Posts Tagged: Interior design

Importance of Carpets in Reception Areas of Care Homes

First impressions are extremely important, especially when it comes to selecting a care home, and the Reception Area Carpet can play a key role in creating that WOW Factor. In 2019 LaingBuisson reported that 45% of care home residents were fully self-funded meaning the expectations of residents and their families for the standards of accommodation…

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Why are lounge carpets so important?

Lounges should offer a comfortable space for relaxation and in a communal living environment a place for social interaction. Lounges should be warm and inviting, somewhere you’d like to spend an extended amount of time. Lounge Carpets The whole look and feel of a lounge will determine whether residents use this communal space as a…

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The Benefits of Carpets on Stairways and within Corridors

Stairways and corridors in residential care settings can be busy and often noisy places. Excess noise can cause confusion and discomfort for those that are living with dementia, which can lead to feelings of disorientation and isolation. Sound Absorption Keeping corridors as peaceful as possible, both during the day and night, is essential for staff…

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Dementia and Hallucinations

There’s known to be a link between living with dementia and hallucinations and for those that experience such episodes, it can sometimes be scary and unsettling. Hallucinations are usually suffered in the middle or later stages of dementia, and can be more common in Lewy Body and Parkinson’s dementia, but can also happen in Alzheimer’s…

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Understanding the benefits of Carpet

Have you ever wondered “What are the benefits of carpet compared to other flooring options?” Well, carpets provide many therapeutic and money-saving benefits for a built environment, which makes them an important element of any design scheme. Here are just five benefits of carpets and reasons why you should consider the installation of a danfloor…

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Autism Design Principles

Architecture and Interior design is not just about what looks good, it’s about how an interior space makes someone feel, which is why autism design principles are so important. According to the National Autistic Society, there are around 700,000 people on the autistic spectrum in the UK, that’s more than 1 in 100, which means…

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The Importance of Acoustic Design within Healthcare

Unwanted sounds and noise can have a negative effect on someone who is living with hearing, cognitive and physiological conditions. Therefore acoustic design principals are a key consideration within healthcare design. Residential homes and mental health facilities can be busy places, both during the day and night, and when an environment is noisy it can…

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A Closer Look at the Healthcare Carpet Collections

We have been manufacturing healthcare carpet for over 40 years and due to our detailed research and development, we’ve engineered our carpets so they are compatible with all the demands of a care environment. So, let’s take a look a 3 of the healthcare carpet collections and their key features: The Equinox Collection This is…

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