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25 Jun 2019

Music & Dementia: What Are The Benefits of Music Therapy?

Music and dementia Music and emotion are linked in a powerful way. People respond to music from a very early age, before words and language are developed, and this continues even towards the end of our lives, when verbal abilities may be lost. Music accesses different parts of the brain than...

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17 Jun 2019

Understanding The Biocidal Product Regulation

In EU, the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) refers to Regulation (EU) 528/2012) concerning the placing on the market and use of biocidal products. It repeals the Biocidal Products Directive (Directive 98/8/EC) and comes into force on 1 Sept 2013. The regulation not only impacts manufacturers and importers...

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11 Jun 2019

'Tabby Cat': The Lifelike Dementia Companion Cat

For people with dementia, feeling anxious and agitated is a common occurrence. When a person develops dementia, they can often struggle to communicate with others, and as the disease progresses they can begin to feel increasingly isolated, lonely, and frustrated. Not being able to communicate as easily can...

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04 Jun 2019

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For May 2019

As always, we have researched the various field safety alerts that have been filed over the past month and have put together a roundup of the most relevant MHRA updates and recalls. These focus on recalls and updates on products and equipment that are relevant to UK care homes and other care facilities. Please...

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30 May 2019

Dementia Board Games: What Are The Benefits?

One of the fondest memories that most people have it sitting down with their family and playing board games. This is a memory that is a crucial part of every childhood - board games are an activity that children of all ages tend to enjoy. From preschool-aged children to those in seniors in their golden years,...

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22 May 2019

Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

An increasing number of seniors are choosing to continue living in their own homes, rather than going into a care home. One of the main reasons for this is that many older people - and their relatives - believe that continuing to live in their own home will aid their wellbeing, whereas moving to a care home...

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14 May 2019

How to safely remove disposable gloves

The use of medical gloves in the healthcare sector is an essential aspect of providing safe and hygienic care. While all carers are aware of the need for medical gloves, not every carer - or healthcare professional - is aware of how to safely remove these. Removing gloves might seem like a simple, straightforward...

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06 May 2019

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For April 2019

As always, we have researched the various field safety alerts that have been filed over the past month and have put together a roundup of the most relevant MHRA updates and recalls. These focus on recalls and updates on products and equipment that are relevant to UK care homes and other care facilities. Please...

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25 Apr 2019

Activities For People with Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

For people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, a lack of mental stimulation and boredom can be extremely frustrating. According to NHS research, there are approximately 800,000 people in the UK who are living with dementia, and around 36 million people worldwide. When someone with one of these...

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17 Apr 2019

Sling Safety Checks: Why These Are Crucial

In care environments when slings are being used constantly to help transfer residents to and from different destinations within a care facility, it’s essential that sling safety is taken seriously. If a sling is not properly cared for, over time damage to the sling can occur which can mean that resident...

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09 Apr 2019

Melamine: Why You Should Choose Melamine Products

When it comes to the types of dinnerware materials out there, from earthenware and stoneware to fine china and porcelain, there is always a plethora of choices. And on top of that, you also need to decide on the colors and patterns, sizes and shapes, and more — the possibilities are endless! Wondering...

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03 Apr 2019

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For March 2019

As always, we have researched the various field safety alerts that have been filed over the past month and have put together a roundup of the most relevant MHRA updates and recalls. These focus on recalls and updates on products and equipment that are relevant to UK care homes and other care facilities. We...

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