Mobility articles

Raizer deal gives a lift to retirement villages across the UK

Raizer deal gives a lift to retirement villages across the UK

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust has recently invested in some Raizer emergency lifting chairs to help residents get back on their feet across 21 retirement villages.

Care home residents left stranded upstairs after lift failure

Residents at a Four Seasons care home have been left stranded upstairs for almost three weeks following a lift failure.

Mobility chairs halve care home’s hoisting transfers

Hoisting transfers have been halved at a Shropshire care home following the introduction of specialist mobility lounge chairs.

Gainsborough retains Four Seasons assistive bath contract

Four Seasons Healthcare has re-appointed Gainsborough as its assistive baths supplier.

SUPPLIER FOCUS: Fire Marshal ‘super-training’ for your care home!

If you hold fire marshal responsibilities within your care home, you will know the importance of training to safely and efficiently carry out high risk moves in an emergency.

£80k ceiling hoist installation to benefit Welsh care home group

North Wales-based care home group, Cariad Care Homes, is continuing a programme of improvements which has seen it invest £750,000 at the homes over the past six years.

Virtual Reality helps reduce falls risk

Virtual Reality equipment has helped three Belong Care Village residents complete a falls prevention course.

Santander supports Beaucare Medical MBO

Harrogate based Beaucare Medicare, one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of medical, nursing and hygiene suppliers, has announced the successful completion of a management buy-out (MBO).

Study calls for more active elderly lifestyle

Promoting a more active elderly lifestyle could save billions of pounds in health and social care costs, a new report says.

Closomat highlights bathroom tax relief

Toileting solutions provider Closomat says a tax break means care home providers can invest in bathroom products for free.