Person Centred Solutions
Person Centred Solutions is a UHI start-up founded by Roma Gibb, a student nurse and creator of the Bed Band, a patent-pending sleeping aid for people with mobility issues.
Roma developed the device while working on hospital wards as part of her degree. She noticed that getting a good night’s sleep is a major challenge for people with mobility issues as they struggle to maintain a comfortable and safe position in bed. With sleep deficiency linked to numerous chronic health problems including heart disease, diabetes, stroke and depression, a solution can’t come soon enough, particularly for the many millions of people in the UK who have mobility limitations.
As well as reducing insomnia and discomfort for patients, the device could be beneficial for the NHS in helping to lower professional care requirements.
Person Centred Solutions was a runner-up in the KickStart Challenge in 2022.