More balance in your work in the care sector? 10 tips!

The pressure on workers in the healthcare sector is getting bigger and bigger. Nurses are choosing for a career as self-employed, more and more people are in need of care and the budget for care isn’t being used properly, which makes low earnings in the healthcare sector. A lot of money is lost on things…

How to stay healthy as a senior!

Sometimes, we can easily forget to take care of ourselves; whether it is helping maintain our physical, mental or emotional health. Especially seniors and caregivers can forget to look after all aspects of their health. But how can they approach their health in a different way? Here are some tips!

Experience story Foston: “I feel way more safe now.”

Foston is a Spanish company that was originally founded in 1998. Since the founding, the company has been specialized in offering technology services with great added value to its clients and users in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market. Foston strives to improve the healthcare environment for residents, caregivers, and management by providing technological…

EHCI: Which country is the best when it comes to healthcare?

Due to the financial crisis of 2008-2013, measures in healthcare were getting more strict, and costs were cut all over. Nevertheless, European Healthcare keeps producing better results. Survival rates of several diseases such as heart disease, stroke and cancer, are all increasing. Another thing that is increasing every year is the average age and life…

Tools that are needed for a good nursing home

When living at home is no longer an option, elderly and their loved must be able to count on good care in a nursing home. Nowadays focus in the care sector is more and more based on the person, which means that the way of care and the intensity of it differs per individual. There…

CARE AND TECHNOLOGY: THESE GADGETS CANNOT BE FORGOTTEN IN THE FUTURE!

  Society changes. For this reason, it is important for healthcare to change. Vulnerable elderly people continue to live at home more often and care institutions are providing more complex care. To keep up, technological developments in healthcare are very important. Sometimes, however, it seems as if technological developments are beginning to catch on. This…

Healthy Ageing: tips for care professionals and ourselves

  Nowadays, we are getting older. The life expectancy currently is around 79, but in 2030 it will be around 90 years old. However, getting older does not automatically mean we also stay healthy at this age. The quality of life can actually be deteriorated. Because of this, healthy ageing is so important. A healthy…

How to improve mobility of seniors

“Control them without giving them the feeling you control them.” Social and technological tips to improve life of people with dementia.

For years dementia has been one of the major dead causes. One in five people will, at some point in life,  face this demolishing illness. About 70% of the people that have dementia are having the most recognisable version of dementia, called Alzheimer disease. Unfortunately there is not yet a remedy for this disease, but…

Trends in Elderly Care: This will be the life for people over 65 in 2035.

Loneliness, short of staff, cuts in costs, all of them are reasons why there are a lot of complaints when it comes to elderly care. Luckily, there will be some developments in the future that may end all these negative pronunciations. Although we cannot know what the future will look like, there are some trends…

New at FOSTON EUROPE: Dutch and Spanish Interns!

Since last Monday 2 new interns have started at Foston Europe. Sanne Drost and Laura Jover will be helping and strengthen the team for the upcoming 5 months. Sanne is a Dutch student that lives near Zwolle, and is studying International Business and Languages. She is currently in her third year. She has chosen to…