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Care home activity ideas that are great for groups

When planning activities for your care home, it can be tricky to find something that suits everyone. It’s important to keep things engaging and fun, while at the same time making...

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7 ways to boost resident occupancy in care homes

Having good resident occupancy is essential for any care home to be financially sustainable. There is a lot of cost when it comes to running a care home – from...

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The complete guide to pressure ulcers

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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What to expect when you’re discharged from an NHS hospital

Knowing what to expect when being discharged from an NHS hospital can make the experience a lot easier for you or your loved one. The discharge process differs slightly between hospitals and depends on...

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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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Helpful tips if you’re debating a care home for a loved one

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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Assess pressure ulcers with PURPOSE-T

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 suitable care beds

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: How an adjustable bed can 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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Swedish Royalty supports IKEA dementia 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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Arthritis: How an adjustable bed can 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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