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Height Adjustable Wash Basin

Astor-Bannerman is proud to design and develop products that cater to practical care needs but have the look and feel of home, taking specialist bathing, patient handling, changing and showering beyond the routine.

Assisitive Listening Device

Conversor is a simple "Assistive Listening Device" It comprises a wireless handheld microphone and personal loop receiver. The simplest, most versatile and least expensive professional remote microphone for assistive listening.

CoolCare4 software update

In its latest, hotly anticipated release, CoolCare has added two major features to its care home management software, CoolCare4.

Anti-slip shower tray

A bathroom manufacturer has launched a long-lasting anti-slip shower tray, available for domestic and commercial installations.

The Relatives Gateway

In the run-up to Christmas, Person Centred Software is helping families keep in touch with their loved ones to combat loneliness in care homes through its online Relatives Gateway portal.

The new Bed Angel

Alarm Radio Monitoring (ARM) has added a new product to its range of wireless nurse call and staff alarm systems – the Bed Angel. The unobtrusive ceiling-mounted Bed Angel creates a circle of care over the sleeping resident, using thermal imaging to monitor the bed and the area directly around it. If a resident leaves the bed, goes to the bathroom and does not return within the allocated time, falls or exits the room, care home staff are alerted immediately.

Portable hand washing facilities

The Teal range of portable sinks can provide care environments with high quality, hygienic hot water handwashing facilities to support areas of the building without plumbing or if the mains water supply is suspended for maintenance or refurbishment.

Antimicrobial tiger sack

Cromwell Polythene, experts in sacks, bags and speciality products for the capture and containment of waste and recyclables is launching a scented and antimicrobial tiger stripe sack. The new product is part of its Sansafe® and clinical waste management range.

Polyflor featured in luxury home

Pendle Brook Care Home based in Oswaldtwistle is a purpose-built facility developed to create a safe yet stimulating environment for the residents and their families.

Flooring requires radical rethink

Built environment specifiers should reconsider approaches to safety flooring when designing for aged care facilities, says global flooring company Tarkett.

Pedal for Pudsey

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.

New ISA family

Our new ISA family features a range of Stand Assist lifters suitable for use in community and residential care settings. Three models available; ISA Compact, Standard and Xplus

CASPA reaches 50 members

Following the establishment of the ‘Care Software Providers Association’ back in March 2019, the founding members of CASPA are delighted to announce that membership has reached a total of 50 software providers within the health and social care sector.

Care planning provider's milestone

Person Centred Software is now celebrating the 1,500th care home using its Mobile Care Monitoring system. In October 2019, Oakview Care Home in Birmingham was Person Centred Software’s 1,500th implementation.

Dementia friendly door wraps

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.

The revolutionary chair

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.

Poppy appeal

Today Probadge have launched a Poppy Appeal.

Progenta crystal spot remover

This stain remover for carpets lifts stains by mildly agitating the fibres. Simply spray onto the stain (following manufacturer guidelines) and then agitate using the spotting tool. Use the edge of the tool to remove excess foam.

New wet cleaning system

Girbau is teaming up with Ideal, an independent family-run British company that formulates professional laundry and biodegradable wet clean detergents, to launch a new turnkey Wet Cleaning system for OPLS and professional textile care operations.

Launch set to revolutionise care plans

Log my Care, the care software provider, has announced the launch of its new Care Plan and Assessments tool, designed to revolutionise how care plans are created and managed.

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