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31 Jan 2019

Is Dementia Inherited?

In the UK dementia affects one in six people over the age of 80, while there are 40,000 people under 65 living with dementia. This means that in the UK there are currently 450,000 people diagnosed with dementia. A common question about dementia is whether or not it is hereditary. The fact is that a lot...

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21 Jan 2019

A Guide To Choosing Disposable Incontinence Pads

While a high absorbency pad is seen as being a crucial aspect of choosing the ideal incontinence pad design, it’s important to bear in mind that that isn’t the only crucial factor - there are various aspects that you need to think about. The fact is that high Absorbency is no substitute for...

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16 Jan 2019

Care Home Cleaning Checklist

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in partnership with the Health Protection Agency (HPA), have recently focused on quality improvement in terms of the cleanliness required in healthcare environments. This improved information is aimed at the care sector and people working in...

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10 Jan 2019

Myth VS. Fact: Responsible Flushing

In 2018, a large amount of focus was put onto the use of single-use plastics and what is being flushed down our toilets. However, in care environments, certain single-use plastics are vital for providing safe and hygienic care, which is why dispelling myths about what is actually blocking our sewers is so...

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03 Jan 2019

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For December 2018

Well here it is, before we move on to a new year, the last field safety alerts that have been filed during December 2018 and we have as usual 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...

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18 Dec 2018

How To Recognise Pain In People With Dementia

Pain is a natural part of human life; it’s a natural human sensation and one that everyone has at one point or another. There are different kinds of pain that we can experience, these include mental pain - also known as emotional pain - which is usually linked to grief, for instance. There’s also...

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12 Dec 2018

Thanks for 2018 from all at CLH

Thanks for 2018 from the CLH Team! With Christmas just a few weeks away, we can’t help but reflect on the past year. What an incredible year 2018 has been! We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for working with us over the past 12 months and we look forward to working...

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04 Dec 2018

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For November 2018

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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29 Nov 2018

Product Review: Premier Active 2 Hybrid Mattress System

When selecting a mattress for a care environment, it’s essential to realise that there is a lot that needs to be carefully considered. Choosing a mattress comes with an array of questions that relate to various aspects of the mattress’s design and technical specifications and must be carefully...

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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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13 Nov 2018

Protecting Your Patients From Incontinence Associated Dermatis

Incontinence is a problem that affects around five million people in the UK alone, the majority of these people being older adults and people living with disabilities. It’s common for people with incontinence issues to be more prone to dermatitis when the products used to take care of their skin are...

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08 Nov 2018

CLH Promote Digital Table At Dementia Session

Last week, on the 1st November, we attended the 'Dr Sam Davis - The State of Dementia Care - We Can Do Better' event which was held at Exeter Golf & Country Club and organised by the Care Managers Network. It was a wonderful morning session where Dr Sam shared her findings on international...

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