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December 13, 2019

Nursing Homes Ireland Annual Conference at City West in Dublin. George Smith (Business Development & Customer Care Manager with Healthcare Direct) and Tadhg Daly (Chief Executive at Nursing Homes Ireland).

December 10, 2019

Living Life To Its Fullest™: Occupational Therapy in Skilled Nursing Facilities Ashley Opp Hoffmann Although it may defy conventional logic, the time spent in a skilled nursing facility or nursing home can be activity filled and engaging. Through occupational therapy, residents can develop function as well as an increased…

October 10, 2019

People can reduce their risk of developing dementia by exercising, becoming more active and making other healthy lifestyle changes. This is according to an updated quality standard from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), published on 28 June.The new standard, which covers the prevention of dementia and the assessment,…


ERGONOMICS AND WORKPLACE DESIGN The goal of Ergonomics is to provide maximum productivity with minimal cost; in this context cost is expressed as the physiological or health cost to the worker. In a workplace setting there are seldom a large number of tasks that exceed the capabilities of most of the work force….

April 24, 2019

Being active can be especially hard if you’re living with a condition such as arthritis and the symptoms that come with it, such as fatigue and reduced mobility. Here’s some tips on how you can incorporate exercise into your daily life: Choose an exercise type that you think you would enjoy…

February 18, 2019

Does your 9 to 5 leave no time for structured exercise..? Do you sit at a desk all day? Current UK exercise guidelines recommend adults aged 19-64 take at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity each week (aiming to be active every day). Staying healthy at…

December 21, 2018

Exciting Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech & Language & Dietetic Roles open nationwide E:

November 23, 2018

Carpal tunnel syndrome This leaflet provides general information about carpal tunnel syndrome and simple exercises that may help. Click on pages below to open in full screen.  

October 12, 2018

10 Things you should consider about your work chair Article written by James Courtney (Clinical Manager, Chartered Physiotherapist and Ergonomic Assessor at Healthcare Direct) A lot of our people spend the majority of their working day or week spent sitting office chair. If you suffer from back or neck pain…

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