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BeneCare Medical are one of the leading suppliers of orthopaedic footwear and splinting materials to the NHS. They host the annual BeneCare Conference and this year it took place at the Radisson Blu East Midlands hotel, on 17 -18th March. Of course, LimbO were there to show our great waterproof protectors to the conference attendees!
World Health Day is an annual global health awareness day celebrated on 7th April, to mark the foundation of the World Health Organisation. The WHO’s aim is simple “health for all” – to give people access to healthcare, without the risk of financial hardship. On this important day, we wanted to use the opportunity to draw attention to pressure ulcers and offer some advice on how to deal with them.
Here at LimbO, we love Easter. As well as signalling the start of spring and warmer months, it’s a great excuse to get crafting and cooking with all the family. Here are some of our favourite items to make in the coming weeks. 1. Rice crispy cakes (image source) They’re easy-to-make and require no baking - rice crispy cakes are an Easter classic. Kids can help out with the process and they’ll be proud of the results!
After your child has had a cast put on, of course the main focus should be on pain relief and recovery. Quiet activities such as reading and tablet time will be enough to keep them occupied. But no doubt, before long, they’ll start to get restless. We’ve got some suggestions for gentle activities to keep them entertained, without doing any more damage, but, of course, we recommend you check with a doctor before any physical activities.