Amazing Bathing Systems Make Your Residents Happier

Your residents deserve ease and safety when they bathe no matter their mobility issues. Comfort and providing easy assistance to the caregiver are essential for any assisted living equipment for the bathing experience. Only premium companies can deliver a spa-like...

How Ultraviolet Light Kills Pathogens

Germicidal ultraviolet light (UV-C) is a proven technology that’s been used in commercial and medical applications for decades. The EPA2 describes UV water treatment as follows: “UV disinfection is an established technology supported by decades of fundamental and...

Study of UV Water Purification – Medical College Of Pennsylvania

Synopsis The Medical College of Pennsylvania studied UV Water Purification in a 340-litre hydrotherapy whirlpool tub equipped with a commercial UV water purification system. Twenty-seven separate experiments were conducted as follows: 1. The tub was cleaned and...

Loneliness is an Epidemic Among the Elderly

There’s an old saying about feeling alone in a crowd. Despite living in a community of other residents and nursing staff, the elderly still face the issue of loneliness. Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine conducted a study on loneliness in senior...

The Health of Your Staff is Important

When it comes to infection prevention in long-term care facilities, the discussion usually focuses on the residents. The last thing any facility wants is an outbreak of illness. What about infection prevention for the nursing staff, though? They are exposed to many of...

Recommendations for Properly Cleaning Your Bathing Area

A clean bathing area is a safe bathing area. Long-term care facilities know the importance of a clean facility and the dangers that micro-organisms can pose to residents. Since the bathing area is a shared environment where bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens can...

Tips for Bathing People with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

At some point in your career as a caregiver in a long-term care facility, you will need to care for someone who has Alzheimer’s or dementia. Caring for someone who may phase in and out of cognitive understanding is probably one of the hardest things you will do...

Person-Centered Care Makes the Difference

Over the years, healthcare providers have endeavored to change healthcare practices and develop new methodologies that benefit the person being cared for. Weiner & Ronch described this shift as an effort to make “long-term care less about care tasks and more about...

Apollo has been the industry leader and champion of innovation in bathing systems, infection control and skincare for over 40 years, serving the needs of Long Term Care and Senior Care professionals while delighting their residents.

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