Understanding Dementia & Alzheimers Wandering
People with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, learning disabilities or a head injury may wander for many different reasons and understanding them can be an important step to managing the situation. People may wander because:
• They are searching for something they think they have lost
• They have hyperactivity and restlessness due to their [...]
Kiddisave is the largest baby nursery supplier in the UK. They provide a whole range of products for new born babies and young children.
Kiddisave began life in Walsall during 1988, and has grown massively over the last 25 years. Kiddisave pride themselves on being the biggest One Stop Baby Shop in the West Midlands.
Kiddisave now [...]
Elderly Falls Prevention
• Exercise and balance training – balance can be improved with gentle exercise to increase strength and coordination. The use of Balance Equipment can help with this.
• Regular health checks – particularly checking a person’s vision, blood pressure, blood sugars levels and eye sight. Ensure a person takes their medication regularly – falls [...]
Every year in the UK over 130,000 people in the UK have a Stroke. If this has happened to someone you are close to it can have a massive impact on your family and lifestyle. The following tips can help you to care for your loved one more safely and easily at home.
• A stroke [...]
Help is at hand for Buckinghamshire care homes following the launch of a new care equipment hire service by NRS Healthcare.August 1st, 2012 by Josh
The scheme is an extension to the work already being carried out across the county by NRS Healthcare, which operates the Integrated Community Equipment Service on behalf of Buckinghamshire County Council and NHS Buckinghamshire.
Sandra King, Brand Director of NRS Healthcare, explained: “We have launched the new scheme in response to guidance that was recently given [...]
NRS Healthcare has rebranded its extensive range of Stand-Alone Telecare Solutions under the ‘Safe & Well’ banner, whilst many new and improved products appear in the company’s latest 48-page, dedicated catalogue.
Stand-Alone Telecare equipment does not connect to monitoring or call centres so there is usually no on-going charge for using it. The equipment normally involves little or [...]
An extensive range of daily living aids and assistive technology equipment suitable for children and young people with special needs and disabilities is now available from NRS Healthcare.
The comprehensive selection is featured in a new dedicated 140-page catalogue from the leading supplier, set out within categories such as toileting & bathroom aids, seating & positioning, [...]