Product News

Infection therapeutics market expected to grow

The hospital infection therapeutics market is expected to grow to $3.6 billion by 2020, which may be good news for long-term care residents in need of treatment.

Dementia care DVD released

Dementia care DVD released

Pines of Sarasota Education & Training Institute has released a new DVD titled "Improving Communications in Dementia Care."

Pressalit Care receives approval for height-adjustable toilets

Pressalit Care receives approval for height-adjustable toilets

Pressalit Care has received cUPC approval for its SELECT™ line of height-adjustable toilets. cUPC is the Universal Plumbing Code covering both the United States and Canada.

P&G Professional Cleaning survey shows sector growth expected

More than three-quarters of cleaning industry professionals said they expected the professional cleaning sector to grow over the next year, according to the 2015 P&G Professional Cleaning Industry Insights Survey.

Locus Health completes funding round

Locus Health, which makes remote patient care management programs, has completed a $4 million funding round. Its software is connected with services that allow clinicians to interact with patients at home.

Breezie expands to U.S.

U.K.-based company Breezie has announced expansion into the United States for its senior aging service platform.

The Right Place invited to join innovator accelerator program

The Right Place, which matches post-acute providers and hospitals to make discharging more efficient, has been invited to join the Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute's TMCx accelerator program.

CareTRUST REIT buys nine SNFs

CareTrust REIT Inc. has acquired nine skilled nursing facilities in Iowa for around $32.7 million.

Heritage Investment Partners purchases 70% of community

The Heritage at Brentwood, which is managed by Life Care Services, said Heritage Investment Partners has purchased a 70% majority stake in the community from Westminster Capital.

Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program established

The American Geriatrics Society has received a $3 million grant from the John A. Hartford Foundation to establish a Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program Coordinating Center.

Antimicrobial film dressing receives FDA clearance

Antimicrobial film dressing receives FDA clearance

entrotech life sciences said it has received FDA 510k clearance of ChloraDerm™, which is a product for wound and catheter site protection.

Oxygen cylinder from Drive released

Oxygen cylinder from Drive released

Drive Medical has introduced an Oxygen Cylinder Stand.

Eldermark Software partners with eMenuCHOICE

Eldermark Software LLC announced a partnership with eMenuCHOICE® LLC (a Lyngblomsten company), developer of a web-based dining software tool of the same name.

NCBAC Alzheimer Caregiver Guide approved in Florida

NCBAC™ — National Certification Board for Alzheimer Care has received approval for its Alzheimer Caregiver Guide from Florida for its requirements for direct care workers in dementia care.

Relias Learning partners with NAHC

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice will partner with Relias Learning to offer more online training options to those working in hospice and home care.