RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

Wiltshire Farm Foods Professional launches into care homes

apetito, the market leader in pre-prepared meal solutions for the care home market, has launched a new service to homes under the Wiltshire Farm Foods brand – Wiltshire Farm Foods Professional.

Ansvar Insurance launches new policy for care providers

Ansvar Insurance, a provider of bespoke insurance solutions, has announced the launch of its Care and Welfare policy. Tailored specifically for care homes, providers of care-related services, and organisations offering wraparound childcare solutions, the policy is designed to meet the unique needs and challenges these organisations experience.

Hamworthy introduces new high temperature heat pump range

Commercial heating and hot water product specialist Hamworthy Heating has launched the Tyneham 290HT commercial heat pump range with natural refrigerant, designed to achieve high flow temperatures of up to 75°C while benefiting from a low GWP of three.

Care home menu planning service launched

The Food Services Specialist Group and Older People Specialist Group of the British Dietetic Association (BDA) have launched the Care Home Digest – the first menu planning and food service guideline for care homes – in collaboration with the National Association of Care Catering (NACC).

Vernacare launches greener sharps disposal containers

Vernacare has launched a range of safer, bigger, and greener Sharpsafe containers. The 5L and 7L containers include features designed to provide enhanced protection from needlestick injuries – one of the most common occupational hazards for healthcare workers worldwide – while also reducing their environmental impact.

TerraCycle launches blister pack recycling solution

International recycling leader TerraCycle has announced the launch of TerraCycle BlisterBack, a solution for players across the health industry – from care services and hospitals to GPs and pharmacies – to join forces in the effort to fight against plastic waste and stop empty medicine blister packs from being incinerated or ending up in landfill.

Ansvar Insurance announces new care provider policy

Ansvar Insurance, a provider of bespoke insurance solutions, has announced the launch of its latest offering, the Care and Welfare policy. Tailored specifically for care homes, organisations offering wraparound childcare solutions, and providers of care-related services, the policy is designed to meet the unique needs and challenges these organisations experience.

Oak Tree Mobility unveils Parker Knoll Collection

Oak Tree Mobility has announced the launch of an innovative new product line – the Parker Knoll collection – marking a pioneering step forward in custom-made mobility furniture. Parker Knoll introduces a rise and recline chair tailored to individual specifications, combining timeless style with cutting-edge functionality.

Autumna launches live scoring system for care homes

Autumna, the UK’s largest and most comprehensive elder care directory, has announced the launch of OpenScore – the UK’s first real-time care home scoring system – in order to transform the way care seekers assess care, and how care providers market their services.

Furncare dementia range achieves DSDC accreditation

Lynsey Hutchinson, interior designer and accreditations assessor at The University of Stirling Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC), has announced that Furncare have been awarded the highest possible ratings for their dementia-friendly interiors.

Fusion eCare Solutions leads the digital revolution

SPONSORED STORY: In an era of rapid technological advancement, the social care sector is constantly seeking ways to streamline processes and improve person-centred care. Leading the charge in this digital transformation is Fusion eCare Solutions, an innovative provider of digital care management software. With their cutting-edge platform, Fusion eCare Solutions is set to revolutionise the way providers manage their operations, offering seamless transitions, comprehensive training, and a suite of intuitive features designed for ease of use and efficiency.

apetito introduces reduced carbon menus

In support of reducing the carbon emissions associated with mealtimes, leading care homes meal provider, apetito, has launched its reduced carbon menus to homes across the UK. The focus is on making small, yet smart, changes, all while ensuring that residents continue to enjoy ample meal choices and variety.

Bidfood launches Interactive Care Home

With care homes across the UK facing staff shortages and skill challenges, Bidfood, one of the UK’s leading wholesalers, has provided an all-in-one immersive support platform through the launch of its Interactive Care Home.

Forbo launches dementia-friendly safety flooring range

Recognising the need for inclusive spaces, Forbo Flooring Systems has launched its new Surestep Balance range, a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) compliant safety flooring that can fit the aesthetic and functional requirements for dementia-friendly environments.

Unigloves rebrands Derma Shield workplace skincare system

Hand protection specialists Unigloves has rebranded its protective workplace skincare system, Derma Shield. Designed to protect the skin against common workplace irritants including chemicals, detergents, oils and greases – helping to control the risk of dermatitis – Derma Shield can be used across a wide range of workplace environments.

Person Centred Software acquires Redcrier

Person Centred Software, a leading provider of care management software and innovative solutions for the care sector, has announced the addition of Redcrier – one of the largest training suppliers for the UK care industry – to its Connected Care offering.

FEM highlights Vollrath utensils with lifetime warranty

FEM’s (Foodservice Equipment Marketing) range of Vollrath utensils are backed by a lifetime limited warranty. The utensils – including tongs, ladles, spoons, and turners, many of which are colour-coded to provide an easy way to control food contact and cross-contamination – are engineered and tested to deliver maximum performance and exceptional durability, even in the busiest kitchens.

apetito introduces new spring & summer meals

Leading care homes meal provider apetito has unveiled a selection of brand-new nutritious meals for residents to enjoy, building on its already extensive range.

TSC Printronix Auto ID launches new healthcare printers

TSC Printronix Auto ID has launched healthcare variants of its TH DH Series of desktop printers and the Alpha-30LHC mobile printer, all encased in easy-to-clean, antimicrobial plastic. The devices will print barcode labels for tasks like specimen and pharmacy labelling as well as patient identification/tracking to improve operational efficiency.

UAP invests in unique anti-viral door hardware technology

UAP, the specialist in locks and hardware for doors and windows, has invested in a new metal coatings business, including a unique anti-viral door hardware range. A university spin-out, Armadillo was established to improve people’s health and safety across environments ranging from healthcare facilities to homes.

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