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Exhibitors in the field of CARE

• Anitdecubitus cushions Click for exhibitors

• Antidecubitus mattresses, overlays and beds Click for exhibitors

• Alternating pressure systems and mattresses Click for exhibitors

• Patient transfer systems Click for exhibitors

Photo: Living with care @home; © Messe Düsseldorf

Living with care @home
More and more people with need for care stay in their homes and are cared for by family members. The Forum in Hall 3, stand 3F70, is concerning daily care questions and problems of professional nurses and those affected and their relatives and friends may have. Please note: The lecture and workshop language is German.

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Exhibitors in the field of CARE

• Nursing beds and accessories Click for exhibitors

• Stationary and movable hoists, lifter Click for exhibitors

• Movable shower chairs Click for exhibitors

• Fixed and movable toilet chairs Click for exhibitors

Photo: Regina Nöbel

Regina Nöbel will talk about MRE in home health care.

Photo: Erich Schützendorf

Erich Schützendorf will talk about Dementia – If a slice of sausage becomes a glasses cloth.

Photo: Silke Nachtwey

Silke Nachtwey will talk about Alternatives in in-patient care – the Eden alternative.

Photo: Heike Senge

Open consultation-hour with Heike Senge about The basics of home care.

Photo: Caregiving relative;© panthermedia.net/Arne Trautmann

In-home care

There are more and more older people in Germany, Europe and all over the world. This increases the percentage of people that need care. They are not only being cared for in professional care facilities but also gradually more often at home in private settings.

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Photo: Caregiving relative;© panthermedia.net/Arne Trautmann REHACARE Magazine Demographic change: More in-home care

Photo: Elderly couple; © panthermedia.net/Witthaya Phonsawat

Cross-cultural care

The range of services and information focusing on home-based and outpatient care is quite large. Yet oftentimes these services are not sufficiently targeted towards the sociocultural needs and expectations of people with an immigrant background.

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Photo: Elderly couple; © panthermedia.net/Witthaya Phonsawat REHACARE Magazine Cross-cultural care – personal or professional?

Photo: Prof. Tanja Hoff; © KatHO NRW

Interview with Prof. Tanja Hoff

Right now, the care sector is not prepared for this fact yet: drug addicts are getting much older than previously believed. At the same time, many typically age-related restrictions start to appear far earlier with them. This poses new challenges in health care provision. Click here for the interview

Photo: Prof. Tanja Hoff; © KatHO NRW REHACARE Magazine "The number of older drug users in need of care will increase considerably"

Photo: Ralf Suhr; © Laurence Chaperon

Interview with Dr. Ralf Suhr

Abuse in care has many different forms and is still a taboo subject. The Center for Quality in Care (German: Zentrum für Qualität in der Pflege), ZQP, now introduced its new featured report titled "Preventing Violence in Care". Click here for the interview

Photo: Ralf Suhr; © Laurence Chaperon REHACARE Magazine "The reasons that lead to violence in care are complex and complicated"


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Family CAREGIVING

• Caregiving: Alzheimer's puts heavier economic burden on women Click here to read more

• "As experts on their own behalf, family caregivers should publically share more of their experiences" Click here to read more

• Caring for people with dementia – a new Australian-first guide on respite care Click here to read more

• Cost of informal caregiving for US elderly is $522 billion annually Click here to read more

• Hidden population: Thousands of youths take on caregiver role at home Click here to read more

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