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Medical Refrigeration in Care Homes: Safety, Stability, Quality and Reliability

Medical refrigeration is a topic that any hospital, pharmacy or medical facility must take seriously. The same applies to care homes, which handle and manage…

 

Creating Safer Heating In The Care Sector

Despite the tight regulations laid down by the Health and Safety Executive, concern is continuing to grow around resident safety in care homes amid reports that some…

 

Technicolour dressing gowns to keep elderly warm this winter

JOSEPH’S technicolour dressing gowns were knitted by Hazelgrove Court care home residents in Saltburn-by-the-Sea.

Residents at Hazelgrove Court Care Home, on…

 

Pendock’s LST radiator guards protect against risk of burns in care homes

Richard Braid, managing director at Pendock, explains how low surface temperature (LST) radiator guards can help care homes manage the risk of burns from radiators…

 

Change is in the air

Government departments are pouring over technical data and preparing new directives, trade bodies are examining every aspect of potential market implications. No,…

 

Naidex - 26th & 27th March at Birmingham's NEC

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be partnering with Naidex, Europe’s largest event for the disability and independent living sector! 

Celebrating its…

 

Blondie the Shetland pony delights care home residents

Blondie the Shetland pony trotted into a Teesside care home to meet elderly residents.

The tiny, all white pony paid a visit to those living at Ingleby Care…

 

Care home turns into pizzeria for National Pizza Day

A TEESSIDE care home transformed into a pizzeria for the day as residents baked their own Italian creations. National Pizza Day was celebrated by staff and residents…

 

Understanding the Customer Needs. The Key to Fastroi’s Success.

Fastroi are a Finnish company developing Care Management Software for the residential & domiciliary sectors.…

 

Paints and playdough for intergenerational sensory session

PAINTING and playdough gave elderly care home residents a new lease of life when they visited a nursery in Stockton-on-Tees. Residents from Ingleby Care Home were at…

 

Supermarket bag pack raises funds for care home flower beds

CARERS have been packing shopping bags to buy elderly residents raised flower beds for their care home’s garden. Staff and family members from Willowdene Care Home,…

 

Don’t play with fire

After all, the specification and use of fire doors is a very serious matter and as we all know can have far reaching consequences if wrong decisions are made.  It is…

 

Using technology to connect

Alive has been using touchscreen technology to enrich the lives of older people in care settings for almost a decade since its inception. We use touchscreen devices…

 

Care Home Support and Training

At Care Home Support and Training we work with Managers, Nominated Individuals and Providers to meet and exceed the regulatory requirements.

Expectations on…

 

Bluebird Care Gosport Launches Campaign to Unite Against Loneliness

Bluebird Care Gosport, a home-care provider in the Hampshire area is embarking on an ambitious, and possibly life changing campaign, to try and bring about an end to…

 

HC-One care home 'pimps out' zimmers to help residents recognise their frames

Residents of a HC-One care home based in Coventry have been decorating their Zimmer frames, along with staff to help reduce the number of falls.  

The Pimp My…