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Delivered Health Solutions exclusive UK distributor of Aeroguard 4S & Aeroguard Mini

Delivered Health Solutions exclusive UK distributor of Aeroguard 4S & Aeroguard Mini

Delivered Health Solutions (DHS) a specialist distributor to the care home and healthcare market have signed an exclusive agreement with a leading global brand to be the official partner and distributor of a revolutionary clean air concept,  Aeroguard 4S and Aeroguard Mini.   The Aeroguard products promise to remove harmful substances from indoor air pollution, […]

April 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
A helping hand – Keeping infections at bay this winter

A helping hand – Keeping infections at bay this winter

Everyday hand washing is one of the most effective measures to prevent the spread of Healthcare-Associated Infections   Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) affect patient safety, increase healthcare costs and take up valuable time. Improving hand hygiene performance is one of the most effective ways to lower the risk of outbreaks.   The winter months traditionally see […]

November 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Reduce care wage bill but enhance resident care with assistive technology

Reduce care wage bill but enhance resident care with assistive technology

Wage bills can be reduced permanently, yet better, consistent quality of care and client independence attained by a ‘one-off’ investment in assistive technology.   Installing an Aerolet toilet lift over a WC eliminates the need for care staff to assist. Staff are released for other duties. The client feels more independent, and that their privacy […]

September 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Assistive technology see 83 per cent fall reduction in care home

Assistive technology see 83 per cent fall reduction in care home

A Leicestershire care home has “significantly” reduced the number of falls among its older residents after introducing a pioneering new approach.   Holmes House in Wigston, which is part of the national group PrimeLife, was asked to take part in a pilot focusing on fall prevention using assistive technology, by Leicestershire County Council.   The […]

May 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Over for another year as Care and Dementia Show builds business and business opportunities

Over for another year as Care and Dementia Show builds business and business opportunities

Decision makers from care homes, housing providers, home care agencies and from across the NHS attended this week’s Care & Dementia Show 2015 at the NEC to source new products and services, learn from the free topical educational programme and network with industry peers. Shelia Heywood-Holt, Director of Operations, The Looking After Each Other Fed […]

November 5, 2015 | By | Reply More
Getting the message write

Getting the message write

Anoto’s digitial pen technology is transforming business processes in HC-One’s 200-plus care homes, freeing time for staff to spend with patients and delivering real efficiency gains.   Robert Murray, manager of HC-One’s Greenfield Park Home in Glasgow, loves his digital pen. It’s got a long battery life, it’s easy to use and above all it […]

October 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Lift to help reduce cost of falls in care

Lift to help reduce cost of falls in care

The £2billion cost per annum of hip fractures1 could be reduced by a more holistic approach to falls prevention strategies. Research reveals almost 15% of falls happen getting on and off the toilet2. Simply providing a toilet lift would significantly reduce risk, and therefore cut the cost of medical care, enable the user to go […]

September 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
One touch keeps it simple

One touch keeps it simple

One touch keeps it simple Nearly three million people in Britain are potentially finding it difficult to clean themselves properly after going to the toilet. And the number is on the increase….   Statistics from the Office for Disability Issues show that the disabled population of Britain has grown by over 1million in just the […]

July 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Beamz launched into UK care home market

Beamz launched into UK care home market

KC Healthcare is pleased to introduce Beamz into the UK Care Home Market.   What Is Beamz? Beamz is a universally designed laser controller that gives users of any age, physical or cognitive ability instant access to hundreds of musical instruments, sound effects and songs. While Beamz primary function is music-making, the music is only […]

June 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Synergy between care suppliers is a win win for care homes!

Synergy between care suppliers is a win win for care homes!

