RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
Pedal for Pudsey is a 12-hour virtual round the world cycling event that will take place non-stop from 8am-8pm on Friday 15th November at Wiltshire Heights in Bradford-on-Avon. The team of stationery cyclists includes residents, staff, and friends of the home, who will be taking it in turns to cycle around the world using Motiview; a concept that allows older people and people with dementia to engage in more physical activity.
Dementia is a confusing and debilitating condition. Even in familiar surroundings, sufferers may feel anxious and uncertain. But you can make a person with dementia feel safe, calm and mentally stimulated. You can help your patients by investing in dementia-friendly door wraps. These door wraps aid navigation and reduce patient anxiety in dementia care environments. The choice available can be a little overwhelming. So we’ve put together a handy buyer’s guide to the range of dementia-friendly door wraps available.
One of the biggest headaches in the care industry, especially care homes which cater for those with complex needs and challenging behaviour, has been the high turnover of furniture which they have to contend with. A lot of ‘care furniture’ either doesn’t look nice, being too clinical or old-fashioned in a modern care setting, or isn’t designed with the challenges of the care industry in mind.
The owner of a care home rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission has praised the ‘100% positive’ deployment of Myco smartphones for staff, in a unique partnership between leading health and social care technology providers Ascom and Person Centred Software.
The CASPA Board of Directors, an independent association representing the views and interests of social care software providers, announces the appointment of Taffy Gatawa CIPP/E to the Board. Ms. Gatawa, Chief Information & Compliance Officer at everyLIFE Technologies, expands the Board to 6 Directors and brings expertise in data protection, information governance and security within the social care and software sector.
Healthcare professionals in Scotland will benefit from the latest water safety masterclass delivered by expert washroom providers, Armitage Shanks and medical solutions provider, Pall Medical. The masterclass will feature a number of engaging sessions from a range of expert speakers offering guidance on how to best overcome challenges faced when making decisions around the most effective water-borne infection control processes in hospitals.