Ageing in different parts of the world

Ageing in different parts of the world

We have written before about an ageing population, especially about the ageing population in the Netherlands. Now it is time to write about ageing in different parts of the world. Since not only the Dutch or European population is ageing, but the whole world population, in varying degrees, is showing signs of ageing. In general,…

Pilot installations

Foston Europe and NevisQ started pilot installations in Valencia

The smart sensor is assisting nurses with fall detections A little while ago, we wrote about a meeting we had with NevisQ, and about possible pilot installations of their smart sensor for fall detection. This week we are happy to announce that we have made the pilot installations of the smart sensor. David Link from…

the spanish view on homecare

The Spanish view on Homecare

Like in many other countries, telecare and telemedicine are used in Spanish home care. Care, counseling and monitoring of health can be offered through the internet. Professionals and family can keep an eye on home residents and ensure their well-being. Spain has many beautiful traditions and one of them is taking care of the elderly…

project safe-ech

Project SAFE-ECH – Technology

The project SAFE-ECH is a new Iseco project, the Spanish division of Foston. Iseco is in cooperation with the two partner companies Solimar and the Polytechnic University of Valencia. The goal of the project is to develop and implement a monitoring and controlling system for the supervision of care institutions. Safety, health and comfort for…

care group solimar logo

Care group Solimar: Our partners in the spotlight

Care group Solimar is an in Valencia established company, that is specialized in the management of more than 1200 places spread out over seven healthcare centers in the Valencian region. Besides the healthcare centers, Solimar also offers other facilities, like day care, home care, short-term stays, recovery stays and intensive care for neurological recovery. By…

elderly fall nine times get up 10 - hand of an elder

Elderly: Fall nine times, get up 10!

The term falling refers to the event of sudden and involuntary drop or descend to the ground. In the Netherlands, more than 30% of the elderly over 65 years old fall once a year and 15% fall more than once a year. When the elderly get older, the risk of falling also increases. When elderly still…