Interesting articles written by the team at Interweave. Including healthcare industry news, commentary on current trends, speculation, forecasting and informative how-to articles to help you make the most of your healthcare products.
Stuck for ideas? Check our list of 11 care home activities ideas to find something new to do. Most care home residents appreciate activities that keep them active, sociable and entertained. This list contains a wide range of interesting activities from virtual reality immersion to musical playlist creation.
Shockingly, one in every five men dies before he is old enough to retire! Factors ranging from poor diet, lack of exercise and a reluctance to ask for help all contribute to this issue. We ask the Interweave men what they do to keep healthy.
We summarised the current thinking on AI in healthcare, collated from leading sources. Read this to find out what the buzz is all about.
Being discharged from hospital is a positive event but it can also be a stressful time for you, as well as your friends and family. We’ve collated a list of 8 things to help you plan how you’ll cope when you leave hospital care.
In short, generally yes, polypropylene is widely recyclable. However, many healthcare providers don't recycle it. Our partner company provides a recycling solution, so we looked into how this service works and have outlined in this article why this is vital for hospitals and other healthcare providers.
We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of the two newest members of our team, Chantelle and Monika. Both have joined Interweave in the last few weeks, and we thought we’d take a moment with each of them to help you get to know them.
Interweave Textiles has just attained Level 3 Labour Standards Assurance System (LSAS) compliance, an important step for our company. Find out what this means and why it's important.
A weighted blanket is a blanket with evenly spread weights built in, to be used when lying down to help improve sleep. Scientific studies have found that the evenly applied pressure provided by a weighted blanket relaxes the body enough - increasing serotonin to help the person fall asleep.
Evaluating products and finding the right supplier to support your needs can be tricky. Here we list some tips to guide you through the process.
The implementation of adequate footwear for patients and residents is one of the steps being taken in order to prevent falls. A budget friendly solution that is being explored is the use of non-slip slipper socks. The question is, what impact do slipper socks have on the fall prevention rate?
The Interweave Team get festive for Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day! Looking silly in Christmas Jumpers and raising money for a great cause!
We love these medical-themed Christmas decorations! Across the country, hospitals save money by using everyday medical equipment to cheer up patients stuck in hospital over Christmas. Which is your favourite?
Here at Interweave, we've been rethinking logistics to help us deliver on our values. Take a look at the changes we've made in our warehouse.
Cubicle curtains in hospitals are necessary for patient privacy, but a recent news article highlighted the risk of bacteria being spread by people touching the curtains. We examine the real risk of hospital acquired infections and how cubicle curtains play a part in that. Find out more.
We spend 35% of our total waking hours at work. So it's important to do everything possible to stay happy and healthy at work. Here at Interweave, we’ve been thinking about keeping happy and healthy at work, and it won’t take more than a few small changes.
What changes might take place between 2018 and 2118 to make the move go from something often viewed as a last resort, to something welcomed without worry?
Interfaith gowns are a type of hospital patient gown, offered by hospitals to female patients who, for religious faith reasons, wish to remain covered up in public. UK hospital patient gown designs by Interweave Healthcare. Find out more
We share our experiences of organising a photoshoot and give you 8 tips to help you organise a smooth, hassle-free photo shoot yourself. How to choose photography models, picking a photoshoot location and more.
Healthcare related UK Twitter profiles - we looked for the most informative, engaging thought-leaders and information services.
How will digital technology transform UK hospitals over the next 50 years? We speculate what futuristic hospitals will be like by 2068. Read more.