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    ‘Stand Up for Legs’ is the call as campaign for leg ulcer awareness finds its feet

    ‘Stand Up for Legs’ is the call as campaign for leg ulcer awareness finds its feet

    LOWER leg and feet disorders are often overlooked by patients, carers and clinicians leading to thousands of people needlessly suffering simply because there is a lack of awareness.  Now, a lecturer from the University of Huddersfield, together with a team of experts, has been awarded funding from the Urgo Foundation to launch a national campaign […]

    23rd February 2018 | By | Reply More
    West Yorkshire care homes have it all under control

    West Yorkshire care homes have it all under control

    West Yorkshire based Czajka Care Group has achieved an infection control rating of more than 98% at all five of its care homes, in recognition of its exceptional cleanliness and hygiene standards, after independent assessors put the homes through a rigorous testing process. The report stated that infection prevention and control management is seen as […]

    20th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Opt for a ‘fit and forget’ solution- something you can rely on, from a company you can depend on

    Opt for a ‘fit and forget’ solution- something you can rely on, from a company you can depend on

    When choosing aids to help someone live as independently as possible, it is more important than ever to opt for a ‘fit and forget’ solution- something you can rely on, from a company you can depend on.   Failure to verify the equipment, quality, and support can leave you, or a client, exposed. “There is […]

    9th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Day centre takes its provision to new heights

    Day centre takes its provision to new heights

    Caerphilly Council is adopting an innovative approach to support individuals to get the best out of day centre provision: it is increasing opportunities to maintain or further develop their independence, even in the toilet. As part of a major refurbishment of its Brondeg Day Centre, set in a Victorian house in Blackwood, the Council has […]

    20th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Wellbeing from the bottom up….!

    Wellbeing from the bottom up….!

    More people in Britain suffer from faecal incontinence than suffer from asthma or diabetes!*   Any bowel issue is rarely discussed, but it has huge consequences in terms of health, hygiene and wellbeing. New developments in assistive technology are enabling sufferers to deal with at least some of the consequences in a dignified, sanitary way. […]

    12th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    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, […]

    20th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    Cairn Care launches online training hub for care homes

    Cairn Care launches online training hub for care homes

    Infection control product specialist, Cairn Care, has launched an online training hub to help care home staff to learn about effective infection control, continence care and health and safety. Packed with a bank of training materials, it aims to provide a useful resource for managers looking to create a proactive working environment. Accessible free of […]

    24th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Breaking the chain of infection-News for care homes

    Breaking the chain of infection-News for care homes

    DDC Dolphin specialise in sluice rooms and dirty utility rooms in hospitals, hospices, care homes and special needs schools. Over twenty five years of experience allows us to provide comprehensive and meaningful advice and support throughout planning, design and specification processes for new or existing facilities, allowing us to tailor solutions to your requirements and […]

    7th July 2016 | By | Reply More
    Cleanliness issues for millions of older people- and their carers- could be enhanced, by simply changing the loo…

    Cleanliness issues for millions of older people- and their carers- could be enhanced, by simply changing the loo…

    Cleanliness issues for millions of older people- and their carers- could be enhanced, by simply changing the loo…   Research by Age UK* highlights that incontinence- urinary and faecal- affects almost four million people aged over 65, and more than half of our care home residents. That raises issues of cleanliness, odours, and skin health. […]

    9th December 2015 | By | Reply More
    Care home reaches for gold!

    Care home reaches for gold!

    Aaron Grange care home in Huyton with Roby has achieved top marks in a recent inspection by the 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust Foundation.   The care home has been awarded a Gold Award for infection control after achieving an impressive rating of 98.65%. The inspection covers a wide range of areas, from general cleanliness […]

    25th November 2015 | By | Reply More
    ‘Fantastic’ Personal Care

    ‘Fantastic’ Personal Care

    A positive mental attitude is helping one Multiple Sclerosis sufferer adapt to her changing needs- to the extent where even her toilet is ‘fantastic’.   Liz Farrelly, 46, from Paisley, was officially diagnosed with primary progressive MS a decade ago. Her independence has deteriorated over time, but the unique ability of her toilet- a Clos-o-Mat […]

    17th November 2015 | By | Reply More
    Countrywide Secure £2 Million Contract with Priory Group

    Countrywide Secure £2 Million Contract with Priory Group

    Countrywide Healthcare Supplies, one of the country’s leading national distributors to the care sector are delighted to have been selected by Priory Group as their supply partner for a wide range of non-food products. The contract which has been secured through a competitive tender process and includes the supply of nursing, medical, incontinence, housekeeping, laundry, […]

    27th October 2014 | By | Reply More
    Care homes urged to ‘clean up’ infection prevention guidelines

    Care homes urged to ‘clean up’ infection prevention guidelines

    Care homes are being urged to remind staff, residents and visitors of their infection prevention guidelines during this year’s International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW). IIPW takes place across the globe every October to raise awareness of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) and the effect infection control has on patient and resident safety. These HCAIs cost the NHS […]

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