Entries by Nathan Thompson

Simplicity is Safety in the Mental Health Older Adults setting

Working with mental health for older adults services has taught us that simplicity is safety. Without compromising on strength or functionality, our MHOA bed has a skeletal frame, concealed cabling and when raised up, all you’ll see beneath is free floor space – no trailing cables or linkages. A low height of just 10cm eliminates […]

Lunch and Learn | Falls Prevention

We’ve had great feedback from mental health trusts who’ve participated in the lunch and learn events we carried out in 2019, and the first half of January 2020. The events are offered throughout each year, subject to availability. 2020 is filling fast but there are still a few weeks left with availability. The format of […]

#CriticalCareSeating

We were recently challenged to describe Critical Care Seating within the 140 characters format, here we go… “Chairs enabling hoist free transfers from bed and used to assist early mobility tasks, i.e. sit-to-stand, reducing length of stay and the load on care / therapy staff.” If you’d like to discuss Critical Care Seating with our […]

Regular equipment servicing

Could your nursing home benefit from a thorough profiling bed and air mattress service? Ignoring equipment maintenance can be costly and risky. What are the reasons that this could be beneficial? Peace of mind, knowing that everyone (residents, staff and visitors) is kept safer with properly maintained equipment Documentation to prove compliance during external inspections, […]

MHRA Registration

According to the government’s own advice: “If you place certain medical devices on the EU market you or your designated authorised representative must register with the competent authority (national health regulator) in the EU state where you have an office or place of business. In the UK, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is […]