Think! Pressure Care

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Although they are relatively unknown medical conditions, pressure ulcers cost the NHS more than £1.4 million every day (Guest et al, 2017), but what exactly are they and how can they be prevented? Our brief guide below will help explain the topic in some more detail, however please note that the information we provide is not intended […]

Disabled Facilities Grants

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More than 40,000 people a year receive a Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) to adapt their home, make it safe and accessible. It is a very cost-effective intervention, which helps to reduce hospital admissions and speed up discharges; cut domiciliary care costs; and delay the necessity to move into residential care. Research has found that people […]

Aqua Slings

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#HottestDayOfTheYear : 25 July 2019 As temperatures soar across the UK, #poolsafety is paramount in the minds of parents, clinicians and care teams. Ambre-stone Ltd can assist with your Aqua Sling requirements. The Silvalea flotation Sling was designed and developed to allow even the severely disabled to become familiar within a water environment. Whether in […]

#ChangingPlaces Awareness Day

International Changing Places Awareness Day – July 19th 19th July 2019 marks the internationally recognised Changing Places Awareness Day.  Today is a chance to celebrate all that has been achieved and the positive difference #ChangingPlaces makes to people’s lives.  It’s also the perfect opportunity to raise more awareness around the initiative and get excited for […]

Lay On Your Side In Comfort Today…

Say goodbye to patients with pressure sores that have been lying for long periods of time. People who find it hard to move are most at risk of developing body shape distortions and pressure sores because they sit or lie in limited positions. Click here to view the ‘In Side Lying – The Hugga Sleep […]

You Care – We Care – Our Solutions!

The whole team at Ambre-Stone are here to help and support you, what-ever your profession, where-ever you’re based… Here are some of the sectors and industry types we support every hour, of every day: Occupational Therapist Physicio Therapist Hospitals (including Matrons) Neurological & Specialist Care Units ICUs – Intensive Care Units Stroke Wards Rehabilitation Units […]

Selecting A Toileting Sling – Important Points To Consider!

Design is important with any sling but particularly with a toileting/commode (or hygiene) sling. Some slings have access or a small aperture at the base of the sling but their designs do differ and because they have an aperture does not a toileting sling make. Not all slings serve the same purpose and not all […]

FAQ’s – Sertain Critical Care Seating

We keep a record of Frequently Asked Questions here at Care-Med and share them with customers to make their jobs Easier, Quicker and Safer. FAQ #1 “Why do you call your chairs “platforms for care”? Because our Sertain™ chairs are more than just a chair – they are designed to cross the boundary between a bed and […]

Silva Balance Patient Sling – Product Feature Update

Have you ever met a client or deal directly with a patient that has been affected by movement limitations whilst being hoisted? As a carer, do you feel that certain slings are too restraining for specific medical conditions? Patient transfer can often feel restricted. Sometimes, this is vital for the safety of the user. In […]

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