With the season of change in the air, we’ve noticed a definite shift in focus toward new ways you can improve how you care for your clients.

Because we care about the work you deliver, we’d like to to help you assist your clients to live with greater independence in their own homes.

In this issue, we’ll highlight three recent care innovations we discovered, from digital aids and a great advice guide to support your clients with Alzheimer’s and dementia, to innovative personal care solutions.

Read on to find out how you can move your care to a new level.

We look forward to making new connections and reconnecting with old friends at the OT Show on 22nd and 23rd November. Do drop by Stand B72 to have a chat with us about our range of hoisting solutions.

Have you heard that The American Society on Ageing (ASA) and several senior care organisations are partnering with Gillette to pilot the latest tool in care-giving: a razor specifically designed to shave someone else?

During the three-month pilot phase, select professional senior care homes and assisted living communities in the United States and United Kingdom will trial samples of the razor in professional and at-home settings.

Request a Gillette sample – offer expires November 30th

With over 850,000 people are currently living with dementia and Alzheimer’s across the UK, we must remember there are many more people who feel the effects of the disease in their lives every day: the caregivers and families of those living with dementia or Alzheimer’s.

Did you know that 40% of family caregivers looking after someone with Alzheimer’s say they experience high or very high emotional stress levels? NRS Healthcare has released a Carer’s Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease in order to highlight the vital role that you play and to offer advice on dealing with specific situations you may encounter.

Download your FREE Carer’s Guide

Have you discovered the great new Iridis app that was launched on World Alzheimer’s Day – 21st September 2017?

The Iridis app has been created to make people’s homes more dementia friendly, with advice on how to change the light, furniture, colour contrast and reduce noise.

Available on Apple Store and Google Play, the free app is ideal for the family or care workers of people living at home but can also be adapted for hospitals and care homes.

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