Five apps to help people with dementia

There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over one million by 2025. It is currently an incurable condition so as staying mentally active...
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Adult social care: finding a sustainable solution

Extra-care housing was an initiative originally brought about under the last Labour government, who fostered the approach when an Extra Care Fund was set up by ministers to stimulate the market. ...
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Can a simple plug help people with dementia stay independent for longer?

A new research project underway in Sheffield looks at how a simple plug might help people with dementia live more independently. ...
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eMAR – The New Standard in Safety

Care Quality Pharmacy is a leading specialist care services provider. At the core of our drive to improve standards is our award winning eMAR system. Electronic MAR charts are the way...
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Cinemas across the UK hosted dementia-friendly screenings as part of World Alzheimer's Month

As part of World Alzheimer’s Month cinemas across the UK hosted screenings and therapy activities for the elderly. ...
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Meet our new Dementia Friends

We are proud to announce that five members of the team at Prysm Group have undertaken training to become Dementia Friends....
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8 reasons your current recruitment strategy within the care sector isn’t working

We’ve been working closely with more than 50 care organisations over the past 2 years, and we have gained a strong understanding of the most common issues faced amongst them. ...
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The Importance of Nurse Call Systems in the Care Industry

Whilst many initiatives have been undertaken by care homes across the UK to ensure the safety of their residents I can think of none more important than the installation of nurse...
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The First Inter-generational Care Home in the UK has Opened

The Nightingale House in South London has become the first ever inter-generational facility in the UK....
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New ‘Light your Night’ Initiative

A new initiative to help care home residents avoid falling during the night has been used by an Essex care home. ...
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The Care Industry Space and Time Continuum…

Due to the rise of life expectancy and need for care, an extra 71,215 care home spaces need to be generated in the next eight years. ...
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Caring communities: conquering loneliness in care homes

Loneliness in the elderly is as much of a risk factor for early death as smoking 15 cigarettes a day and is worse for a person’s health than obesity....
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Channel 4 Documentary Studies Affect Young Children have on the Health of Care Home Residents 

A recent study published in the news claims that being lonely is deadlier than obesity in the elderly. Channel 4’s new programme is hoping to tackle loneliness with their new study...
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Are Dementia Villages the Future of Care?

A new care initiative that replaces the typical care home environment with a specialist dementia village has been making the rounds in the news this year. ...
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Sharon Allen MBE Set to Headline Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo 2018

The Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo are delighted to announce that the CEO of Skills for Care, Sharon Allen MBE, will be a keynote speaker at the 2018 event being...
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The Rise of Technology within the Health & Care Sector

The “Rise of Technology” this article title in itself sounds almost Hollywood are we about to witness the rise of rebuilding our care infrastructure around a physical technology, no, this is...
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Ending the 'Russian roulette care choice'

Recent research has shown that those requiring care are playing ‘Russian roulette’ after the Care Quality Commission discovered that drug errors, lack of staff and falls were major problems throughout 24,000...
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How you can become successful in a care industry that needs to facilitate growth

The need for care in the UK is set to double in the next 25-30 years. The Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo is an event being held on 25th &...
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How Xenolyth helped Willow Park Healthcare

Willow Park Care Home is a 64-bed, purpose-built care home in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. The home offers affordable, independent living in top class surroundings, through its residential, dementia and nursing care...
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Alzheimer’s Society funds three new research centres of excellence

Alzhemier's Society have invested £2m each into three new research centres of excellence at University of Newcastle, UCL and University of Exeter....
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Martin Green OBE to headline NEW Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo 2018

The Prysm Group is delighted to announce that the internationally acclaimed Professor Martin Green OBE, the CEO of Care England (the largest representative body for independent social care services in the...
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REVOLUTIONARY HANDS FREE CRUTCH FROM AMERICA

The iWALK2.0 is an innovative hands free crutch that will be showcased for the very first time at Naidex 43...
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Microsoft and an NHS Trust to use Innovative Tech to Improve Patient Care

Microsoft and the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to use predictive technology and video calling to help boost patient care....
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New Project to Improve Patient Care and Save NHS Funds

In Wakefield, there is a project developing that aims to keep patients out of the hospital and get them home sooner when they do need to go....
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Innovative sensory tech case study from Naidex exhibitor Autumn UK

One of the exciting innovations launching at Naidex is the freestanding Bubble Wall from Autumn UK....
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NHS offer amputees advanced prosthetic technology

Ottobock UK has welcomed the Government’s decision to approve the funding for the long awaited, Clinical Commissioning Policy: Microprocessor Controlled Prosthetic Knees....
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