Category: Awareness Days/Weeks

World Sleep Day 2021

World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep. Here at Centrobed we fully understand the importance of a goods night sleep, and our aim is to make quality sleep accessible to everyone....

Legs Matter Week 2020

The first week of June is Legs Matter Week. A week committed to increasing the overall awareness of leg and feet conditions and in doing so improving the overall quality of leg and foot care that people receive on a regular basis. Poor leg or foot health can have...

Healthcare Science Week

We are currently in ‘Healthcare Science Week’ (March 6th – 15th), the goal of this week is to promote and celebrate the advancements in all branches of healthcare including medicine, treatment and technology. One of the most important aspects of healthcare science that is occupational therapy and professional care....

6000 people become carers in the UK every day

The 21st of November is Carers Rights Day. The goal of this day is to help both new and experienced carers and increase the general understanding of the needs of carers. What people often overlook is that when people become carers, crucial parts of their lives are impacted. For...

Child Health Day

Today is Child Health Day, the purpose of this day it to improve people’s knowledge and understanding on how to protect and facilitate a safe environment for children as they grow up. This includes how to appropriately treat children who have conditions or illnesses that could limit them physically...

Lupus Awareness Month Blog

October is Lupus Awareness month; the focus of this event is to improve the understanding of this illness for both the general public and health professionals. Lupus is an incurable immune system condition most commonly occurring in females following childbirth that can be mild to severe and affect any...

International Ataxia Awareness Day

The 25th September is International Ataxia Awareness Day; the purpose of this day is to improve people’s understanding of this uncommon disease. Ataxia can occur at any point in a person’s life; its severity and progression can vary greatly. Ataxia stems from damage to the cerebellum, the section of...

Arthritis Awareness Month

September is Arthritis Awareness Month; the main objective of this month is to increase people’s knowledge and understanding of the condition with the hope that it will facilitate better treatment in the future. There are over 10 million people who have Arthritis or a similar condition in the UK...