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.
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!
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!
Eight out of ten nurses feel they are under more pressure at work than they were twelve months ago. That were the results of a research held by Care Quality Commission. “I am sick of being treated like this”, said one survey respondent.
Health care management professionals need to serve as planners, chief executives, administrators and managers in institutions that monitor the health of men and women. That is the main reason the need for a professionally run health care management system is growing.
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.
Calas for mental health institutions Calas is Foston Europe´s vendor-independent system integration platform. System integration – bringing separate hardware systems together into one platform – is highly important in the healthcare environment. Foston Europe gives you the possibility to choose the systems, regardless of the brand or manufacturer, and Calas will integrate the systems for…