Patient Safety Awareness Week: March 14 – 20

To truly feel cared for by a medical professional. To be able to heal. To feel trust towards those watching over us. When something goes wrong, when we don’t feel well, we need to feel safe. March 14-20 is Patient Safety Awareness Week. Although there have been great strides in patient safety over the decades, there is still work to

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Total Design Team from Basic American Introduces Separation Curtains

What do you think when you hear the word design? Do you think of a beautiful space? A well-placed room layout? When you work with our Total Design Team you not only get a beautiful design, you get an up-to-date design planned with wellness in mind. Our designers have extensive experience designing a project with the unique safety requirements of

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Safety Features to Look for When Selecting Your Extended Care Bed

There are many features to take into account when selecting an Extended Care bed, to keep the safety of your staff and residents in mind. Below are some factors that should play into your decision process when purchasing Extended Care beds. How High (or Low) Can You Go? Height travel range is important for several reasons.       You’ll

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Fall Prevention: Making Loved Ones Aware of the Risks

Taking care of older family members or being a caretaker, whether in the home or a facility, means keeping them safe and helping them stay independent. Did you know that every year, one in every three adults over the age of 65 falls, which can lead to injuries such as hip fractures, head trauma and lacerations? These injuries can negatively

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