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Discover how healthcare professionals from around the world have learnt to safely assist a person after a fall, without risk of injury to the patient or the caregiver.

Covid – 19: Recuperation and rehabilitation

The term rehabilitation is being used far more frequently in the press recently for good reason, but does everyone understand what it really is?   Rehabilitation is a set of interventions needed when a person is experiencing or is likely to experience limitations in everyday functioning due to ageing or a health condition, including chronic diseases or disorders, injuries or...

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First Responders: Time To Talk About Your Bad Day At Work

First responders are always there to help us, but who’s there to help them? It can’t be easy or pleasant...

Virtual Reality Helps Lonely Long Term Care Residents

Unfortunately, many residents in senior living communities can experience long periods of time without a visit from a family member...

8 Simple Steps To Avoiding Arthritis In Later Life

Helping people with arthritis is one of our top priorities here at Mangar Health. In fact, it’s why we were...

15 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Living With Arthritis

Arthritis is an ‘umbrella’ term used to describe any condition affecting someone’s joints. Symptoms can range from joint pain to...

A History Of Arthritis Infographic

Arthritis can have a terrible impact on people of all ages, genders and walks of life and has been known...

Care Home’s 1940s Transformation Helps Dementia Patients

Making the move to a new retirement home can be a nerve-wracking thing to do, especially if you’re living with...

Dementia Residents And Their Diet

Currently, there are 5.7 million Americans living with dementia and if you’re a carer then you may be used to...

Pressure Ulcers: What Are They And How Can You Prevent Them

What Is A Pressure Ulcer? Simply put, a pressure ulcer is localised damage that occurs to the skin and/or the...

Infographic: How To Talk To Someone With Cerebral Palsy

Sometimes it can feel a little uncomfortable taling to someone with cerebral palsy because you might not know what to ask...

8 Celebrities With Cerebral Palsy

For those of you who didn’t know exactly what it is or how it affects people, Cerebral Palsy is a...

9 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Arthritis

  It’s long been known that the symptoms of arthritis can be relived by a long soak in a hot...

Info-graphic: Reducing Worker Injuries For EMT’s

Thousands of sick days are lost every year to incorrect manual handling techniques in the EMS sector.     The...

Norwegian Paralympic Team travelling to South Korea get a lift from the Mangar Camel and ELK

Mangar Health’s Camel and ELK lifting cushions will be travelling to the winter Paralympics in Pyong Chang , South Korea...

New Mangar Health Employee Buys The Perfect Gift For A Loved One

Sharron Price joined the telesales sales team in November 2017 and it didn’t take her long before she purchased a...

5 Famous Celebrities You Didn’t Know Started Their Careers As EMT’s

Have you ever thought about what celebrities used to do before they became famous? You usually hear about the ‘rags...

Financial Costs Emergency Medical Services Could Avoid But Don’t

Unfortunately, as many EMS workers will know and you sadly may have witnessed yourselves, due to the nature of your...

Outdated Manual Handling Practices Causes Rise In Injuries To Paramedics

Emergency care has been recognised for many years as exposing ambulance workers to high risks of musculoskeletal injuries. Paramedics are...

6 Techniques For Dealing With Intense Musculoskeletal Disorder Pain

If you’re living with a Musculoskeletal Disorder then you know it can be painful and debilitating. Damage occurs to the...

Outdated Manual Handling Practises Cause A Rise In Injuries To Healthcare Workers

Working in healthcare can be a demanding job, not only emotionally but also physically. Caregiver's frequently using their own strength...

Financial Costs Assisted Living Facilities Could Easily Avoid But Don’t

As Assisted Living Facilities are a business and not government-funded or a charity it’s important to keep an eye on...

5 Times Early Retirement Wasn’t All It Was Cracked Up To Be

In early 2014, financial services provider TIA-CREF conducted a survey which showed that 37% of Americans planned to retire before...

The Devastating Effects Of Long Term Manual Handling Injuries

We all know someone that does or has suffered from a manual handling injury or has maybe even had to...

The Short Term Effects Of Manual Handling Injuries

In our recent article, ‘The Devastating Effects Of Long-Term Manual Handling Injuries’ we discussed the long-term effects of manual handling injuries but what...

7 Red Flags Of Early Onset Dementia

Have you been noticing differences in yourself or someone close to you? Have you noticed subtle changes in memory, mood...

Where To Get Help If You Think You Or A Loved One Is Living With Dementia

If you’ve noticed that either you or someone close has been showing the early symptoms of dementia you should encourage...

Tips on visiting a loved one living with Dementia

  Every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops dementia and with that millions of families and lives are...

The Top Ten Most Influential Occupational Therapists On Twitter

We understand that working in Occupational Therapy can be very time-consuming and it’s hard to keep up with the latest...

5 Simple Tricks To Stop The Onset Of Dementia

    Unfortunately, we may not be at the stage where we have a cure for Dementia, but that doesn’t...

Senate Proposes Bill To Support Paramedics

The State House Of Pennsylvania has recently approved legislation which will require insurance companies to reimburse ambulance services when EMS...

