Yearly Archives: 2015

What Causes a Pressure Ulcer (Bed Sore)

11.12.15

What Causes a Pressure Ulcer? There are a number of various factors that may contribute to the development of pressure...

How would ASDA brand a pressure mattress…

26.11.15

“Like brands only cheaper” is Aldi’s mantra. Why do I need to buy Kellogg’s Corn Flakes when I can buy...

19 November 2015 Stop Pressure Ulcer Day

18.11.15

Did you know… “Pressure sores may lead to death if untreated, but should never progress further than the stage of...

Alternating Pressure Mattresses, Pressure Ulcers & Good Nutrition

10.11.15

An alternating pressure mattress is a tool to aid good nursing care.  Whilst we at Select Medical work hard to...

Pressure Ulcer Prevention Help for those Caring for a Family Member or Friend

04.11.15

Preventing and treating pressure ulcers can be a painful experience for those we care for, and they continue to be...

Things to Consider when Shopping for an Alternating Air Pressure Mattress

02.11.15

What makes a good Alternating Air Pressure Mattress? I should write more about alternating air pressure mattress systems. I certainly...

What’s an Active & Reactive Surface? The Alternating Pressure Relieving Mattress & Static Foam Mattress Explained

26.10.15

I have come across many alternating pressure relieving mattress systems during my 20+ years working in the pressure care industry...

A new pressure mattress range and a fresh look, but the same core values – what is C3 by Select Medical and what does it represent?

22.10.15

Select Medical is a small, but responsive forward thinking organisation, and for over 10 years, has quietly built a growing...

Obesity UK: Bariatric Care – It’s a major problem

14.10.15

The topic of obesity here in the UK is widely reported, and just last week Select Medical sponsored a Bariatric...

How our C3 values help you to make better informed decisions

08.10.15

In July this year, I spotted a half page advert in the Daily Telegraph, with the headline – Have you...