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Friday, January 21, 2022
Types of Care Home Chairs Seating is one of the most important considerations care homes need to make for their residents. As well as being practical to the environment they also need to be designed for the needs of residents, but they needn’t be drab affairs and there are many varieties and styles that will suit the theme of any nursing home. Read on to go through the common types of chair that will enhance your care home. Low Back Chairs This style of chair is designed to support the lower back. The backrest is shallow and intended to flex slightly, whilst offer lower lumbar care. Low back chairs are not intended for extended periods of sitting, or who can keep easily distribute their weight in the chair, therefore avoiding p

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Monday, January 10, 2022
Ultimate Guide to Curtain Installation Measuring up for new curtains in your care home can come across as a little fiddly and lead to embarrassment if curtains are the wrong size for the space they ...Read More?
Monday, January 10, 2022
An overbed or over chair table is a type of portable table that is placed over a user whilst they're sitting or lying down. The table's surface can then be used from a bed or a lounge chair. Thus, the ...Read More?
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Christmas is on us and the festive day is around the corner. The last 18 months has been difficult and this time of year can be particularly problematic. Positivity can be forced on us and it is absol ...Read More?
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Exposure to cold temperatures through winter can affect anyone. However, the repercussions of the cold for the elderly is far greater. As we get older our bodies lose the ability to protect us against ...Read More?
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Stepping into any hospital and you are likely to find a mixture of ward furniture from a growing number of NHS contract approved suppliers (Such as ourselves). But hospitals are more nuanced now, with ...Read More?
Monday, November 29, 2021
Future of Good Care Home Environments For many people the idea of having to chose a care home a problem for the future. The government is actively thinking of creative ways in which it can provide fo ...Read More?
Monday, November 29, 2021
Positive Care Home Design for Residents Good care home interior design is vital to the happiness and wellbeing of your residents.  Experienced staff and quality clinical care is no longer enough ...Read More?
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
How to care for residents returning from hospital It is really important for care home managers to know and understand the support and care needs of residents who are being moved in and out of hospit ...Read More?
Monday, November 8, 2021
When it comes to how we as a nation care for those who served in the Armed Forces, ‘dignity’ and ‘respect’ should be the watch words. Just as each and every one of us has a uni ...Read More?
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
  Since the government announced its plans to introduce compulsory vaccination for anyone (unless exempt) entering a care home setting in June, the industry has been waiting for further details ...Read More?
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
For the senior living, when they live in a care home - that is their home. The expectation for care homes is not only to be safe but a pleasant place to live. The elderly’s experiences in a care ...Read More?
Monday, October 11, 2021
An audit is making sure that your care home is according to your policies, procedures, care plans and other related documentation. A furniture audit is a quality check to analyse the lifespan of patie ...Read More?
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Hackitt Report & Fire safety Act 2021 – What Could This Mean for Your Care Home? After the Grenfell Fire Disaster in 2017 the Hackitt Report was set up and released to ensure such tragic ev ...Read More?
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Creating a comprehensive NHS Furniture Product Range is one of Renray Healthcare’s proudest achievements. It is both an essential service and a huge honour to supply healthcare furniture, as the ...Read More?
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Natasha’s Law Explained: PPDS Food Labelling Natasha’s Law will come into effect on 1st October this year. This new law obliges all food businesses to label a full list of ingredients and ...Read More?
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
In September 2019, NHS Shared Business Services launched the Design, Furniture and Appliances Framework to allow public sector organisations to procure through an online NHS supplier portal. To view l ...Read More?
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
As you get older, it’s important to keep care home essentials somewhere close by. The location that you choose, not only needs to be familiar and safe but also private and especially secure. Thi ...Read More?
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Fear of wandering is a big concern for those looking after dementia patients in Care Homes or within their own families. It is a major risk for those living with dementia as, according to the Alzheime ...Read More?
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Building a new care home from scratch can be a stressful task. As a result, one solution for projects of this size is to use a company providing turnkey furniture solutions. These organisations handle ...Read More?
Monday, July 19, 2021
As we get older, it can become more challenging to get a good night's sleep, especially in summer. After all, the increased hours of daylight and the heat of some evenings can really disrupt sleep for ...Read More?
Monday, July 12, 2021
When it’s too hot for too long, there can be significant health risks for the elderly and Care Residents. So, here are our tips for keeping cool in care homes during hot weather. Why is hot w ...Read More?
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
There are a wide variety of Care Home Facilities available to meet the needs of older adults, from dementia and nursing care to residential and live-in options. Therefore, because choosing the right ...Read More?
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
When you’re considering the purchase of new Care Home Lounge Furniture, a great deal of thought should go behind your decision. After all, lounge furniture is an important element for creating a ...Read More?
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Compared to a year ago when Renray was pulling out all the stops to supply beds to the NHS for the new Nightingale hospitals, our world now seems to be a brighter place. Renray’s factory is i ...Read More?
Monday, May 17, 2021
