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    Introducing Log my Care – the simplest and cheapest way for care homes to start electronic care planning.

    Introducing Log my Care – the simplest and cheapest way for care homes to start electronic care planning.

    Log my Care is the easiest way to get a residential care home up and running with electronic care planning. The new system has been developed by carers for carers and has been specifically designed to overcome the challenging amounts of administration and paperwork involved in delivering residential care. “We saw first-hand what a burden […]

    19th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Banstead care home wins technology grant

    Banstead care home wins technology grant

    The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has launched an innovative therapy programme at its Banstead home after winning a £5,000 grant to fund new technology. The Society will use the Santander Foundation Discovery Grant to purchase five new iPads to aid resident activities at the Society’s care home, Belvedere House. The iPads will be used for […]

    19th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Adaptive Technology- or, The Loo that Changes with You

    Adaptive Technology- or, The Loo that Changes with You

    We all have ‘off’ days. We all change with time. If a person has any limitation, those issues have a greater impact on psychological wellbeing, and their ability to do even simple things themselves.   One area where that can be easily addressed- and an area one wouldn’t probably consider- is going to the loo. […]

    6th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Outstanding healthcare innovators celebrated at prestigious Bright Ideas in Health Awards

    Outstanding healthcare innovators celebrated at prestigious Bright Ideas in Health Awards

    Hundreds of healthcare professionals gathered to celebrate the North of England’s most promising innovators at the 2017 Bright Ideas in Health Awards. Now in its 14th year, the event, held at the Hilton Hotel Gateshead, showcases the achievements of NHS staff and healthcare SMEs working towards improving patient care in the North East and North […]

    5th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Artificial intelligence could offer a solution to care staff dissatisfaction, claims care technology expert

    Artificial intelligence could offer a solution to care staff dissatisfaction, claims care technology expert

    IN RESPONSE to the Unison report, Making Visits Matter, released on 29 September 2017, leading rostering software provider Webroster is issuing its call for the care industry to react and adopt artificial intelligence as a possible solution.       Nigel Gittins, managing director of the company that specialises in care industry workforce management solutions, comments: “Unison’s […]

    3rd October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Wellington care home resident attends wedding thanks to technology

    Wellington care home resident attends wedding thanks to technology

    The use of technology is something that continues to grow with each generation. However, for someone like Olive Vile, a 96-year-old resident at Popham Court care home in Wellington, it’s not something she’s familiar with. Olive’s grandson got married earlier this month at Hornsbury Mill in Chard, and unfortunately for Olive, it wasn’t possible for […]

    22nd September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Disabled children can toilet with dignity and improved hygiene with the latest offering from Clos-o-Mat

    Disabled children can toilet with dignity and improved hygiene with the latest offering from Clos-o-Mat

    Disabled children can toilet with dignity and improved hygiene with the latest offering from Clos-o-Mat.   The UK’s leading supplier of toileting aids for the disabled has developed a bespoke clip-on version of the innovative Rifton Hygiene & Toileting System (HTS), enabling the seat to be used with Clos-o-Mat’s Palma Vita wash & dry toilet. […]

    19th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Well Careplus proven to improve quality and efficiency of residential care

    Well Careplus proven to improve quality and efficiency of residential care

    Researchers at Cardiff University have found that Well Careplus’, Well Pad, reduces administrative tasks in care homes by up to 65 hours each month. The technology allows staff to spend more time on face-to-face resident care, which would ordinarily cost care homes an extra £1,400 per month. Results of the study of 66 care homes […]

    27th February 2017 | By | Reply More
    Reduce wage bill but increase client dignity, independence

    Reduce wage bill but increase client dignity, independence

    Wage bills can be reduced permanently, yet better, consistent quality of client independence, dignity and wellbeing attained by a ‘one-off’ investment in assistive technology.   Installing a wash and dry toilet in place of a conventional WC means clients do not need help to wipe clean. Staff are released for other duties. Clients are cleaned […]

    7th February 2017 | By | Reply More
    First City Group appoints Excalibur Communicaations of Swindon as its new IT and mobile partner

    First City Group appoints Excalibur Communicaations of Swindon as its new IT and mobile partner

    First City Group, who employ almost 500 staff for its nursing and training services, has appointed Excalibur Communications of Swindon as its new IT and mobile partner.   The appointment follows the successful new communications infrastructure that Excalibur recently introduced for Home Instead Senior Care Swindon & Vale of the White Horse, a growing provider […]

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