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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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