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Buying a bed for someone with dementia

Buying a bed for someone with dementia can be daunting. You want your loved one to be comfortable and safe while at the same time making it easy for you...

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5 things to consider when putting someone into care

Deciding whether a care home is the right choice for loved one isn’t easy. It’s a big life-changing decision and – understandably – one that is charged with a lot...

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PURPOSE-T: Assess pressure ulcers in three steps

Assessing a pressure ulcer and determining which stage it fits into can be tricky. However, PURPOSE-T allows healthcare professionals to complete three steps in order to identify adults at risk of...

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The Cost of Pressure Care

Overview of Pressure Care Management and Pressure Ulcers Pressure ulcers, also known as decubitis ulcers, are painful skin and tissue injuries caused by prolonged pressure on the skin. Commonly caused...

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Huntington's Disease and How a Care Bed Can Help

Huntington's disease is a severe health condition which affects the functionality of the brain. Learn more about the disease and how a care bed could help.

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Facts, guidance and how our beds help

What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune condition that leads to a neurological disease which can affect the brain and spinal cord. With MS, the body’s immune...

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Plans afoot for first UK Dementia Village

You may recall we had previously written a piece introducing a small Dutch village called Hogeweyk. Known as ‘Dementia Village’ because the 152 residents who live there all have severe...

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Queen Silvia of Sweden supports IKEA's dementia housing project

Queen Silvia of Sweden made a real statement recently by publicly supporting a new affordable housing scheme, pioneered by Swedish furniture giant IKEA, for those suffering from memory loss. The...

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The complete guide to pressure ulcers/sores

A pressure sore or commonly know as a bedsore is an injury which starts on the surface of the skin and then can progress further into the tissue...

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Arthritis: Facts, guidance and how our beds help

Arthritis is a common health condition that causes joint pain and inflammation. In this guide, I'll be covering the condition in more detail and will look at ways we can...

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Dementia: Facts, Guidance and How Our Beds Help

Dementia is caused by diseases of the brain and leads to serious impairment of cognitive function (memory loss, poor coordination, emotional instability etc.). In this guide we explore how it...

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Useful tips for helping a loved one with dementia remain independent

Caring for a loved one with dementia that is living alone presents many challenges for us as caregivers. It is essential you put the necessary arrangements in place to ensure...

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Amazon's Alexa Helps the Elderly and Disabled Live Independently

Hampshire County Council is the first local authority to use voice recognition technology to support elderly and disabled residents receiving care at home. Working with Amazon, the council is trialling...

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