Leeds based Fusion Care Solutions Ltd have announced the appointment of John Richardson to its Board of Directors. Fusion Care Solutions stated that John has joined the company as Director, bringing with him a background and many years’ experience in delivering solutions to the Care Sector. John Richardson also owns eMARx Solutions an electronic medication […]

April 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Achieve better value and practice, and enhance residents’ quality of life in one

Achieve better value and practice, and enhance residents’ quality of life in one

The average 30 bed nursing/care home could save approx. £150,000 a year on staff costs whilst simultaneously giving clients greater control over their daily life- just by installing toilet aids.   And the installation also helps ensure compliance with Regulatory requirements to ensure the dignity, privacy and independence of service users, and, where appropriate, provide […]

April 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Moving in the right direction

Moving in the right direction

Going to the toilet is one of the most ‘dangerous’ activities in and out of the home1, for user and carer. Many of the incidents and falls could be avoided, and the user’s independence, dignity and control over their life enhanced, by use of appropriate aids.   To help meet those objectives, and deliver best […]

April 10, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Dayex helps Heathfield Care Homes expansion at new Canford Manor

Dayex helps Heathfield Care Homes expansion at new Canford Manor

Care home furnishing specialist, Dayex, has played a key role at Heathfield Care Homes to furnish 24 bedrooms, a lounge, and dining room its newest care home, Canford Manor in Hampshire. Jane Palmer, Director at Heathfield Care Homes, explains: “We bought the 24-bed care home when it was desperately in need of refurbishment. As there […]

March 19, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Child support

Child support

Research shows that using functional rooms- including the toilet-is the second biggest problem for families with a severely disabled child. It also impinges on the child’s self-care skills1.   Yet simple, cost-effective paediatric adaptations could overcome the problems and change the families’ lives for the better. Clos-o-Mat, Britain’s leader in disabled toileting aids, has developed […]

March 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Specialist food buying agency asks ‘could your team be ‘buying better’…?

Specialist food buying agency asks ‘could your team be ‘buying better’…?

Care Homes can now access care caterers’ best kept secret partner and transform their bottom line! Specialist food buying agency asks ‘could your team be ‘buying better’…?   Specialist, food service buying consultancy, Acquire, has launched its highly sought-after service into the Care Home sector, enabling care caterers to ‘buy better’ and potentially transform their […]

March 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Council finds cost-effective solution to reduce false alarms in sheltered housing with Aico

Council finds cost-effective solution to reduce false alarms in sheltered housing with Aico

Sheffield City Council, in conjunction with installers Pointerfire and Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm manufacturer Aico, has created a cost-effective solution to reduce false alarms in one of its sheltered housing schemes using Aico’s RadioLINK technology, which wirelessly interconnects alarms by Radio Frequency (RF) signals, rather than cabling.    Ernest Fox House in Sheffield […]

March 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
When it comes to people’s personal hygiene, one size does NOT fit all

When it comes to people’s personal hygiene, one size does NOT fit all

When it comes to people’s personal hygiene, one size does NOT fit all. OPTIMUM PERSONALISATION Now, the brand-leading Clos-o-Mat Palma Vita automatic shower (wash and dry) toilet and latest addition to its accessory range mean almost 150,000 permutations exist, to enable precise tailoring to individuals’ exact requirements. Add in the wall-hung Clos-o-Mat Lima Vita and […]

February 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Incontinence: An Infliction Of The Elderly And Infirm? Think Again, It Affects Young And Old Alike!

Incontinence: An Infliction Of The Elderly And Infirm? Think Again, It Affects Young And Old Alike!

Contrary to common belief: incontinence is not a condition that is confined to the elderly and infirm. It’s a fact of life without age discrimination. Around one in four people have experienced bowel or bladder weakness at some time during their lives. Incontinence is for many a dilapidating condition that can affect and restrict every […]

February 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
More reasons to use Fusion for your Care Management Software

More reasons to use Fusion for your Care Management Software

Leeds based Fusion Care Solutions Ltd announced today that it has acquired the assets of Hertfordshire based Blue Parrot Software Ltd/Everyday Care System, providers of Care Management Software to the sector. The two companies will operate jointly as one being Fusion Care Solutions Ltd. Effective December 24th, 2014. Martin Jones Managing Director of Fusion Care […]

January 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Shackletons get involved in 60 Minute Makeover

Shackletons get involved in 60 Minute Makeover

Shackletons helped Peter Andre and the team on makeover manoeuvres when they transformed a mobile home for ex-serviceman Jim Skasick in Box Hill.  Shackletons supplied the Valancia wing backed chairs in yellow to complement the overall ranch theme and provide Jim and his guests with comfortably seating in his newly created living space.

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