Surveys carried out in several European countries show that 1 out of every 20 people in the total population are experiencing involuntary urine loss at some stage in their lives. In some age groups, this can even increase to 1 out of every 5.
While you may not have positioned yourself as a Dementia Care Home, chances are that either now or in the future, you will end up caring for someone with dementia. Many organisations will tell you all about the complicated things you should or could do to your bedrooms to make them dementia friendly.
Berwick launch their election manifesto. Enjoy!
Berwick celebrate having been awarded ‘Best General Supplies’ at the Care Home Awards.
Berwick Care, one of the industry leaders in profiling beds have today launched a useful guide on how to buy profiling beds.
Welcome Wallace Carron. In conjunction with his school, Berwick have sponsored Wallace through the final two years of his studies, including valuable work experience.
You may not have positioned yourself as a Care Home for Dementia sufferers, but chances are that either now or in the future, you will care for someone with dementia.
Due to its hardwearing properties, faux leather (vinyl) is a popular choice in demanding Care and Nursing Home environments. Regular care and maintenance is essential in order to maintain the longevity and appearance of the product. To assist you with this we have compiled a guide to cleaning and caring for your Berwick faux leather (vinyl) upholstery.
Lighting strategies can reduce the impact of Dementia.
Today is the first day for Tristan Brassey, Director of Berwick Care, in his new role of Care Home Awards judge where further evidence of the health of this vibrant industry is plain to see.
Having loyally served both of Berwick Care and its customers for the last five years, Nathan was this year promoted to a newly created position, Product Specialist – Furniture and Equipment.
Stuart McMillan of Prochem, shown here handing the award to Mark Brassey of Berwick Care, visited Berwick to acknowledge the exceptional performance of the team of Product Specialists in 2016.
Carl Brassey, Project Manager for berwickinteriors.co is celebrating having completed the RIBA approved DSDC Dementia + Design course.
If you pierce or puncture your skin with a used needle, follow this first aid advice immediately.
Berwick are delighted to be one of just 54 organisations to make it to the final plenary sessions of the judging panels for the 2017 Care Home Awards.
Poorly fitted bed rails have been known to cause asphyxiation where a resident’s neck, chest or limbs have become trapped in gaps between the bed rails, or between the bed rail and the bed, headboard or mattress.
Act-tea-vists from Berwick Care gathered for a ‘Time for a Cuppa Tea Party’ on Friday the 3rd March, and raised £60 to help fund more Admiral Nurses (specialist dementia nurses).
In readiness for their extensive growth plans, Berwick have invested in key staff and are pleased to appoint Ovidiu Sima as Logistics Manager to the team.
Questions and Answers with Sarah Evans, our in-house Accountant.
With huge advances in waterproof and hygiene technology complimenting some stunning designs, soft textile upholstery fabric is becoming an increasingly popular choice in demanding Care Home environments.
As reported by the BBC, a woman has become the first nurse in England to be struck off for failing to wash her hands after treating a patient with MRSA.
An investigation has been launched after a man died from eating a bleach tablet in a Newcastle care home, where it is understood the unnamed resident managed to get his hands on the cleaning tablet which he then swallowed. He died as a result, despite being rushed to hospital.
Mealtimes are a big part of your residents’ lives, an area often scrutinised by CQC inspectors with Regulation 14: Meeting nutritional and hydration needs.
Care Quality Commission (CQC) are increasingly looking at the environment to assess cleanliness and hygiene.
Tips for Designing a Dementia Friendly Care Home
Berwick are pleased to welcome Lynne, specialist Interior Designer. Highly experienced and qualified in design for dementia friendly environments, she uses both science and style, in that order.
North West NHS Foundation Trust has been fined over inappropriate management of the use of bedrails. Following a guilty plea in the Magistrates’ Court the District Judge referred the case to Carlisle Crown Court for sentencing.
Are You Opening Your Doors On The 17th June? Remember First Impressions Count.
How do your Care and Hygiene disposables costs compare with national averages?
The right chair will improve behaviour. What do you think?
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Berwick continue to thrive and were pleased to introduce two new members to the Sales Team at the beginning of the year.
The Care Sector have again come together to write to both the Chancellor of Exchequer and Secretaries of State for the Department of Health, Department of Communities and Local Government to help face the challenge to meet the requirements of the disabled, elderly and their carers.
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First Impressions Count!
We are pleased to be able to present our new website for 2014.