Product news Dynamic duo tackle Covid infection

Lab equipment supplier LTE Scientific is working in partnership with KEN Hygiene Systems to address cross infection measures in residential homes amid the growing pressure on the sector due to Covid-19. The duo has found an innovative use for the

KEN BWD733 bedpan washer as a multi- faceted solution to their cleaning and disinfection requirements. In addition to being able to wash most types of bed pans and urine bottles, a separate rack has been developed which can be utilised to wash clogs. KEN also offers an assortment of bespoke

racks within the bedpan washer range, allowing users to wash and disinfect a variety of other objects in a single unit. “This cost-effective system allows users to

cover a variety of cross infection issues within any care facility by utilising just one bedpan washer with a variety of interchangeable racks,” said LTE business development manager Henrik Nielsen.

New features for lifting device

Yorkshire Care Equipment has launched the Raizer II – an updated version of the innovative lifting device with new features. Steve Ellis, Yorkshire Care Equipment’s

Raizer specialist, said: “Colour-coded back rest and leg pieces have been replaced with universal parts which fit onto either side of the seat unit. Sound indicators were also added so the operator can instantly tell when the device is correctly assembled. “The seat belt is no longer attached to

The Oldham company’s manufacturing and administration headquarters remains fully operational, and LTE is monitoring developments with its supply chain in order minimise shortages and disruption to service levels, he added.

Wall mounted commercial boilers

Hot water and heating specialist Adveco has added 10 new high efficiency wall mounted models to its popular MD condensing gas boiler range for light commercial applications.

The MD wall mounted

boilers offer the same high quality patented heat exchanger construction with a continuous non-welded run of titanium stabilised stainless steel, providing exceptional construction strength and corrosion resistance. The wall mounted variants of the MD also incorporate the brand exclusive three-pass design, featuring large bore, circular tube cross sections that reduce the collection of debris

Natural cleansing wipes

Infection control specialist DDC Dolphin has launched 100 per cent natural hygiene wipes that can be flushed, macerated or composted. Their unique composition means they can be disposed of in bedpan washers, macerators, slop hoppers or toilets. The wet and dry wipes contain no plastic; they are manufactured from 100 per cent non-woven cellulosic material to make them eco-friendly. Zoe Allen, marketing director, DDC Dolphin,

said: “Despite being 15 per cent stronger than competitor wipes, Hygenex wipes are soft,


to ensure greater longevity. Bill Sinclair, technical director,

Adveco, said: “Bespoke hot water and heating system design and supply is at the very heart of everything we do. Extending the MD range ensures we can continue to deliver the perfect results for your project or application.” The new range includes boilers with rated heat outputs of 15, 24 and 34 kW. The MD15,

MD24 and MD34 have two variants to accommodate either central heating only or DHW via an indirect water heater. A third variant of the MD24 and the MD34 includes an integrated plate heat exchanger for instantaneous hot water.

Spearhead updates furniture range

Spearhead has launched a newly updated Furnishe range, which includes bedroom, dining room and living room packages with different finishes and upgrade options to suit every colour scheme and requirement. “Whether you need a dining room table or a full set of bedroom furniture with matching curtains, cushions and bed runner, a flexible package will provide the perfect solution. All are available for delivery in just seven working days” the company said. Each piece of furniture has been carefully

selected to meet the needs of the care environment whilst providing a high quality finish. The designs include features such as rounded corners and large accessible handles, making them suitable for specialist healthcare needs including residents living with dementia.

the seat unit. It can be positioned at any point along the backrest to give the user support where they need it and for extra torso stability, you can now add up to three seatbelts.”

gentle and very absorbent. These remarkable new wipes are free from soap, lanolin and alcohol. They are pH balanced, dermatologically tested, hypoallergenic and suitable for sensitive skin.” • May 2020

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