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21 Nov 2018

How To Determine If A Resident Is At A High Risk Of Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers can be extremely detrimental to a person’s health, as once a pressure ulcer develops, it can be a long and timely process healing it and preventing the ulcer from getting worse. Which is why it’s so essential that you and your care team understand how to spot residents who are at...

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25 Oct 2018

How To Create A More Comfortable Care Environment

Having to move into a care home is never a nice experience for an older person or someone living with a disability who is no longer able to care for themselves. The concept of having to leave their home behind and move into a completely new environment is incredibly daunting and can cause a large amount of...

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11 Oct 2018

Clean Toilets: How Important Are They?

Whether you run a care home, day care centre, or another social care facility it’s essential that you understand the importance of keeping toilets clean. What is the impact of unhygienic toilets? A recent YouGov survey of over 2000 people found that dirty and unsanitary bathrooms put people off...

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20 Jul 2018

How To Choose A Sanitary Bin For Your Care Facility

You might not realise it but choosing the right bins for your business is an important task and not one that should be taken lightly. Whether you are launching a startup business in the fashion industry or are running a care home, you will require an adequate selection of bins for your business, and you will...

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11 Jul 2018

Hand Dryers vs. Paper Towels: An Experiment

When it comes to healthcare environments, the main focus of every aspect of the building is hygiene. This is because often, in healthcare environments, there’s a concern about the risk of bacteria being spread, which is why hygiene is taken so seriously. Bearing that in mind, a common issue that healthcare...

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30 May 2018

Tips On Using Hand Sanitiser More Effectively

It’s a non-arguable fact that using antibacterial soap and clean water to wash your hands is the best way to clean them and remove bacteria. However, in instances where hand washing is not possible due to time or a lack of access to the essential facilities, hand sanitiser is the next best thing. Of...

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24 May 2018

Dementia Awareness In The Community: What Are The Benefits?

This week from 21st to 27th May, it is Dementia Action Week 2018 and so we thought that we would focus on sharing a selection of blog posts that are designed to make life easier for people living with dementia, their loved ones, and their carers. With that in mind, below we have put together a guide...

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25 Apr 2018

How To Alleviate Stress When Working With Residents With Dementia

Over the past ten years or so, care homes in the UK have changed significantly in terms of the nature of the residents who live there. Today, around 80% of all care home residents are people with dementia or some form of memory problem, this means that most care homes face challenges that in the past, they...

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15 Feb 2018

Living Alone? Then You Need To Know These Simple Things

While many people enjoy the solitude of living alone, others, who unexpectedly find themselves in an empty home, can face a difficult transition period. Aside from simply missing the company of another human being, living alone means you don’t have another person to help with certain chores. Tasks...

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19 Jan 2018

Preventing Allergic Reactions & Skin Irritation With Glove Use

Disposable gloves are an integral part of the health industry and are used in almost every sector of medicine, from hospital care to home care. Whenever dealing with a patient or resident, doctors, nurses, and healthcare specialists are expected to wear disposable gloves, to protect their health and the health...

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02 Jan 2018

Winter Illness: How To Prepare

January 2018 is here and we are now officially part way through winter, which means that the onset of winter illnesses is about to begin, if it has not already. For healthcare organisations, winter is a busy time, as it is the time of year when there is a spike in sickness, particularly in older people. It...

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22 Dec 2017

Furnishing Your Care Home: Things To Consider

Care homes should be comfortable and welcoming environments that cater to the various needs of their different residents. When it comes to caring for people with specific medical needs, such as people living with dementia or low mobility, having the right furniture and other tools in place, such as stand aids,...

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