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…

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…

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…

How to stay healthy as a senior!

Sometimes, we can easily forget to take care of ourselves; whether it is helping maintain our physical, mental or emotional health. Especially seniors and caregivers can forget to look after all aspects of their health. But how can they approach their health in a different way? Here are some tips!

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…

How to improve mobility of seniors

“Control them without giving them the feeling you control them.” Social and technological tips to improve life of people with dementia.

For years dementia has been one of the major dead causes. One in five people will, at some point in life,  face this demolishing illness. About 70% of the people that have dementia are having the most recognisable version of dementia, called Alzheimer disease. Unfortunately there is not yet a remedy for this disease, but…