CARE & DEMENTIA SHOW EXHIBITOR NEWS HIGHLIGHTS
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1. Gainsborough Specialist Bathing, stand D10
- A new range of assistive baths will be unveiled by Gainsborough Specialist Bathing at the 2015 Care & Dementia Show
For 30 years Gainsborough has been regarded as the leader in specialist bathing and continues to be the proven choice for safeguarding the care and dignity of vulnerable bathers within care homes and hospitals. Being showcased for the first time in the UK at the Care & Dementia Show, these new powered baths will deliver significant clinical and economic advantages to the long-term care sector. Supported by new installation, maintenance and servicing programmes from Gainsborough, these baths will ensure that all bathing challenges are met.
Demonstrations of the new range, including products with powered transfer seats and height-adjustment features, will take place on stand D10. Gainsborough now offers improved care performance through enhanced bathing design, focusing more intricately on carer and bather needs. Significant time and attention has been spent by the Research and Development department to ensure the new range benefits from enhanced post-installation efficiencies, building upon Gainsborough’s unrivalled reputation as a first class maintenance and service provider. This introduction of new products and services is one of the most exciting developments in assisted bathing for decades.
2. Care Home Murals, stand K90
Care Home Murals are exhibiting their new range of cost-effective wallpaper murals at this year’s Care & Dementia Show. The company specialises in designing decorative wallpapers exclusively for use in care homes and other establishments, in particular those caring for residents and patients with dementia.
Following recent feedback from care homes, the new designs are visually striking and can transform corridors or rooms into a vibrant, meaningful space for all who live, visit and work.
Particularly relevant to residents with dementia, the life-size, detailed and colourful imagery used creates visual interest to engage the viewer and encourage response. Strong visual references help residents to identify different areas within their care home.
Shop Fronts feature prominently in Care Home Mural’s display with eight different designs available, each configurable to your choice of shop.
3. BaKare Beds Ltd, stand F24
BaKare Beds Ltd announce the arrival of the new Dementia Low Bed at Care & Dementia Show 2015. The Dementia Low Bed design has been achieved by collaboration with clinical therapists and experts that have an active interest in dementia. The aim of this bed is to make the user feel safe and secure and to also minimise the risk of falling. There is padding on the headboard, the side rails and on the footboard of the bed, this is to reduce the chances of the user sustaining an injury from knocking their head or their body on a hard surface.
4. Little Islands, stand H2
Little Islands will launch their new and unique ‘LifeWall’ at the Care & Dementia Show 2015. ‘LifeWalls’ are innovative and bespoke environments that enrich the lives of people living with Dementia by encouraging communication and activity. Positive outcomes are reduced feelings of anxiety and isolation, instead providing an opportunity for fun, happiness and an overall feeling of wellbeing.
5. Webroster Ltd, stand L50
Webroster Ltd will be demonstrating the newly launched Bee Messaging module for the field staff app Bee, which works alongside the workforce management system Webroster.net. The new Bee Messaging module can be seen on stand L50 at the 2015 Care and Dementia Show at the NEC in Birmingham; The module gives Webroster.net users the ability to send text based messages and booking enquiries to field staff using the Bee app from Webroster.net.
Webroster.net is a web based software system widely used within the care industry for workforce scheduling and monitoring; The system is ideal for organisations with a bank of carers to manage who need to visit a large number of homecare clients – all of whom have wide-ranging and specific requirements that need to be managed as effectively and efficiently as possible by those coordinating their visits.
Bee is an innovative Android app that works alongside Webroster.net. It allows field staff to be fully supported by providing information about the visit and client directly to their mobile phone. Lone worker safety is improved through an SOS button, this can be activated by the staff member to alter system administrators that a staff member security or well-being may be compromised. Pressing the button will call a mobile or landline, as well as send an email and SMS to pre-defined contacts. Staff member GPS location is sent via email and SMS if a GPS location is available. Security is a key feature of the app with all data protected by sophisticated SQLCipher encryption.
6. YTM Furniture Ltd, stand I50
Care home furniture manufacturer YTM has once again been announced as a finalist in the highly acclaimed SBID International Design Awards.
In 2014 YTM won the New Build Development category with Winchcombe Place, Care UK and are hoping to see success again in 2015; this year however SBID have created a new award dedicated to Healthcare Design, signifying the ever-increasing importance of interior design in this sector. YTM have entered the awards with Lakeview Care Home, an innovative and luxurious 58-bedroom new build from Hallmark Care Homes.