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Retrofitting buildings helps people age in place

By |February 6th, 2017|Care|

The staggering pace of technological development poses a challenge to those who design, construct and equip both private and public housing. Since buildings are constructed to last much longer than the technology initially installed in them how do we ensure that these existing buildings, and not least the people living in them, can take advantage [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

6 great websites for planning a dream vacation for yourself, your family and your carer-team

By |June 23rd, 2016|Care|

Travel for people with disabilities, also known as “disabled travel” or “accessible travel,” is on the rise all over the world. We see more and more impressive advances toward opening the leisure and travel market to everyone, including travelers with limited mobility. And like the rest of us, an increasing number of people with disabilities [...]

What other countries can learn from the happiest country in the world

By |May 26th, 2016|Care|

A society is defined by how well it cares for its weakest citizens, and Denmark is, year after year, rewarded as the happiest country in the world. We’d like to think that one of the reasons for this is that people here feel that they will always be taken care of and treated with dignity, [...]

Disability and mobility aids redesigned in style

By |May 3rd, 2016|Care|

High demands from the health sector have always strongly influenced the general design of assistive products and will continue to do so. But a clear tendency is emerging in the industry; designers are to a greater extent drawing the user into focus and wish to challenge the conventional status quo in the field of [...]

Welcome to our blog – it’s all about you

By |April 20th, 2016|Care|

At Pressalit Care we have a clear-cut purpose: To make life better for people with mobility disabilities, create better working environments for those who help them, and promote economic sustainability for those who design and invest in solutions that ensure the above. That’s what we’re all about. And that’s what this blog is [...]