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25. June 2020

Our care beds of the Elvido and Venta series feature a particularly large height adjustment range from approx. 25 to 80 cm. During adjustment, the beds make a stop at approx. 38 cm, because this height is ergonomically ideal for many people to stand up and sit down. But how should you proceed if very small or very tall residents want a different automatic height for getting up? Product Manager Michaela Amedick explains how you can easily change the intermediate stop using the handset.

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16. June 2020
Slowly but surely, hospitals all over the world are returning to normal operation. Their beds are ready for various patients and medical devices are needed throughout the facility. And as always, those responsible for logistics have to deal with dozens of tasks at the same time. But help is at hand: Bloc – the intelligent logistics system for beds and equipment – from Stiegelmeyer.
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04. June 2020
When the corona crisis began, we at Stiegelmeyer were busy with the final preparations for the geriatric care fair Altenpflege in Hanover. Now all the fairs have long since been cancelled until August, and we miss the personal meetings and the many good discussions with our visitors. This situation is even harder on the many people who organise and set up trade fairs on a professional basis. We feel particularly close to our German booth construction partner optimal Messebau. Fortunately, our associates in Menden have many plans and ideas to survive the crisis unscathed. We talked about this with Managing Director Stefan Gemünd and Project Manager Miguel Sanchez.
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27. May 2020
Jessica Broda is the head of nursing at the Düsseldorf Clinic Bel Etage. The private clinic comprises twelve patient rooms and one suite, and up to 2,000 operations are performed annually – with the main focus on spinal surgery, orthopaedics and plastic surgery. When walking through the ward, the particularly homelike, elegant and sophisticated atmosphere is immediately noticeable. The Stiegelmeyer beds of the Seta type, which have been in full use here for several years, also look as good as new.
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15. August 2019

Stiegelmeyer has been supporting the clinic clowns for years. The work of these artists, who inspire both children in hospitals and senior citizens in nursing homes, is close to our hearts. The clowns have been active in Germany for over 20 years. For 15 years there has been the umbrella association Clowns in Medicine and Nursing Germany e.V. based in Freising. Elisabeth Makepeace, chairwoman of the umbrella association, spoke with us about the different needs in nursing homes and hospitals, the challenges of the digital age and the long road to secure financing.

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18. May 2020
When the first corona cases were reported from Wuhan at the beginning of the year, hardly anyone could have imagined the scale of this pandemic. Today, the virus has spread to 187 countries and has practically brought our familiar life to a standstill. The first countries are only slowly returning to a new normal, but many regions still fear that their healthcare systems will be overloaded. As a result, governments, hospitals and healthcare providers around the world have decided to increase the number of beds – often in dedicated field and auxiliary hospitals. Stiegelmeyer and Burmeier are working at full capacity to support our international partners in this effort.
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21. April 2020
Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our daily lives. The successful fight against multi-resistant germs and dangerous viruses in hospitals and in care is particularly important. Beds play an important role here, because both patients and nursing staff come into close contact with them in rapid succession. During the pandemic, many regular patients are also being transferred from hospital beds to home care beds in order to create additional capacity in the hospitals. A hygiene concept from a single source would be ideal for this purpose. This is precisely where the strength of the Stiegelmeyer-Group with its decades of experience in the design of machine-washable beds is evident.
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04. May 2020
The view from the office window shows the Düsseldorf skyline from its most spectacular side. The Clinic Bel Etage is located in an elegant modern building opposite the former state parliament building of North Rhine-Westphalia at the Kaiserteich. The private clinic is an internationally renowned centre for motion-preserving spinal surgery with the fields of neurosurgery, orthopaedics as well as plastic and aesthetic surgery. We are talking to Chief Physician Andreas Schmitz, who founded the Clinic Bel Etage 2015 together with his wife Anja Schmitz.
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