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Merry Christmas – stay tuned for more inspiration and insights in the new year

By |December 22nd, 2016|Pressalit|

2016 has been a year of changes and turmoil throughout the world. At Pressalit, we made a few minor revolutions as well. For instance, we started blogging as a new way of bringing you inspiration and insights into the world of designing better care, homes, and lives for the elderly and disabled. We [...]

Designing for the distant future – 5 emerging technologies in the building industry

By |December 20th, 2016|Pressalit|

Unlike many other industries, the engineering and construction sector still have work to do regarding adopting new technologies, and has certainly never undergone a major transformation. Which technologies will we see pushing the building industry into the new digital age and how do they ensure viable and long lasting solutions in government construction in the [...]

Coming soon to a bathroom near you: 3 focus areas for 2017 and beyond

By |December 5th, 2016|Care|

Did you talk to your toilet today? Probably not, but if you read our latest blog post From smart to automated you will know that pretty soon you might. Technology, in particular home automation, is just one focus area for the new year. As the year draws to an end, we take a [...]

From smart to automated – changing homes for the elderly and disabled

By |November 23rd, 2016|Care|

The smart home is here, allowing users to control functions such as heating and lighting via apps and sensors. And even before these functions become common property, the next level of homes is in the making. Imagine being able to control your entire bathroom with your voice and your eyes. And imagine your [...]

Australia raises standards for SCI rehabilitation and intensify search for cure

By |November 9th, 2016|Care|

People suffering from Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) might soon be looking to Australia for new standards for rehabilitation and, before long, maybe even a cure. Until recently, repairing the spinal cord was considered impossible. Thanks to a new noninvasive procedure, people around the world now have reason to believe that a cure [...]

The future of elderly care: It’s not about ageing, it’s about living.

By |September 27th, 2016|Care|

Pressalit is proud to be featured in the new video by Healthcare Denmark “The Future of Elderly Care” in which you can find our kitchen and bathroom products in their right elements. The video aims to introduce viewers to some of the focus areas of the Danish government - to prepare for 2040 [...]

Bravo, Rio!

By |September 23rd, 2016|Paralympics|

A few days have now passed since I attended the closing ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio – a spectacular show with more than 80,000 spectators. The ceremony concluded two weeks that have been very special for me. It has been an incredible experience to follow the Danish athletes at the competition venues [...]

The paralympics are ON

By |September 8th, 2016|Paralympics|

The 2016 Paralympic Games got underway on September 7th with a spectacular show in Rio. One of the memorable highlights from the opening ceremony at Rio’s Maracanã Stadium must have been, when Marcia Malsar, who aided by a walking stick, fell and dropped the flame but managed to pick herself back up immediately [...]

The World is getting older

By |August 25th, 2016|Pressalit|

Global demographics are changing dramatically. Longer life spans and low birth rates mean that the proportion of elderly people in populations around the world is rapidly on the rise. In other words the world’s population is ageing, and that poses both challenges and opportunities to governments and private sector companies alike. Here is a glimpse [...]

Caring for the carers who have to work in the building you’re designing starts at your drawing board. We give you a few tips and insights on “healing architecture”

By |August 1st, 2016|Care|

Architects all over the world are debating evidence-based design and healing architecture. When looking for inspiration, architects from the US often look to Denmark where this is already a very big part of the modern and coherent treatments, in both the public and private health care system. (Full-service consultant: Karlsson Arkitekter / VLA [...]