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April 08, 2019

New App Launched To Provide Carers With An Interactive Post Falls Assessment Tool

A free interactive post falls assessment tool devised by the West Midlands Ambulance Service has officially launched and is [...]
March 01, 2019

Collaboration Launched To Safeguard The Lives Of Care Home Residents

An initiative to safeguard the lives of care home residents and reduce the impact on ambulance services, particularly during [...]
Care home fall

Frequently Asked Questions About: Falls In The Elderly

Mangar Health is a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of inflatable moving and handling equipment, designed [...]

Why Post Falls Management Is Being Given A Lift

As the UK population continues to age, falls will remain an everyday challenge for healthcare professionals.  People living with [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About: Arthritis

What Is Arthritis? The word arthritis comes from the Greek and literally means joint inflammation (arthr – joint, itis [...]
Old lady fallen over

How To Reduce Post Falls Syndrome

Written by: Kate Sheehan, Occupational Therapist    A fall is defined as a unintentional move from a higher to a [...]
The Oaks Care Home resident Ann Lillico testing her punching power on pads held by carer Elizabeth Morton

Care Home Improves Residents Wellbeing With Karate

Armchair Karate has been getting elderly care home residents testing their punching power – and improving their health and wellbeing. [...]
Virtual Reality Helps Lonely Resident

Virtual Reality Helps Care Home Residents

Unfortunately, many residents in care homes can experience long periods of time without a visit from a family member or [...]
X ray scan with arthritis

8 Simple Steps To Avoiding Arthritis In Later Life

Helping people with arthritis is one of our top priorities here at Mangar Health. In fact, it’s why we [...]
Care Home’s 1940s Transformation Helps Dementia Patients

Care Home’s 1940s Transformation Helps Dementia Patients

Making the move to a new retirement home can be a nerve-wracking thing to do, especially if you’re living [...]

Have Your Care Home Residents Tried Laughter Yoga?

At Bishopston Court Care Home in Cork, Ireland, residents have been participating in a different type of yoga … [...]

Infographic: Treatment Of Pressure Sores

The Ekamove is an automated, sensor controlled patient positioning system which can be programmed to meet the individual needs [...]
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