Like with the Future of Care Homes, waiting rooms will enter into a new normal after the Covid-19 pandemic. This means that facilities both in & out of the Healthcare Sector will need to improve t ...Read More?
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Now more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that your care home or healthcare facility has an effective health and hygiene standard is crucial. Indeed, it is one of the key ways that you ...Read More?
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Healthy meal plans are vital at any age, but for older adults and care home residents there are different needs to meet. So, here's a guide by Renray Healthcare on making the most nutritious meals for ...Read More?
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
There are significant advantages to be had from providing activities for the elderly in care homes. This goes for both the residents, who enjoy countless physical and mental health benefits and for th ...Read More?
Sunday, March 21, 2021
Ten considerations for creating a dementia friendly home Alzheimer’s progressively erodes memory and other brain functions. Talking about Alzheimer’s and dementia helps reduce the stigma ...Read More?
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Coronavirus has left an incredibly heavy toll on both care residents and staff in the sector. Indeed, the pandemic has resulted in many considerations on healthcare, including reassessments on what th ...Read More?
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
This month marks a full year since care homes had to close their doors for the safety of their residents. Lockdown restrictions that were first implemented in March 2020 meant that most care home visi ...Read More?
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Colours can have a major impact on our mood and emotional wellbeing. This is because we associate certain colours with different moods, especially when we’re noticing them regularly. It’s ...Read More?
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Physical fitness provides benefits at any age but the health advantages for more active older adults, seniors and Care Home residents are arguably more pronounced. It can mean more independence for so ...Read More?
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
In the healthcare sector, indeed in any sector that is conscious about hygiene, antimicrobial materials are essential. Unlike antibacterial surfaces, which only destroy or limit the growth of bacteria ...Read More?
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
You may be considering getting a hospital bed for your home if you or a loved one requires additional support, or you’re preparing for discharge from a medical facility. Hospital beds offer esse ...Read More?
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Hundreds of thousands of, mostly, elderly people live with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Identifying this in a loved can be difficult as many conflate the signs of Alzheimer’s and Demen ...Read More?
Monday, December 21, 2020
For any care or nursing home facility, the varying needs of their elderly residents must be effectively met. As both provide 24-hour care, these facilities often have to spend more on maintaining thei ...Read More?
Thursday, November 26, 2020
For care home facilities with residents living with dementia, designing any room to be safe, practical, and comfortable can present some difficulties. Indeed, for care homes, many of the issues revolv ...Read More?
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
If someone close to you is consistently having trouble with essential tasks in their daily lives, then it might be the right moment to consider a form of long-term care. In the UK, services of this na ...Read More?
Thursday, November 19, 2020
STOP Pressure Ulcer Day is a global annual event in which industry, healthcare professionals, the public and media come together to help raise awareness of pressure ulcers – something many peopl ...Read More?
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Upholstered furniture within care home settings, such as sofas and armchairs, require regular cleaning to aide infection control and keep your furntiure looking its best. Below are Renray's top upho ...Read More?
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Whether it’s for an individual, health care facility, or a care home, a Low Profiling Bed is a big investment when compared to divan beds. However, the benefits of this type of bed to both a pat ...Read More?
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
For over 50 years, Renray Healthcare has been supplying high-quality furniture to various sectors within the healthcare industry. So, this is our introductory guide to one of the most essential sector ...Read More?
Monday, October 5, 2020
Ward furniture needs to incorporate design features that aid infection control and reduce manual handling and pressure sore risks. Whether patients and visitors are spending one night or months on a w ...Read More?
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
A care home mattress is a pressure care mattress designed to provide support, comfort and reduce the risk of pressure ulcers for residents. They are vital for supporting the comfort of care home ...Read More?
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
What is a care home bed? Care home beds can have a range of specifications and features but all are used as a place for residents to rest and sleep in vastly improved comfort. Because of the help th ...Read More?
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
As an established UK manufacturer of healthcare furniture, the experience our customers have working with Renray is of the utmost importance to us. Our aim is to provide a first class service, not onl ...Read More?
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Overbed tables are designed specially so the base can easily slot underneath a bed, providing the patient with a stable surface to eat, drink or read their newspaper. They’re often adjustable so ...Read More?
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Healthcare facilities and care homes demand specific requirements when it comes to buying medical furniture. Whether you are furnishing a new hospital ward or refurbishing an existing care home, there ...Read More?

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Posted on 21 Jan

Types of Care Home Chair

Types of Care Home Chairs Seating is one of the most important considerations care homes need to make for their residents. As well as being practical to the environment they also need to be designe ...Read More?

Posted on 10 Jan

Ultimate Guide to Curtain Installation

Ultimate Guide to Curtain Installation Measuring up for new curtains in your care home can come across as a little fiddly and lead to embarrassment if curtains are the wrong size for the space they ...Read More?