Designing For Dementia: What is LRV?

Designing For Dementia: What is LRV?

Sadly, current statistics show that by 2050, 131.5 million people globally will be living with dementia. Therefore, future proofing our care homes now to support those with dementia has never been more important. Research surrounding dementia furniture is extensive and there are many subtle changes we can make to the environments of those living with...
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A/W 2020 Care Home Interior Design Trends

A/W 2020 Care Home Interior Design Trends

We think we can all agree that so far 2020 has been a challenging and strange year, but there’s nothing more reliable than the changing of the seasons. As we look to the rest of the year and autumn and winter, we’ve put together 4 key trends that we think we’ll see within care home...
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How to measure for your new care home curtains

How to measure for your new care home curtains

Measuring up for new care home curtains can seem like a daunting task given the possible costly ramifications of incorrect sizes. Given that there are multiple ways in which curtain measurements can be taken, we have put together an easy to follow care home curtain measuring guide with some simple tips to follow to make...
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Care Home Furniture Tips From Furncare

Care Home Furniture Tips From Furncare

What you can do to make your care home feel like home When moving into a care home or a care community, residents are often leaving behind a family home, or place they have loved for many years. That transition can be daunting, and a little sad. Much can be done by both family members...
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Infection Control Solutions From Furncare

Infection Control Solutions From Furncare

At Furncare we have been looking at ways we can assist our customers with infection control and the eradication of harmful bacteria within their homes. We're pleased to be able to offer Biomaster antimicrobial polish to a range of our tables, lounge, dining and tub chairs. Biomaster offers the following benefits: 1. Biomaster disrupts the bacteria...
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The Demographic of Care Homes Is Changing!

The Demographic of Care Homes Is Changing!

Baby boomers are widely associated with privilege as many grew up in a time of widespread government subsidies in post-war housing and education, and increasing affluence. As a group, they were the wealthiest, most active, and most physically fit generation up to that time, and among the first to grow up genuinely expecting the world…

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Collaborative working to improve care home interiors.

Collaborative working to improve care home interiors.

Most relationships between universities and businesses are based around collaborative research projects, and there are many ways for businesses to get involved with researchers, entrepreneurs and young talent. At Furncare, we believe in bringing more freedom, more enjoyment and more status to our care communities, not just for the residents but the carers and owner/managers…

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