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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…

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…

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…

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!

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…

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…

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…

ISECO Systems Wins Red Cross Public Tender

In August, ISECO Systems won the public contest of Red Cross to equip access control systems to all its buildings in Spain, with the technology of Tesa Assa-Abloy. As the world’s leading lock group, Assa-Abloy offers a more complete range of access control systems than any other company on the market. Tesa not only offers door devices, but also wall devices and devices that are designed on special applications such as lockers or drawers.

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5 Astounding Technological Innovations for Healthcare

We live in a time where technological innovations are all around us. Nothing really surprises us anymore. However, there are some new developments and possibilities, that can still blow our minds, like these 5 astounding technological innovations! 1. Robots Some find it a scary idea and others want one right now; either way this technology…

Noises disturb people in healthcare environments: “It can impact their recovery”

As many people age, they develop a common hearing loss condition, called Presbycusis, in which hearing gradually deteriorates and certain sounds become distorted. But it´s not just music that can be painful for older ears, little noises at a hospital environment can also be disturbing for the patients. For hospitals, it´s hard to change little noises that just exist, but a recent study shows that even small changes can make a big impact on hospital noise levels. In the research they also upgraded patient rooms and the central nursing station with smart monitors which helped cut down on unnecessary alarms. Foston Europe is able to integrate those typical nursecall systems where the alert goes to a panel with lights or a buzzer and derive those noisy systems to a DECT phone, smartphone app or screen in a way that the sound is not disturbing any patients.