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Medilink to support new Trade Days show

Medilink to support new Trade Days show

Jul 26 at 8:59am
Support for the new trade only, business to business event Trade Days isn’t just coming from a growing list of companies booked onto the show floor and retailers looking forward to the first event in October next year, but also from organisations that see the potential of two days where the homecare, healthcare and assistive technology sector can come together to do business.
Livability appoints new Chief Executive

Livability appoints new Chief Executive

Jul 26 at 8:34am
National disability charity Livability has appointed Dave Webber as its new Chief Executive. Livability is the largest Christian disability charity in the UK and a specialist provider of services including residential care, educational facilities, holiday accommodation, brain injury rehabilitation and care within the community.
Life-saving donation

Life-saving donation

Jul 26 at 8:27am
Osprey Healthcare,based in Wigan has donated £1000.00 to help fund a defibrillator for Sacred Heart Catholic School in Wigan.
£50 million fund supports dementia

£50 million fund supports dementia

Jul 25 at 4:19pm
Over a hundred hospitals and care homes across England have been awarded a share of a £50million fund to create pioneering care environments designed with the needs of people with dementia in mind.
OT Show gains momentum

OT Show gains momentum

Jul 25 at 10:28am
According to the organisers of the new OT Show, CloserStill Media, the past week has been what they describe as 'momentous' for the new event and has seen half the space created in an expansion of the floor plan already taken, with 12 new companies signing up for the show.
Green light for independent living homes

Green light for independent living homes

Jul 24 at 8:20am
Building projects up and down the country have been given the green light to start producing homes that will support older and disabled people to live independently for as long as possible, Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb has announced.  Last year the government asked local authorities to bid for a share of £300 million to boost the supported housing market. The Department of Health has now allocated funding to build 3,544 new homes.
Investment at rise and recline specialist

Investment at rise and recline specialist

Jul 23 at 10:06am
Wilcare, the British furniture manufacturer of rise and recline chairs for the UK healthcare market, has announced a £200,000 investment in new production equipment and new jobs, after recording its best trading period in the last three years.
Insect limb research the key for prosthetic limbs

Insect limb research the key for prosthetic limbs

Jul 23 at 9:46am
Neurobiologists from the University of Leicester have shown that insect limbs can move without muscles – a finding that may provide engineers with new ways to improve the control of robotic and prosthetic limbs. Their work helps to explain how insects control their movements using a close interplay of neuronal control and ‘clever biomechanical tricks,’ says lead researcher Dr Tom Matheson, a Reader in Neurobiology at the University of Leicester.
New man at motion furniture component company

New man at motion furniture component company

Jul 23 at 9:33am
CIAR SpA, manufacturers and designers motion furniture components has named Francesco De Santis as the new Head of Sales and Marketing. Mr. De Santis, who had been Sales & Marketing Manager EMEA at Leggett & Platt Home Furniture Components, is to spearhead CIAR's sales marketing activities and contribute to the development of overall business strategy.
Meetings on the run?

Meetings on the run?

Jul 23 at 8:27am
It may sound counterintuitive but Americans are actually exercising more according to a recent study however the nation’s obesity rate continues to increase. Confused? It turns out that one of the problems may be in the definition of exercise. TrekDesk Treadmill Desk offers a solution to the problem.
 
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