RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

Macerator infection control

Haigh, a company that designs and manufactures macerators worldwide, is embarking on a new era following the launch of new machines to dispose of pulp bedpans and human waste.

Specialist ironmongery for dementia care

Leading architectural ironmonger, BJ Waller, has provided specialist hardware for a new dementia care unit at Margaret House, a residential care home in Barley, Hertfordshire.

Time and money saving shower system

Dupal UK has launched the ‘recyclable’ L8 shower head system.

Hybrid lighting solution unveiled

Specialist in low energy, low carbon solutions, Monodraught, and manufacturer of ‘smart’ LED lighting, Photonstar, have collaborated to launch a hybrid lighting development, Sunpipe LuxLoop, which they say maximises the benefits of the former’s Sunpipe and the latter’s LuxLoop systems.

Design led acoustic flooring

Polyflor has announced the launch of Silentflor PUR, a collection of heavy commercial sheet vinyl flooring with acoustic properties, which is available in a variety of high design wood, concrete and abstract effects.

Streamline staff management for 2017

Streamlining staff management using IQ:careplanner is the perfect solution for a brighter future, says workforce management software developer UniqueIQ.

New specialist equipment range

Etac R82 demonstrated an extensive new range of specialist equipment for disabled children and adults at The OT Show, which was held at the NEC from 23-24 November.

Upgraded Fall Detector

Chubb Community Care, part of Chubb Fire & Security Ltd, has launched an enhanced version of its wrist-worn fall detector, which provides greater functionality to identify and cancel a false alarm.

Sitting pretty at The Care Show

Shackletons is making an inspirational statement and creating amazing spaces with new design led furniture collections.

Cost-effective purchasing toolkit

Valuing Care has launched a new online ‘Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Cost Toolkit’ to help commissioners manage and purchase better, more cost-effective CHC placements.

Stylish cast protection

UK based SuperSleeves has announced the launch of its range of vibrant, stylish and fun cast covers, designed to offer a durable protective layer in a visually exciting product.

Intratone launch new access control App

Intratone, one of Europe’s largest access control specialists, has launched a new App that allows users to control access to their property from anywhere in the world through their smartphone, tablet or mobile device.

Resident to nurse call solution

Chubb Community Care, part of Chubb Fire & Security Ltd, is launching new versions of its resident-to-nurse call solution package, Chubb Care Call, to accommodate various requirements and budgets of smaller scale care homes.

Innovative hearing loss device

Global telecommunication specialist Geemarc has announced details of a new piece of equipment for those with hearing loss.

Gainsborough extends bath warranties

Gainsborough Specialist Bathing, part of the Care in Bathing group, has introduced a new comprehensive two-year warranty on all of its hi-lo and assistive powered baths.

Understanding person-centred care

Pat Hobson’s ‘Enabling People with Dementia: Understanding and Implementing Person Centred Care’ provides an overview of three well-known theories in dementia and the implications these have for people with dementia.

Emergency choking device

The Dechoker, which has been endorsed by leading consultants and advanced first aid trainers has been created in the hope of saving millions of lives from an all too common medical emergency - choking.

C-TEC launches new toilet alarm

C-TEC has released an updated version of its best-selling NC951 accessible disabled persons’ toilet alarm kit.

Legionnaires’ temperature monitoring kit

If you are an employer or person in control of premises, you must organise a Legionella risk assessment, therefore a reliable thermometer kit is essential.

Robotic cleaning reimagined

Diversey Care’s new TASKI Intellibot automatic robotic cleaning machines are reportedly the UK and Europe’s first fully automated commercial cleaners; they clean floors ‘hands free’.