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Competency Testing Tool

The UK’s health and social care sector has welcomed the recent launch of an innovative new online concept delivered by eCompetency.

Resident Safety from Nutritional Risks

To improve safety for residents at risk of choking or asphyxiation, Person Centred Software has incorporated the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) into its nutritional tools for care providers.

New look Platinum Plan

Spearhead Healthcare, one of the UK’s leading suppliers to the care home sector

Extends Paging to Mobile Recipients

Audio over IP leader Barix is highly regarded for the reliability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of its IP-based paging and intercom solutions. Building on this rich history, the company today announced Paging Cloud, an innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that brings paging into the smartphone-enabled mobile era.

Major Software Update

Less than a year after its official launch in June 2018, care home software provider CoolCare has updated its CoolCare4 product with a major release. The CoolCare 4.2 release includes a redesigned staff calendar and the ability to export custom made reports into Excel, alongside a wide range of smaller improvements across the system.

Hardest-working care superstars

Carers called Emma are logging the highest number of tough jobs, Anne and Lauren are doing the most night shifts, and Katies are logging the most fun activities – according to new data from Log my Care, the care home software provider.

Tiles and decorative planks

International flooring specialist Gerflor is kicking off spring 2019

Revolutionising Care in Care Homes

Celebrating its 1000th customer, Person Centred Software has combined its knowledge of social care with cloud-based technology to invent a new way of working for front-line carers in care homes.

Advanced DBS checks

“Every care provider knows that obtaining DBS clearance is not only an essential part of the recruitment process but it’s a CQC requirement. “

W&P Launches new products

W&P have been supporting Health and Social Care providers with their training, business and compliance requirements since 2001. We have helped existing providers to improve their systems and ultimately grow their business but also supported new providers through the business set up and CQC registration process, so if you are considering setting up as a new provider then we can guide you through the process to successful registration.

Unlock the Value of Light

Over 25 years ago, Ocean Optics started as an entrepreneur-run business with a novel design for a handheld spectrometer.

New Adhesive Free Safety Flooring

Polyflor is delighted to announce the launch of the new Polysafe QuickLay PUR Collection. Polysafe QuickLay is a loose lay safety flooring designed for adhesive-free installation and is the perfect solution for busy commercial environments in need of a quick turnaround and where sustainable slip resistance is a priority.

The influence of the environment

Projects handled by TCHD in its first year of trading, prove the influence of the environment over the entire workings of a care home business.

Single handed care provision

Closomat is a British company, with its head office, sales, service and support teams based in Manchester; it also uniquely offers social care providers- public and private sector- a project management service whereby it can- in house- offer design and specification advice, supply, install, commission, and subsequently service. It is also unique in offering a commissioning visit as standard, to ensure that the WC is not only correctly and safely fitted, but that it is set up to suit the user, and they understand how it works, helping ensure stress-free delivery of independent living.

How safe are your bariatric patients?

Benmor Medical are delighted to announce an exciting exclusive partnership with Tetcon – Textile Technical Concepts, bringing their innovative bariatric emergency evacuation equipment to the UK market for the first time.

Body cameras improve safety and care

A staggering 71% of care home workers have faced violence and aggression in their workplace, with the most common type of abuse being verbal. In the UK alone, police recorded 1200 assaults between residents living at care homes between 2014 and 2016.

New guide to help services improve

Skills for Care has launched a new online guide to help adult social care employers to identify, plan and implement improvements across their service.

Wood-look Alertamat

Spearhead Healthcare, one of the UK’s leading suppliers to the care home sector, today announces the addition of Alerta Medical’s Wood Alertamat to its range of fall prevention products.

C-TEC Safeguards Award

Northern Ireland’s first ‘lifestyle inspired care home’ is being protected by C-TEC’s innovative life-safety systems.

Committed to digital participation

A leading housing and care provider has been praised by the Scottish Government for its commitment to digital participation and empowerment.

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