Nice tips to prevent dehydration among elderly!

Summer, it’s getting closer. Meteorologically summer starts tomorrow! A nice time of the year for many people in the world. Nice weather, longer daylight and above all this time of the year is very cosy. Swimming in the nearest pool or in a natural lake, barbecuing, you name it. Nowadays the weather is warmer than…

Nursinghomes boring? No way! Check these videos!

These days you regularly hear about loneliness. Loneliness among elderly is one of the biggest concerns in today’s healthcare. Family members are often too busy, friends of these elderly people are often old and making new contacts often turns out to be difficult when you are no longer mobile yourself. Dementia also plays a major…

Top 8 accommodations for disabled people in Europe!

Go on holiday with your 79 year old father or take your 85 year old neighbor  to a nice vacation spot for a weekend. It sounds like a nice idea, but when these people are disabled, finding a suitable place to stay can be quite a challenge. Think of a wider passage when someone is…

New intern at Foston: Eva!

Since last Thursday a new intern has made her arrival at Foston Europe , Eva Andres will be joining the team for the next 3 months. Eva is a student who lives in France near the border of Switzerland and she is studying in her first year of the study international Trade Technical Degree. She chose…

How to be dementia friendly at work

Since the 10thof May there is a new campaign in the Netherlands. It is called “ dementia friendly at work” and in this campaign people that face clients with dementia are being asked to expand their knowledge about how to get along with people with dementia. To be able to do this, 11 free online…

12th of May: Give appreciation on International Nurses day!

Every year, on the 12thof May, it is International Nurses day. On this day, we remember the woman who brought the modern nursing of this time in our lives, Florence Nightingdale. This year we from Foston Europe want to speak out to all the nurses who are always ready to give everything they have to…

On holiday with dementia? We have some tips!

On holiday with your husband, your wife, your mother or your father. Sounds nice and fun. Go to a nearby town, go camping in the forest, or travel by plane to Portugal. All these destinations are nice, but when your loved one is suffering from dementia, it can be way more difficult than usually. In…

Enough sleep? Important!

Sleep is very important for general health and well-being. In sufficient quantity it supports our mental health, physical health and our quality of life in general. The topic of enough sleep is particularly important for older adults, as they often suffer from sleep disorders. How we sleep During sleep there are 4 different stages of…

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…