Quick Room Turnaround

Consider this. A room becomes vacant in your Care Home, but it needs a complete refurbishment before you can accept the next resident. You reach out to retailers to find out it will take weeks for suitable furniture and furnishings to arrive. The room lies empty and your lost income ends up running into the thousands.

Dementia & design

Designing for Care is challenging and rewarding. It takes great levels of creativity to design schemes to promote independence, enhance moods and keep within tight budgets all under high regulation. However, once the work is completed, the noticeable improvements to environments and the lives of all those associated with it is realised and the rewards are priceless.

Wall-mounted light commercial boilers

Hot water and heating specialist Adveco, adds 10 new high-efficiency wall-mounted models to its popular MD condensing gas boiler range for light commercial applications.

Safer falls assistance device

Since 2016, Yorkshire Care Equipment have been supplying the Raizer emergency lifting chair to care homes, hospitals, emergency services, and private residences across Scotland and Northern England.

Laundry management with Sapphire

Girbau, is revolutionising commercial and vended laundry management with Sapphire, one of the latest innovations from the company. It is based on a smart remote-control software that draws on the latest technology on the Internet of Things (IoT) and the company's know-how to optimise the business and improve profitability.

Exceeding Expectations of Bathing

Reval has been chosen to help care home housing charity Abbeyfield exceed all expectations of care home bathroom environments, with spa therapy assisted bathing.

Finalist in 2019-20 Cloud Awards

Care Control Systems has been declared a finalist this week in the International Cloud Computing Awards program, The Cloud Awards.

Revolutionary nurse call system

Connected care and health solutions provider Tunstall Healthcare has today (11 December) announced the launch of an innovative and revolutionary nurse call system, Tunstall Carecom.

Savings on heating hot water

Rinnai offers free survey including – life cycle costing analysis and carbon savings system schematics on hot water heating costs and installation

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.