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…

How to be dementia friendly at work

Since the 10thof May there is a new campaign in the Netherlands. It is called “ dementia friendly at work” and in this campaign people that face clients with dementia are being asked to expand their knowledge about how to get along with people with dementia. To be able to do this, 11 free online…

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…

On holiday with dementia? We have some tips!

On holiday with your husband, your wife, your mother or your father. Sounds nice and fun. Go to a nearby town, go camping in the forest, or travel by plane to Portugal. All these destinations are nice, but when your loved one is suffering from dementia, it can be way more difficult than usually. In…

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…

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…