Falls prevention week 2023 begins September 18th. Find out what you can do to prevent falls...
Understand the differences between care homes. What is a residential care home and what services does it provide to its residents.
What are the 6 Cs of nursing? Learn more about the values that underpin care standards within nursing, midwifery and care.
How do you identify staff in hospitals? Read the UK guide to hospitals scrubs here.
Why are children's hospital gowns colourful? Find out the reason why children's gowns are different to adults.
Find out more about our newest size of slipper socks, the 3XL bariatric size. Learn more about the features and benefits of these non slip socks.
What are the national minimum care standards? We explain what these standards outline and what level of care we can expect in UK care homes
We revisit our original fall prevention blog post and make it festive! We explore the ways in which Christmas and the festive period can bring about fall dangers.
We are partnering with Hull Royal Trust this Falls Awareness Week. Looking to understand the causes, risks and implications of deconditooning and prolonged bed rest.
Falls awareness week runs from the 19th to 25th September 2022. The campaign organisers hope to increase the awareness of what we can all do to minimise falls for the people we care for.
Healthcare volunteering can be a great way to get experience, or simply just donate your time to helping others. There are so many organisations which require your help.
Find out why swollen legs, feet and ankles are more common in the elderly. Learn tips and tricks to understanding how to deal with swelling.
We take a look into why the care home resident population is declining compared to pre-pandemic levels. What are the factors and influences on these statistics.
We look at how and why older adults can feel stress. We consider symptoms and signs to look out for, as well as techniques that you or your loved ones can do to help reduce stress.
Patient centered care benefits the experience, care and condition of the patient, Find out what patient centered care entails.
We take a look at a day in the life of a carer working in a care home, as well as the benefits and challenges of this role.
Patients expect quick access to healthcare these days. Is healthcare on demand going to be the game changer everyone hopes it will be?
Based upon a study into the benefits of music for the elderly and memory, we look at the benefits of having music in care homes. We consider the potential benefits and how you can incorporate music into your care home.
A look into the impacts and challenges of caring through COVID. Discussing the difficulties of front line workers in the pandemic.
Providing patients with a comfortable bed to sleep in can ease anxieties. Check our helpful pillow menu guide for hospitals & care homes to choose appropriate pillows for patients.
Helpful guide for carers & patients to understand common medical abbreviations. Read our collated lists to learn what the jargon means.
Slide sheets & extension handles donated to Overgate Hospice in Elland. We're happy to help support their manual handling team.
Find out how to care for someone with coronavirus infection, including checking the symptoms, laundering bedding & disinfecting to protect others from the virus.
Unpaid carers have an extremely difficult job. Many without much or any care for the carers. How do they cope? We investigate what support a carer would ideally have.
UK care workers, in both care home environments and in-home care roles, tend to wear a uniform. But what kind of uniform do care workers wear, you ask? We explain.
Investigation into the top 3 best selling non slip hospital socks uk suppliers. This article compares the styles, the fits and the stickiness of each non slip sock.
Infection control in care homes is a serious concern for the elderly, especially for care home residents with dementia. How do you ensure that you don’t suffer an infection outbreak at your care home? We’ve prepared a brief guide and helpful links.
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.
We summarised the current thinking on AI in healthcare, collated from leading sources. Read this to find out what the buzz is all about.
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?
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?