good bye Carlijn

Good bye Carlijn! We are saying goodbye to our Dutch intern Carlijn van Dijk. Carlijn has worked at Foston for almost 5 months. Currently, she successfully finished her internship period, and developed practical skills which she can use for her future. Carlijn has worked for the international marketing department of Foston and could use here…

Christmas star

Do you think of the elderly this time of the year?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Everybody is putting up the Christmas tree, everywhere little lights shine, Christmas stories are told at school and at the flower shops the Christmas stars are outside again. Everyone is looking forward, to a merry Christmas. Today is the 12th of December, the day of the Christmas…

The health care sector has to take the environment into account

Every day we are confronted with bad news about the earth and the environment. It is not for nothing, that responses are made to this and that protests arise. When situations like this affect people, there is always a group of people who are against the decision. For example, the Dutch government wanted to ensure…

BI for healthcare

How to prevent underdeveloped knowledge in the health care industry?

As the health care industry continues to grow, the need for a professional health care management system is growing too. There have been changes within determining new ways of managing the staff and communicating with patients. And with these changes many of the healthcare organisations these days are showing symptoms of underdeveloped knowledge of their…

Elderly person staying fit

Being strong and healthy increases the chance of happier ageing

Today’s article we have a collaboration from Alberto Bosquet, head coach at Fuertacos.es, he is going to explain to us the fundamental physical basis of every human being, the strength. Alberto – Head Couch of Fuertacos.es  Nursing homes are not full of people for lack of energy, if not for lack of strength because they…

How will the future look like for the elderly?

Last week there was a lot of news about cutting back on staff, which plays already for a longer period. As well, research discovered that more often employees are acting like carers but show fake diplomas. These things happen because there is a lot of demand for carers and often an urgent need to hire…

How will care homes look in the future?

The world population is growing, people become older and the individual needs of older generations are becoming more complex. That is why it is important for care homes to investigate in greater amounts of, more intelligent, technologies. When looking on the long-term, it is important to create a sustainable living environment to house patients, it…

you can forget about keys to manage access!

“With the SMARTair wireless access control system, you can forget about keys to manage access to your building from a single control point” – TESA, ASSA ABLOY At Foston, we find it very important that our clients feel safe and have easy access to a building or office. This was one of the reasons to…