Thursday, May 11, 2023
Designing or refurbishing your care home is often an exciting time. Choosing wallpaper designs, accessorising your space with beautiful soft furnishings, artwork, pictures, vases and trinkets, and fine-tuning your layout are at the top of your to-do list, along with matching your furniture to your chosen interior design schemes. But have you thought about the type of furniture required for a commercial environment?  All healthcare environments require sturdy and durable furniture. You may think that furniture bought from a high street retailer is suitable for your care home, they look the same, right? Well actually, this isn’t the case. Furniture you buy for your own home doesn’t adhere to the sam

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Friday, May 5, 2023
We work with leading contract carpet suppliers to provide the correct flooring for care homes. We ensure that we only work with those who follow our precise requirements in terms of offering dementia ...Read More?
Friday, April 28, 2023
  Often people talk about the more practical dementia friendly design features. However, at Renray Healthcare we believe it is not as easy to just focus on this, we want to dig further. We ge ...Read More?
Friday, April 21, 2023
A resident with Alzheimer's may suffer frequently from anxiety. This means they become restless, causing a need to move around, or become upset in certain places or when focused on specific details. ...Read More?
Monday, April 17, 2023
Mental health furniture plays a critical role in creating a safe and comfortable situation for patients in challenging environments such as care facilities and mental health units. The design of this ...Read More?
Friday, April 14, 2023
Moving away from the old-fashioned view of care homes… In recent years, the perception of care homes has shifted away from its traditional image of drab and old-fashioned establishments, ...Read More?
Friday, April 7, 2023
Whether you’re planning a big Coronation party or perhaps a more understated event, here are a few ways to get the celebrations started for your residents.   1. MAKE CORONATION DECORATION ...Read More?
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Hoists are essential equipment used in care facilities to assist the elderly with mobility and transfers. They provide a safe and comfortable way to lift and move patients who have limited mobility, r ...Read More?
Friday, March 31, 2023
Designing spaces and furniture for the elderly requires careful consideration of their unique needs and requirements. Here are ten design considerations to keep in mind when designing furniture for th ...Read More?
Friday, March 24, 2023
Furniture for care homes is evolving to meet the changing needs of residents and care providers. Here are some ways in which furniture is evolving for care homes: Increased functionality: Care ...Read More?
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Electric beds or Adjustable beds or profiling beds, whatever you call them, all plug into an electrical socket and cost you money. But how much money do they cost a year to the average healthcare faci ...Read More?
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Using good furniture to promote wellness Resident wellbeing is linked to their overall physical, mental, social, and emotional state and it is of paramount importance to care homes. Wellbeing must be ...Read More?
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Curtains are a crucial element in any interior design, especially in care facilities. They not only provide privacy and light control but also add warmth and style to the room. One way to elevate the ...Read More?
Monday, March 13, 2023
Almost every care mattress in use today offers pain relief for pressure sores and ulcers. The nature of sleeping or being bedridden transforms the bed into a high-risk zone for developing ulcers ...Read More?
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
We all know about the physical benefits that electric adjustable beds can bring. From reducing pain and discomfort to helping people achieve a comfortable night's sleep, these beds are an invaluable a ...Read More?
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
When considering profiling beds for your care home, it is essential to ensure that it is comfortable and supportive enough for your residents. It should also provide the necessary safety features that ...Read More?
Friday, February 24, 2023
Investing in new care home interiors are often seen as a significant outlay which can be a struggle to justify. On the contrary investing in interiors offers a substantial return on investment. A hom ...Read More?
Friday, February 17, 2023
Designing a space for individuals with dementia requires careful consideration of color and design. Here are some dementia-friendly colors and designs to consider: Use contrasting colors: High- ...Read More?
Thursday, February 16, 2023
Curtains are an essential part of any home décor. They not only add style and elegance to your interiors but also provide privacy and block out light. However, the right curtain heading can mak ...Read More?
Friday, February 10, 2023
The Benefits Of A Sensory Room In Your Care Home? A sensory room is a therapeutic space designed to provide a range of sensory experiences for individuals with sensory processing difficulties, deve ...Read More?
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Creating communal spaces in hospitals is an essential aspect of designing a healthcare environment that fosters community, comfort, and healing. Hospital furniture and NHS furniture play a crucial rol ...Read More?
Friday, February 3, 2023
Creating a dementia-friendly living room can make a significant difference in the quality of life and well-being of people living with dementia. Here are some tips on how to create a dementia-friend ...Read More?
Friday, January 27, 2023
When designing a communal area for a care home, here are some important considerations to keep in mind relating to furniture: Comfort: The furniture should be comfortable and supportive, partic ...Read More?
Friday, January 20, 2023
Moving from the comfort of home into an unfamiliar care home can be unnerving. it’s imperative to create a warm, welcoming environment to make the transition smooth and non-disruptive. The bedr ...Read More?
Friday, January 13, 2023
We know the need for a contrast between surfaces, furniture and objects is important, as contrast provides the definition required for residents with visual impairments to navigate their space due to ...Read More?
