RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES
September is World Alzheimer’s Month, with World Alzheimer’s Day taking place on September 21. Here, print specialists Solopress take a look at how your documents, posters, and signage can be optimised for people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Richard Woodward, general manager of the care homes division at apetito, highlights the importance of dining room design in care homes, especially for those living with dementia
Rob Hammond, advisory board member at PredicAire, discusses how the implementation of digital technology will benefit care home residents and staff alike
The number of care home residents living with dementia is on the rise, leading to an increased use of pharmaceuticals. With official recommendations warning against drug overuse, new approaches must be taken. Fulcrum Care consultant Patricia Gooden-Husbands gives her advice on how to shift the balance for a better quality of care
In the first in a series of articles focusing on infection prevention and control within the long-term care environment, Mary Muir, national clinical consulting manager at Arjo UK, discusses the importance of building design
Exemplar Health Care is investing in a series of new homes, as well as increasing the capacity of some of its existing properties. Developments director Charlotte Lloyd outlines the care provider’s vision
With the Met Office issuing its first extreme heat-health alert warning, Will Donnelly, care expert and co-founder of Lottie, has warned of the risks for care home residents.
Stacey Taylor, marketing manager for wissner bosserhoff in the UK, explains the many benefits that the new sentida sc bed can offer care home operators and their residents
Laura Benin and Martha Margetson of Opening Doors, a charity providing support for LGBTQ+ people over 50, explore the issues relevant to older LGBTQ+ people as they move into the care environment, and explain the invaluable benefits offered by their Pride in Care quality standard
Brexit has made it harder to recruit carers from outside the UK. Skylar McKeith, head of immigration at Mackrell.Solicitors, guides us through the new process
Liz Fuggle, design consultant at HammondCare, explains how a ‘cottage’ model of elderly care turned out to be a key ally in the fight against infection and isolation during the COVID pandemic
Jimmy Johns, director at Christie Finance, examines the pressures that care providers find themselves under, and discusses the implications for funding
Marcus Spencer, technical director, and Tanya Jenkins, associate engineer, both of British consultancy ONE Creative Environments, and Tony Marinou, architect at Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, explain how an innovative and collaborative approach to sustainable design resulted in an award-winning dementia care facility
Returning after a three-year hiatus, 2022’s Residential & Home Care Show had a great deal to offer. The Care Home Environment editor Matt Seex was there on the opening day
Stuart Barclay, UK sales director of care home equipment supplier Vayyar Care, chairs a roundtable to explore key issues in the care technology space
Making sure that residents feel comfortable is of paramount importance to care home operators. A key aspect of this is getting the temperature right. Here, Phil Cunningham, head of air conditioning & refrigeration at equipment and servicing specialist JLA, tells us more.