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…

Internet of Things

How digital technology is changing healthcare

Technology is considered to be the driving force behind improvements in healthcare and when you look at the amount of changes over the last couple of years, it is hard to disagree with that. This is how digital technology is changing healthcare.

Make lonely elderly, feel a little less lonely this Christmas

A lot of elderly are feeling lonely and often even depressed. Some of them still live at home and others in nursing homes, often far away or without family and friends. Sadly, it gets even harder during the holiday season. Want to make a difference this year? Here are some things you can do to make lonely elderly feel a little less lonely this Christmas!

Iseco’s office improvement!

The office of Iseco went under some major changes these last two months, and this week the big move took place. Over the last two months al lot of Iseco’s employees had to make some changes in their working spaces. Last week however, the first floor was done and improved by new floors, fresh painting and a modern look!

How to choose a good care home!

How to choose a good care home? When it is no longer possible to take care of ourselves or our loved ones, or to live in our own homes, it might be time to start looking for a care home. But how do you make this decision? Where do you pay attention to and what is the most important thing in order to choose? To help you, we made a list of points to consider!