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…

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…

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…