Home First initiative joins up health and community services to provide seamless care
Handicare Moving & Handling team are 'Dementia Friends'!23/05/2019
We're pleased to announce that the Handicare Moving and Handling team are 'Dementia Friends'
Whilst many of us are aware that those who are regularly moving and handling the person they care for are at an increased risk of causing injury to themselves and the person they are caring for, statistics from the HSE Report (Oct 2018) suggests that there’s still room for improvement…
Visit the Handicare
Moving & Handling Theatre
at OTAC events in 2019
Moving and Handling Training with
Handicare's National Patient Handling Advisor, Mark Ripley RGN, will be presenting two Ethos Education workshops in the dedicated 'Handicare Moving & Handling Theatre' at OTAC events during 2019.
Join us on Wednesday 6th February for the first OTAC event of 2019 in Chester...
In Bed Management, 10-11am
After completing this CPD accredited workshop, participants will be able to develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the management of an individual in bed. With a focus on 'Single Handed Care', this workshop will include best practice whilst looking at posture and positioning when profiling / sitting up in bed, moving across and up the bed and turning and repositioning an individual in bed. From activating and enabling the more independent individual to solutions for the more passive person, participants will gain an understanding of a range of equipment and solutions that will assist healthcare professionals to enhance the quality of care that their patients receive.
The small things, 2:30-3:30pm
This workshop will examine several moving and handling tasks and, how if we make subtle technique changes or introduce small items of equipment, we can reduce the effort required to complete the task - increasing an individual’s confidence and giving them a sense of achievement.
It is often the small things we do that can significantly assist with an individual’s enablement - enabling them to become more independent and potentially having a substantial impact on ‘Single Handed Care’.
Winter pressures - are you prepared?13/12/2018
As we delve into the depths of winter, anticapted winter pressures upon an already stretched NHS are forecasted. Handicare have prepared key, high quality equipment pieces to help manage the overall expected rise in patients.
Home First initiative joins up health and community services to provide seamless care12/12/2018
The initiative, supported by Handicare, launched in Somerset September 2017 and seeks to limit the number of days a patient spends in an acute hospital bed; reducing bed days lost as a result of ‘bed blocking’ and supporting people to move on from hospital sooner.
Order by 12noon on 18th December for guaranteed delivery before Christmas...29/11/2018
Christmas & New Year opening dates
Handicare at The OT Show, stand G30, in Birmingham
Handicare invites you to join us at the Handicare Case Study Clinic at The OT Show, 21st & 22nd November 2018, stand G30, at the NEC - National Exhibition Centre, in Birmingham.
Alongside other Occupational Therapists, join Handicare’s National Patient Handling Adviser, Mark Ripley, to discuss and assess real life clinical case studies – an exclusive opportunity for you to share similar experiences and solutions with like-minded individuals. Each of the three case study’s will feature live demonstrations concluding with how Handicare’s quality Moving & Handling products can contribute significantly in each scenario, for both the patient and the carer.
Two cases studies per day will be discussed in Handicare’s Case Study Clinic. Click here to view the agenda and case study scenarios.
Visit the Case Study Clinic for your chance to win a FitBit Charge 2!*
Simply attend one (or more) of Handicare’s daily case study sessions and enter via the case study entry slip by providing your name, contact number and email address. Pop in the competition box or hand your slip to a Handicare representative to be in with a chance to win!
Double your chances to win a FitBit Charge2!*
We are giving you another opportunity to win a FitBit Charge 2!
Can you correctly guess how many Handicare pens there are in the tub?
Have a guess and submit your answer via the competition entry slip along with your name, contact number, email address and pop in the competition entry box to be in with another chance to win!
Handicare, making everyday life easier.
*Terms & Conditions apply. One entry per person, additional entries will be disqualified.
Handicare sponsorship fuels Betty's fundraising trip to Mongolia21/07/2017
Handicare sponsorship fuels Betty's fundraising trip to Mongolia. Helping keep a 40 year old VW Beetle on the road during a gruelling fundraising trip to Mongolia.
Handicare has the WOW factor!25/05/2017
Since the launch of the EvaDrive motorised mobile hoist we like to take stock of the things we hear from our customers, and the things we hear are good.
The favourite so far is the amount of times the word WOW is used.
Making everyday life easier31/03/2017
David is 57 and was diagnosed 10 years ago with a muscle wasting disease. Hear him explain how his daily life is improved and dignity restored with the correct equipment and help from his local OT's.
Planning for Winter Pressures29/11/2016
With the weather changing for the worse, planning is the key to ensuring you are prepared for the rise in trips and falls and increasing illness over the Winter period. Find out how Handicare can help......
Looking to widen your knowledge base and review current practice? Join our seminars, stand E30!
What can you expect?
Handicare's CPD Accredited Seminar Programme at stand E30 promises to deliver techniques, insights and ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ that will benefit you as professionals and your clients; we also offer the opportunity to review current practice at the same time.
Our guest speaker Deborah Harrison from A1 Risk Solutions offers her insight into Barriers to Reducing Care, Highlighting the Plus Sized Person and a person with Challenging Behaviour.
The theoretical content is complemented by practical demonstrations, so you can see how the guidance offered will work, and provide benefits, in the field. Key topics include repositioning and turning with a single carer, care package review, sit to stand and easy transfers and lifting.
Do I need to book a place?
Training provided on stand by Mark Ripley is CPD Accredited, so if you would like to be part of this training please email us and book your space and we will ensure you receive your certificate at the end of the training. If you would like to attend without CPD accreditation then you can still book a space or feel free to attend on the day, be aware that due to limited spaces we suggest you get there early!
Prism Medical LTD. agrees to be acquired by Handicare Group AB28/06/2016
June 27, 2016 – Prism Medical Ltd. and Handicare Group AB today announced that they have entered into an arrangement agreement pursuant to which Handicare will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Prism Medical. Pursuant to the Arrangement Agreement, shareholders of Prism Medical will receive $12.50 in cash for each Prism Medical Share, which represents a 31.6% premium to the closing price of the Prism Medical Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on June 27, 2016 of $9.50 and a premium of 34.2% to the 20-trading day volume weighted average trading price of the Prism Medical Shares on the TSXV. The total equity purchase price is approximately $62 million on a fully diluted basis.
Handicare CPD seminars at OT Show18/09/2015
Looking to widen your knowledge base and review current practice? Join our seminars, stand G50!
Handicare CPD seminars at Naidex15/04/2015
Looking to widen your knowledge base and review current practice? Join our seminars, stand B152!
Award Winning Partner Performances15/04/2015
Product updates, inspiring presentations and congratulations to our first Partner award winners at Handicare's Partner event.
Accredited seating training course01/04/2015
Join us for 'Postural Care in the Seated Positon', a joint initiative from WPMS and Postural Care.