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Furniture Enhances Safety in High-Risk Environments

Posted by Karyl Walker on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 @ 11:15 AM

Professionals who interact with high-risk populations have changed their philosophies over the years in how they manage outbursts. A growing body of literature now supports only rare and minimal restraint applied exclusively to prevent harm—with a larger vision toward eliminating the use of seclusion and restraint.

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Topics: molded plastic Furniture, Health Care Furniture, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, heavy use furniture, Health Care, high-Risk Environments

Selection is a Must Have for Furniture Buyers

Posted by Karyl Walker on Fri, Jun 28, 2019 @ 02:34 PM

Every trend has a counterbalance. For example, online shopping, with its voluminous capacity for search results, has given rise to consumer demand for unique items. Instead of the same-old, off-the-shelf product choices, everyone from the college athlete to the urban mom is looking for something special.

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Topics: Contract Furniture & Fabric: Making it Last, group living furniture, retail vs contract Furniture

Furniture Designed with Seniors in Mind

Posted by Karyl Walker on Fri, May 31, 2019 @ 03:37 PM

The U.S. population is growing, and our overall age profile tends to be older now than in years past. Remember when a 100th birthday celebration used to qualify for a segment on the local TV news? Today, there are so many centenarians, your evening broadcast could easily be nothing but birthdays.  

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Topics: Contract Furniture, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Limited Mobility Furniture, Furniture for Seniors

Community Tables Now Lead the Dining Design Trend

Posted by Karyl Walker on Thu, May 23, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

When looking at interior design trends for residential campuses, directors tend to focus on the first impression made by the entryways, followed by the details of the sleeping spaces. It’s unfortunate that the dining room is often a secondary consideration.

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Topics: Dining Tables, Group Furniture Buying Advice, Tables

Trend In Senior Suicide Calls For Safer Furniture Choices

Posted by Karyl Walker on Fri, May 10, 2019 @ 01:48 PM

More than 2 million of the nation’s seniors reside in assisted living centers and nursing homes. A recent Kaiser Health News investigation found that suicide rates are climbing within these settings, suggesting that at least 364 suicides occur per year—one almost every day.

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Topics: Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Health Care, anti-ligature furniture, Furniture for Seniors

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