Is your care home or hospice equipped to deal with a fire and evacuation?
Care homes, as with hospices, hospitals and hotels, must take adequate precautions to protect its residents, visitors and staff from the risk of fire (or any other substantial risk to life). This is sadly all to evident,...
BHTA Guide to Pressure Ulcers and Cash Savings
The British Health Trades Association (BHTA), has today called for an increase in NHS expenditure to achieve cash releasing savings and a  reduction in pressure ulcers. Pressure Ulcers cost the NHS an estimated...
- Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Behind Squirrel’s R&D team.
Squirrel mattresses are both popular and now widely used throughout the UK. Product refinement, to improve performance and functionality is of course an ongoing feature of the company’s approach to equipment provis...
- Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Comparative Studies & Active Mattresses
Squirrel Medical™ undertakes frequent comparative studies; testing its products against other market leading (active) mattresses, as determined by worldwide sales and market share. This process forms a small but im...
- Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Is mattress depth an issue?
The latest medical bed standard IEC60601-2-52 requires medical bed frames, that are equipped with bed rails to provide a depth of 22cm between the top of the bed rail and the top surface of the uncompressed mattress. Thi...
- Thursday, November 28, 2013
Renray Healthcare Buys into Squirrel Medical™
Renray Healthcare the UK’s leading supplier of specialist furniture, chairs, beds and mattresses to the NHS and Care Home sectors, has purchased a 50% holding in Squirrel Medical™, a highly innovative develop...