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Swift Mobil-2 shower commode chairs

Etac R82, the respected assistive equipment specialist, has introduced the latest product to its ergonomic and sustainable portfolio – the ground-breaking Etac Swift Mobil-2 shower commode chair range.

Manage the risks of resident choking

At SoupedUp, we’ve seen residents pass away from choking because a change of diet form wasn’t delivered to the kitchen in a timely manner and the resident was given the wrong food texture.

NHS digital funding extends

NHS Digital’s Social Care Digital Innovation Programme funding is enabling care homes in Sutton and Merton to transfer care records to hospital electronically.

Domino |The Arrival of the King

We're incredibly excited to announce that we've teamed up with Zonzini as the exclusive UK distributor of their Domino People stairclimber! Domino People is a new type of stairclimber which can carry both powered and hand-operated wheelchairs with a capacity up to 400kg.

The power of reminiscence

The Sporting Memories Foundation has been chosen by Person Centred Software as its charity of the year. The charity tackles dementia, depression and loneliness through the power of sports reminiscence.

Personal nurse call button

The new WristPIT from Pinpoint, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of Personal Alarm Systems, is a bespoke patient call transmitter designed to be worn on the wrist.

A sustainable future proof flooring

Selecting environmentally conscious flooring products amidst the vast array of sustainable flooring options can be a daunting task. With the market for sustainable flooring growing at a steady pace, it’s important for designers and specifiers to select sustainable flooring products that are both modern and contemporary and deliver an outstanding degree of performance with minimal impact on the environment.

Fire safety regulations for curtains and drapes

When working in care environment the goal is to keep residents safe and keep the care home compliant to any regulations set out by the government and the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Patient handling range expanded

Invacare is excited to introduce new products to the Safe Patient Handling range. The new products have been designed with clients, carers and their families in mind.

Bringing people together

The team at Benmor say they have recently been touched by the remarkable fundraising efforts of a gentleman raising money to purchase an Aurum+ bed for Oakhaven Hospice in Lymington.

New photos and zones features

New feature releases are a testament to the responsiveness of the software provider and how committed they are to being designed by carers for carers.

New range of LED strips

New system of flexible LED strip lighting and accessories covers a wide variety of requirements for professional lighting applications

Cleaning up Caring for obese clients

One of the less obvious issues when providing care support for obese clients is faecal incontinence. It causes health & hygiene concerns for care giver and recipient alike.

Better oral care in care homes

According to an article published on BBC News on 24th June 2019, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that residents in care homes are missing out on dental care

Triton² cylinder platform

The Door Hardware & Access Control Group, a business unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has launched its new high-security, patented ASSA Triton² cylinder platform.

Mobile care monitoring

Boutique Care Homes has chosen Person Centred Software’s Mobile Care Monitoring system to enable it to deliver outstanding care at its new luxury care home, The Burlington, in Shepperton.

Half a million care records

Staff at Mont Calm Residential care home in Kent have been celebrating reaching a very special milestone with their care recording.

DC300G-HF door closer

The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has launched an innovative new door closer that offers unrivalled performance for user flexibility and fire safety for buildings in the healthcare sector.

Adaptations without delay

The Royal College of Occupational therapists (RCOT) has launched a new guide, ‘Adaptations without delay’ which will help speed up the process of delivering adaptations to people’s homes.

More NHS care workers

Advances in healthcare and higher living standards mean the UK’s over-65 population is set to increase by almost half by the mid-2030s and the number of people living with complex care needs continues to grow. New roles and skills are needed therefore to meet this increase in complex care with an extra focus on person centred care. This will have a direct effect on the number of Health and Social Care workers needed on a scale never seen before and this cannot be ignored.

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