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21 Aug 2019

Different Types of Incontinence: Providing Quality Care

Evidence gathered between 2012 and 2017 by the Care Quality Commission has concluded that continence care is the least satisfactory aspect of care in UK nursing homes. Based on these findings, there is a worrying risk that continence care will be further deprioritised within social care settings. There is...

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12 Aug 2019

Activity Ideas For Keeping Seniors Occupied

Whether you’re a loved one of someone living in a care home or you work as a career, if you’ve noticed that boredom seems to be becoming a problem, it’s important to act quickly. The fact is that boredom can have a significant impact on happiness and mental health, which is why, if you’ve...

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06 Aug 2019

Infection Control: Are Your Fabrics Spreading Infection?

In care environments - whether that’s a care home, hospice, or hospital - infection control is a crucial aspect of daily care, and a practical approach is taken to help ensure that harm does not come to patients and residents as a result of preventable infections. Of course, there are certain areas of...

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02 Aug 2019

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For July 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 Jul 2019

Specialist Seating & Dementia: What Are The Benefits?

When it comes to the right seating for people with dementia, it is far more crucial than you may realise to choose the correct seating options. Having the right seating in place can help to improve a person with dementia’s quality of life in a range of different ways. That’s why, at CLH we offer...

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22 Jul 2019

How Profiling Beds Help To Support Independence

When it comes to supporting independence, profiling beds can make a significant difference in relation to quality of life. Profiling beds can make the process of getting in and out of bed unaided a much simpler and easier activity, which gives control over daily routine, including being able to access food...

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16 Jul 2019

Top 10 Best Methods For Dish & Glass Washing

Many of the negative impacts affecting glass and dish washing results can easily be overcome by adhering to some very basic rules like thorough pre-scrapping, prerinsing and effective racking and stacking.  Here are some key issues to address: Ten suggested ways to enhance dishwashing and glasswashing Scrape...

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10 Jul 2019

Five Benefits Of Gardening For People With Dementia

5 benefits of gardening for persons living with dementia Living with dementia can be hard, but there are plenty of activities that those with this condition can do to maintain both physical and cognitive function, while feeling stimulated and valued. Here, Nicky Roeber, the Online Horticultural Expert...

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01 Jul 2019

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For June 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 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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