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RIBA Product Selector
Address & Contact details:
106 Longmead Road

Emerald Park
Emersons Green
Bristol
Avon
BS16 7FG
www.danfloor.co.uk
Catherine Helliker
Tel +44 (0)117 970 8025
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danfloor UK Ltd

Overview

danfloor UK Ltd are specialist manufactures of impervious and non impervious broadloom carpets and carpet tiles. Contemporary, hardwearing and stylish, the carpet ranges are suited to the healthcare, education, commercial and leisure industries. danfloor UK Ltd uses branded carpet fibres, which determines the quality of the carpet and influences aspects such as surface structure, colour and feel as well as many functional features, offering a great deal of flooring possibilities. All of the ranges are tested in accordance with BS EN1307 standards and carry a number of comprehensive warranty packages. Our Equinox Collection and Economix range have also received Dementia Design Product Accreditation from the University of Stirling's Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC). The majority of colours form the Equinox, Tones, Evolve and Economix ranges have been accredited with ratings ranging from 1a, use indiscriminately and 1b, which mean they can be used throughout. A few more patterned colours have received a rating of 2, which are still considered suitable for dementia inclusive environments, but must be used with some caution. Giving you the peace of mind that our carpets will help to create dementia inclusive environments.

CPD Material (3)


Article
There is a common misconception that there can be infection control issues with having carpet within healthcare settings including residential care homes and mental health facilities. This CPD article looks at various studies and research findings around some of the common misconceptions of the use of carpets within non-clinical healthcare environments, with a focus on infection control and cleaning. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- The spread of bacteria and fungi from floor finishes and why carpets shouldn't be eliminated from specifications
- The rules and regulations of installing carpets within healthcare
- Facts and figures about carpet life cycle costs and energy savings from the use of carpet
- Why carpets shouldn't be considered as an infection control risk in non-clinical healthcare environments
- Health building notes and what the CQC say about the use of carpets
Knowledge level:
Microlearning
Material type: Article
Seminar
Improving Learning and Living Environments within the Education Sector
This presentation looks at the importance of carpet specification within education facilities including student accommodation and boarding settings. It covers the benefits that carpet offers which helps to improve the learning and living environments including; improving concentration and comfort, acoustics, indoor air quality, lessening injuries from trips and fall and realising cost savings. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- How carpet can improve living and learning environments
- The importance and yarn selection and finishing products
- How to specify a carpet which is suitable for the demands of the education sector
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Carpet Specification for a Theraputic Environment
This seminar explains how carpet can help to create a therapeutic environment in a care or mental health setting. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- The importance of carpet specification within therapeutic environments looking at acoustics, indoor air quality, use of colours, trips and falls and creating a homelike feeling
- The various benefits that carpet offers which help to create a physical, social and psychologically safe place that is specifically designed for healing and wellbeing
- That carpet needs to be cleaned and maintained like any other flooring finish
- How to specify a carpet which is suitable for the demands of the care and mental health sector
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar

Classifications


danfloor UK Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas