Comfort is a key factor when purchasing furniture. Some chairs boast a high-end, luxury design and whilst they look the part, they often lack the comfort factor. Fortunately, there are types of chairs available that have been designed with a close focus on comfort.
An easy chair can be described as ‘a chair that allows you to relax comfortably’, and will often recline. Easy chairs are quite often found in care homes, where patients spend long periods sat down. If a patient is sat for long periods then it is recommended to take the weight off the seated area, which is why they are usually reclined. The opposite of easy chairs is ‘task chairs’ which are designed for people who sit at a desk or a table, for example, a
Keeping patients calm and comfortable at all times is a top priority in a healthcare establishment, which is why high-quality hospital equipment is essential. Hospital or doctors’ visi
Like many healthcare set-ups, nurses job roles are becoming increasingly more demanding and healthcare professionals are looking at ways to reduce this by increasing efficiencies. Bedside lockers are
Almost every care mattresses 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 or
It’s no secret that the older we get, the less mobile and flexible we become and therefore sitting down and getting up from a chair can be an issue. There is lots of seating available on the mar
Designing for Dining
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 best practise in
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