; and iii) optimises their health and well-beingThe Thermo Cyclo Pad is created with Cycloid Vibration Technology (CVT) devices, registered with the Department of Health's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) as a class lla (2a) Medical Device. The person will be receiving a product that is built in Australia under best practice principles, is individually tailored and optimises health and well being- the therapy can be tailored to suit differing needs and can be adjusted to suit many different areas of an individual's body increasing the possibility of increased health and wellness
3c The needs, goals and preferences of consumers nearing the end of life are recognised and addressed, their comfort maximised and their dignity preserved.The Thermo Cyclo Pad has been specifically manufactured and clinically proven that when used regularly it can assist to provide musculoskeletal pain relief, increase circulation and blood flow- this will provide comfort and preserve dignity when a person is nearing end of life, it can be administered by the individual or the care team in place for this process

Standard 4
Services and supports for daily living

1 Consumer outcome

I get the services and supports for daily living that are important for my health and well-being and that enable me to do the things I want to do.

2 Organisation statement

The organisation provides safe and effective services and supports for daily living that optimise the consumer’s independence, health, well-being and quality of life.

RequirementThermo Cyclo Pad
3a Each consumer gets safe and effective services and supports for daily living that meet the consumer’s needs, goals and preferences and optimise their independence, health, well-being and quality of life.The Thermo Cyclo Pad is individually tailored to suit the needs of a person- based on their current status and capacity. All needs are considered to ensure a person's independence, health and wellness are enhanced and their opportunity to experience an optimal outcome is well supported. Settings are adjustable which maintains a level of support in the device that is safe and effective
3b Services and supports for daily living promote each consumer’s emotional, spiritual and psychological well-being.The Thermo Cyclo Pad may strengthen an individual's health and wellness. Supporting a person using the device regularly to alleviate musculoskeletal pain and stimulate stronger blood flow with a combination of CVT technology and the thermal heat support, this in turn supports nerve and muscle activity and will provide promotion of individual wellness and well being and enable more opportunities for a person to engage in activities and events
3c Services and supports for daily living assist each consumer to: (i) participate in their community within and outside the organisation’s service environment; and (ii) have social and personal relationships; and (iii) do the things of interest to them;The Thermo Cyclo Pad works with a balanced care plan to assist to strengthen an individual's health and wellness. Supporting a person to alleviate musculoskeletal pain and stimulate stronger blood flow, this in turn supports nerve and muscle activity and will provide promotion of individual wellness and well being and enable more opportunities for a person to engage in activities and events
3g Where equipment is provided, it is safe, suitable, clean and well maintained.The Thermo Cyclo Pad is manufactured by an Australian company, Niagara Therapy, located in Parkinson Queensland. The product is made in Australia with the highest quality materials and hand crafted once an order has been placed. Produced to the highest standards. The equipment is not available in a rental agreement as it is to be delivered as a newly made, safe and suitable medical device.

Standard 5
Organisation’s service environment

1 Consumer outcome

I feel I belong and I am safe and comfortable in the organisation’s service environment.

2 Organisation statement

The organisation provides a safe and comfortable service environment that promotes the consumer’s independence, function and enjoyment.

RequirementThermo Cyclo Pad
3b The service environment: (i) is safe, clean, well maintained and comfortable; and (ii) enables consumers to move freely, both indoors and outdoors.All Thermo Cyclo Pad products are supplied in a safe, clean, well maintained and comfortable manner. The therapy is tailored to suit the individual and enables better movement and more independence.
3c Furniture, fittings and equipment are safe, clean, well maintained and suitable for the consumer.All Thermo Cyclo Pads are supplied in a safe, clean, well maintained and comfortable manner. 

Standard 6
Feedback and complaints

1 Consumer outcome

I feel safe and am encouraged and supported to give feedback and make complaints. I am engaged in processes to address my feedback and complaints, and appropriate action is taken.

2 Organisation statement

The organisation regularly seeks input and feedback from consumers, carers, the workforce and others and uses the input and feedback to inform continuous improvements for individual consumers and the whole organisation.

RequirementThermo Cyclo Pad
3a Consumers, their family, friends, carers and others are encouraged and supported to provide feedback and make complaints.Niagara Therapy offers a full refunds process and in addition a well supported complaints and feedback process via a call centre, their direct consultants and the website. Niagara welcomes feedback and testimonials as a part of their commitment to continuous positive improvement
3c Appropriate action is taken in response to complaints and an open disclosure process is used when things go wrong.Niagara Therapy offers a fully supported returns process accessible via a call centre, their direct consultants and the website
3d Feedback and complaints are reviewed and used to improve the quality of care and services.Niagara Therapy offers a full complaints and feedback process via a call centre, their direct consultants and the website. Niagara welcomes feedback and testimonials as a part of their commitment to continuous positive improvement

Standard 7
Human resources

1 Consumer outcome

I get quality care and services when I need them from people who are knowledgeable, capable and caring.

2 Organisation statement

The organisation has a workforce that is sufficient, and is skilled and qualified, to provide safe, respectful and quality care and services.

RequirementThermo Cyclo Pad
3b Workforce interactions with consumers are kind, caring and respectful of each consumer’s identity, culture and diversity.Niagara team members are constantly supported and trained in customer engagement as a part of their ongoing commitment to continuous improvement and customer support and empathy
3c The workforce is competent and members of the workforce have the qualifications and knowledge to effectively perform their roles.Thermo Cyclo Pads are supplied by specialist consultants whom are well trained in an individuals needs and safety. Niagara remains vigilant with support and accountability of this product
3e Regular assessment, monitoring and review of the performance of each member of the workforce.Niagara commits to providing ongoing training and quarterly company meetings with focus on compliance as a well-established medical company operating in the age sector and continuously striving for excellence in service.

Standard 8
Organisational governance

1 Consumer outcome

I am confident the organisation is well run. I can partner in improving the delivery of care and services.

2 Organisation statement

The organisation’s governing body is accountable for the delivery of safe and quality care and services.

RequirementThermo Cyclo Pad
3b The organisation’s governing body promotes a culture of safe, inclusive and quality care and services and is accountable for their delivery.Thermo Cyclo Pads are supplied by specialist consultants who are well trained in an individual's needs and safety. Niagara remains vigilant with support and accountability of this product- proudly serving their customers for over 50 years in Australia
3d Effective risk management systems and practices, including but not limited to the following: (i) managing high-impact or high-prevalence risks associated with the care of consumers (ii) identifying and responding to abuse and neglect of consumers (iii) supporting consumers to live the best life they can.Niagara's focus with the therapy is to enhance quality of life and maintain independence through better health for consumers to live the best life they can