Friday, January 6, 2023
The Care Quality Commission recently announced changes to its assessment framework. The new assessments will be more focused on residents and people. Here are the key take-aways to help you prepare f ...Read More?
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Maintaining the dignity of residents is a top priority in care homes, and the right furniture can play a crucial role in achieving this goal. Furniture that is designed with the needs and comfort of r ...Read More?
Sunday, January 1, 2023
Designing or refurbishing your care home is often an exciting time. Choosing wallpaper designs, accessorising your space with odds and ends and fine-tuning your layout certainly are at the top of you ...Read More?
Monday, November 28, 2022
This year on the 25th of November, we attended the Care Sector Supplier Awards which was held at an amazing venue in London, full of wonderful people from the care sector. During our time there we wer ...Read More?
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Profiling beds are adjustable beds that can be raised, lowered, and tilted at various angles to support people with varying levels of mobility and comfort needs. These beds play a critical role in p ...Read More?
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
What is a profiling bed? A profiling bed is an excellent option for people who may need additional support when positioning in bed or spending extended periods of time in bed. Profiling beds are elec ...Read More?
Friday, August 5, 2022
Designing for Demenita - Dining Room We explore why the design of dining rooms and the products used in them is crucial to supporting people living with dementia. Over recent years we have explored ...Read More?
Friday, July 29, 2022
Roman blinds are very popular in care homes. They offer a more nuanced way of modulating sun light, offer greater privacy and the fabric design options are practically infinite. Fitting Roman blinds ...Read More?
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Foam mattresses are the most commonly used style of mattresses you might find in care homes. They are useful as they can adapt to a range of environments and pressure area care properties. But what ex ...Read More?
Thursday, July 14, 2022
What Does Bariatric Mean? The term bariatric is used to describe the branch of medicine that deals with and treats obesity. Quality of life for bariatric patients can be greatly improved through ...Read More?
Friday, July 1, 2022
Care Homes were badly affected by the covid-19 pandemic. One thing that has come out of it is a new way of looking at care home improvements. Where as hygiene and health have always been important fac ...Read More?
Friday, June 24, 2022
What is Reminiscence Therapy? Masny care homes and Healthcare environments use Reminiscence Therapy (RT) to engage their residents. It is frequently used to treat dementia or severe memory loss. RT w ...Read More?
Friday, June 17, 2022
The Alzheimer’s Society predicts by 2040 circa 1.6 million people will be living with dementia. * Already, 70% of residents within care homes have dementia or severe memory issues. * With the ...Read More?
Friday, June 10, 2022
At night, with the lights off we would all have a good crack at navigating our homes. We would know roughly where light switches were and where the creaky floorboards are. Entering a new care home ca ...Read More?
Friday, June 3, 2022
Improving Quality of life in Care Homes Care home managers and healthcare professionals are always looking for ways to enhance the quality of life for care home residents. We get asked this a lot wh ...Read More?
Friday, May 27, 2022
Wayfinding is a vital component of any care home design, when used effectively it can dampen the stresses of dementia and boost the wellbeing of residents. Care Homes needn’t be drab affairs a ...Read More?
Friday, May 20, 2022
Recliner chairs can serve an incredibly important purpose in your care home. They have capabilities standard care home furniture chairs don’t necessarily offer. Recliners mainly help in the eas ...Read More?
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
We are thrilled to announce we have become a proud sponsor of the Care Workers Charity. We are unbelievably proud to be part of this charity and campaign to support those that support our friends and ...Read More?
Friday, May 13, 2022
The sun is starting to hang around in the UK and we thought a handy little guide highlighting the benefits of the outdoors to your residents. Also, we will point out a few tips to enhance the care of ...Read More?
Friday, May 6, 2022
We like to help crack the world of pressure area care which can often be a world full of strange jargon. This blog is going to explain the idea of dynamic mattresses and static mattresses. Both styles ...Read More?
Friday, April 29, 2022
A primary misconception about loneliness is that it can only affect those who live on their own and who don’t have regular social contact. However, recent research shows that people who live in ...Read More?
Friday, April 22, 2022
The need for high quality pressure relieving mattresses is essential in the care environment. However, when is it time to consider a replacement. After a while the effectiveness of your mattress on yo ...Read More?
Friday, April 15, 2022
Most profiling beds in care environments will be able to assume the Trendelenburg position. This where the bed moves to a slope where the feet will be at the top and head at the bottom. First charact ...Read More?
Monday, April 11, 2022
In order to ensure the long-term comfort and usefulness of the chairs you buy, it's important to carefully consider all the available options when choosing the upholstery for your care home lounge cha ...Read More?
Friday, April 8, 2022
When reading about pressure sores you may have stumbled across something called a Waterlow score. Well wonder no more. We will help define it and explain how it can help you in assessing pressure sore ...Read More?

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Posted on 11 May

Benefits of Using Contract Furniture in Care Homes

Designing or refurbishing your care home is often an exciting time. Choosing wallpaper designs, accessorising your space with beautiful soft furnishings, artwork, pictures, vases and trinke ...Read More?

Posted on 22 May

Dementia Friendly Carpets

We work with leading contract carpet suppliers to provide the correct flooring for care homes. We ensure that we only work with those who follow our precise requirements in terms of offering dementia ...Read More?