The Perfect Diet For People Living With Arthritis

At Mangar Health, we have seen many of our customers’ living with the effects of arthritis and it got us...

Six Top Tips On How To Reduce Arthritis Pain

There are around 40 million people who suffer from arthritis in the US. Arthritis causes painful inflammation of the joints...

8 Top Tips For Traveling With A Disability

Here at Mangar Health, we're passionate about ensuring everyone gets to live a full and exciting life. With that in...

The Beginner’s Guide To Working In A Senior Living Community

We’ve been talking a lot recently about what it’s like to work in a Senior Living Community We've spoken to our...

How I Learnt To Live With Chronic Back Pain

Here at Mangar Health, we’re passionate about finding solutions to enable independence for people of all ages. We’ve been talking...

Four Ideas for Keeping Active in Old Age

Here at Mangar Health, we spend a lot of time discussing what happens after an uninjured resident falls. We’ve written...

The Unspoken Emotional Impact Of Falling In Old Age

Elderly residents falling in senior living communities and hurting themselves gets discussed a lot within the care industry, the immediate physical...

6 Reasons An Elderly Resident Should Never Be Left On The Floor

If you don’t support a loved one living at home or work in a healthcare environment, such as a senior...

A Proper ‘Cuppa’ Proven To Reduce Dementia Rates by 50%

Could staving off dementia in old age really be that simple? Recent research has revealed that the simple act of...

You Only Die Once – 14 Things You MUST Do To Prepare For Old Age

Old age. It’s one of the last taboo subjects of modern society. Everyone’s aware of it, everyone knows it will...

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing A Senior Living Community

Wondering if a senior living community (sometimes known as retirement homes) might be needed for either yourself or an aging...

Challenging the Aging Process

The Aging Process Getting older is a natural part of life and is a gradual and continuous process of change,...

Training at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

At the end of last year, one of our Sales Administrators, Rena, visited Cardiff University Hospital of Wales with Area...

Mangar Health at Arab Health 2017

At the end of January, Mangar Health will be attending Arab Health 2017, the largest gathering of healthcare and trade...

Living at Home with Dementia

As being diagnosed with dementia can have a huge impact on a person’s life, the longer they are able to...

The Prevention of Pressure Ulcers

The prevention of pressure ulcers and bedsores is a widely discussed topic in the healthcare industry, particularly among those working...

New Mangar Health Websites Launched!

After months of teaser Tweets on the Mangar Health Twitter, we are delighted to announce the launch of the new...

A Day in the Life of a Mangar Health Territory Account Manager

Last Friday our new Marketing Executive, Kirsty, went out with John Finister, the Territory Account Manager for Wales and Central England....

Travelling with a Bath Lifter

As the summer holiday season approaches thoughts will inevitably turn to the logistics of packing for our relaxing time away....

Mangar International at NAEP National Annual Conference 2016

Mangar International are exhibiting at the National Annual Conference 2016 taking place at the Chesford Grange Conference Centre and Hotel,...

New CEO of Mangar International appointed

Mangar International has named Simon Claridge as its new CEO. Established more than three decades ago, Mangar International is a...

Welsh and English Care Acts

Introduction In England, occupational therapists working in adult health and social care are experiencing subtle, yet transformational, changes to their...

Crisis Response Falls Team: Reducing Admissions and Repeat Falls

Provided by: East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust Published by: NICE The following case study provided by East Midlands Ambulance...

Blue Light Services Join Forces to Launch North East Emergency Medical Responder Scheme

A new six-month trial scheme will see North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and the four Fire and Rescue Services based...

How do you Solve a Problem Like Occupational Therapy Recruitment?

In London, the high cost of living and unaffordable housing means NHS trusts and social care services are struggling to...

Moving with Dignity

In 2012, NHS England launched the Compassionate Care strategy. At the heart of it are the6 C’s, which are the...

How Well Does Calcium Intake Really Protect your Bones?

Ask anyone how to prevent bone fractures and they’re likely to answer, “Get more calcium.” Medical experts have tended to...

Disability and Independence: Water Therapy

Frances Leckie, editor of Independent Living, takes a look at the therapeutic benefits of water. Frances is a “DH Guru” who’ll...

Improving Training and Education in Patient Handling

Nurses have the highest rates of work-related back pain. Educational interventions can help prevent injury and promote understanding of safe...

Latest occupational therapy legislation – The Care Act

Care Act, Social Services, Housing and Promoting Wellbeing The Care Act has been hailed as the biggest change in health...

Prevention of Falls in the Elderly

Falls, fall-related injury, and fear of falling are important public health problems in an ageing society. Falls and mobility problems...

Role of occupational therapists essential for care homes

Occupational therapists are key professionals in a variety of settings, including care homes, according to the latest report. The National...

Why the UK is Great for working as an OT

More and more occupational therapists are coming from New Zealand, Australia and other destinations to work in the UK. There...

How to Use Baths to Relieve Arthritic Pain

‘Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in the joints’*, it affects around 10 million people in...

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