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28 Sep 2018

The Mental Health Impact Of Doodling

As October will be hosting World Mental Health Day, we wanted to put together a piece ready for next month that discusses mental health with a difference. Doodling is something that everyone is guilty of - bored and the chances are a pen and piece of paper is grabbed and doodling begins. Studies have...

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19 Sep 2018

Effective Cleaning In Care Home Catering Environments

In the care sector, effective cleaning should always be the number one priority to help prevent the spread of infection and bacteria, as often the people living in care environments are more vulnerable to illness than other people due to age or disability. If there’s one area that it’s extremely...

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13 Sep 2018

What Is Good Seating?

When older people who are frail or suffer from muscular or skeletal health conditions sit in an asymmetrical or unsupported position, this can cause pain and discomfort, including skin and soft tissue damage. This can lead to aches and pains, and potentially even pressure wounds and injuries, that can have...

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05 Sep 2018

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For August 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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30 Aug 2018

Making Palliative Care Incredible

Nursing and care homes tend to be the places where many older people spend the last parts of their lives, which is why every care facility should be able to provide the highest quality of palliative care. Often, when it comes to end-of-life care, hospices are used, and while these offer a fantastic level of...

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22 Aug 2018

Reasons To Consider Home Care Instead of A Care Home

When a loved one begins to age, you have to consider all sorts of thing that you may not have thought about yet, such as what care you will get for them when they require it. Seeing a loved one begin to change as they age or as a disease like dementia takes hold can be extremely difficult to cope with, which...

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16 Aug 2018

Incontinence Product Care Advice

Whether you work in a care home, as a private nurse, in hospital, in a hospice, or in a specialist school, understanding incontinence care is crucial. When quality incontinence care is provided, residents, patients and students are able to enjoy a better quality of care and support and are able to live in...

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06 Aug 2018

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For July

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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31 Jul 2018

Most Common Injuries Nurses & Care Staff Face

Working in a care environment, whether that’s a hospital, a care home or working as a private carer, care staff have a physically demanding role. Patient repositioning is a crucial part of providing quality care as it’s essential for comfort, pain relief and the prevention of pressure sores. However,...

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25 Jul 2018

Dementia Awareness Is Brought To CLH

This month we had a dementia friends information session brought to us by Gina Awad*, founder of the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance whose slogan is 'Working towards a dementia-friendly city'. Dementia Friends is an Alzheimer's Society initiative.  It aims to transform the way the nation...

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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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