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 can be very unfamiliar to residents and even a little confusing. It is important to get them as comfortable and orientated as possible. Especially those with dementia our ability to navigate decreases with age and each new day can cause new levels of confusion as memories of yesterday quickly disappear.
Every new build or refurbishment design we work on we take these factors into consideration.
It is important to validate and show empathy to new residents who will find changes of scenery confusing and sometimes even a little scary. Using this e
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
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
World events and Furniture supply
In the UK the fallout from Brexit, Russia’s War in Ukraine and Cost of living has managed to reach the world of Care Home Furniture. We are going to explain wh
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
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