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.

Geberit upgrades warrantee

To celebrate the launch of the new Geberit AquaClean Mera Care shower toilet, Geberit is now offering a five-year warrantee free of charge. The decision reflects the consistent progress Geberit has made in the care market, as the company continues to raise the bar in terms of service, new technology and functionality. Combined with 50 years’ experience in the shower toilet industry, the warrantee also echoes Geberit’s longstanding dedication to revolutionising independent living for end users and occupational therapists.

Reduce violence and aggression

A staggering 71% of care home workers have faced violence and aggression in their workplace, with the most common type of abuse being verbal. In the UK alone, police recorded 1200 assaults between residents living at care homes between 2014 and 2016.1

Swift Mobile Tilt Shower Commode Chair

Etac R82, the respected specialist in assistive equipment for disabled children and adults, will be launching its new Swift Mobile Tilt Shower Commode Chair alongside examples from its award-winning product range at the NAEP Annual Conference.

Counting the cost of care

There is an opportunity to potentially almost double the effective use of available funds in stretched care budgets. Where the appropriate, provision of assistive equipment can enable the care recipient to be independent, and in control, whilst freeing care staff for duties where their physical support is essential.