PPE, hygiene and workplace equipment
Supporting care homes, charities and local councils with high quality supplies. Credit terms available for non profit organisations
We provide a trusted and transparent partnership for businesses, charities and local government
Our business has grown rapidly over the past few months, in part due to our honest and transparent approach along with our customer service. During this time we’ve formed new relationships (for example Alzheimer's Society) enabling the supply of vital PPE and hygiene products whilst continuing to hold onto our values. We provide the best service possible, allowing our clients to continue their work in a safe environment
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Featured case study: Alzheimer's Society
People with dementia have been worst hit by coronavirus, with over a quarter of all coronavirus deaths from the dementia community. Furthermore, many are isolated from social contact and essential healthcare support. Alzheimer’s Society was committed to restarting face to face support as soon as government guidance allowed and it was safe for workers and service users.
Providing our key workers with high quality personal protective equipment (PPE) which we've been able to secure through Rapid Fire Supplies.
Lisa Johnston, Operations Director for Transformation, Commercial & Outreach for Alzheimer’s Society 7th October 2020.
Rapid Fire Supplies News and Information
Rapid Fire Supplies has today been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Our commitment will see everyone working at Rapid Fire Supplies receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.30 in the UK or £10.75 in London. Both rates are significantly higher than the government minimum for over 25s, which currently stands at £8.72 per hour. […]
For today’s blog we cover the impact of COVID-19 on the speech therapy industry and provide details on how the ClearMask™ can help support those who rely on facial expressions and lip reading to communicate. The latest restrictions in the UK means that wearing a face covering is now a part of daily life and […]
We explore the key points from the lastest report ”Worst hit: dementia during coronavirus” from the Alzheimer’s Society, published in September 2020. The full report is available below, along with some useful information about support provided by the Alzheimer’s Society. Summary Above all, The Alzheimer’s Society report covers the harrowing impact that dementia suffers are […]
With so many companies and retail outlets now selling PPE, we explore what customers should look out for to get the right products. Fake certification, poor quality products and unethcial sourcing can all be at play when buying PPE. It is important to understand what PPE does and does not do for the wearer and […]
Alzheimer’s Society advice and guidence original source here Here are answers to some commonly-asked questions (FAQs) from people affected by dementia, as well as a list of organisations that can provide information and advice during the coronavirus pandemic. Alzheimer’s Society is supporting people affected by dementia through the coronavirus pandemic, and Rapid Fire Supplies has […]
According to PHE, under most circumstances, the amount of infectious virus on any contaminated surfaces is likely to have decreased significantly by 24 hours, and even more so by 48 hours. There is no official confirmation on exactly how long COVID 19 stays on surfaces. The current guidance is an estimate and can vary depending […]
The word ‘dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. These changes are often small to start with, but for someone with dementia they have become severe enough to affect daily life. A person with dementia may also experience changes in their mood or behaviour. Dementia is […]
Rapid Fire Supplies have been importing the ClearMask for customers in the UK since COVID-19. We are delighted that they are now approved for NHS and social care settings. There has certainly been a gap in suitable mask solutions for the hearing loss communities. The announcement from the UK Government on the 5th September will […]
It’s vital for businesses and services to prepare for visitors or employees who show symptoms of COVID-19. How do you protect them? what do you need? According to the latest government information, if you have any of the main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), get a test as soon as possible. Stay at home until you […]
Hand sanitiser use has become part of the everyday normal due to the coronavirus, now used regularly in the home and workplace. But when is it ok and not ok to use? As hand cleanliness is one of the most important hygiene practices and preventative measures for containing coronavirus, it’s important to know. In the simplest terms sanitising your hands can be successfully achieved […]
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