News posts for 'June 2022'

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 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

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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, March 4, 2022
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 ...Read More?

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Designing for Dining

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 ...Read More?

Posted on 24 Oct

How to put up Roman Blinds?

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?