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Care home praises myco 3

The owner of a care home rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission has praised the ‘100% positive’ deployment of Myco smartphones for staff, in a unique partnership between leading health and social care technology providers Ascom and Person Centred Software.

Taffy Gatawa joins CASPA

The CASPA Board of Directors, an independent association representing the views and interests of social care software providers, announces the appointment of Taffy Gatawa CIPP/E to the Board. Ms. Gatawa, Chief Information & Compliance Officer at everyLIFE Technologies, expands the Board to 6 Directors and brings expertise in data protection, information governance and security within the social care and software sector.

Aroma care solutions launches hand sanitiser

Aroma Care Solutions has launched a new alcohol-free hand sanitiser to help healthcare institutions prevent the spread of infectious diseases among staff, patients and visitors.

Healthcare professionals of the future

Hartlepool Sixth Form has launched a state-of-the-art Health Hub to provide future healthcare professionals with skills to meet the sector’s increasing needs.

Water Safety Masterclass

Healthcare professionals in Scotland will benefit from the latest water safety masterclass delivered by expert washroom providers, Armitage Shanks and medical solutions provider, Pall Medical. The masterclass will feature a number of engaging sessions from a range of expert speakers offering guidance on how to best overcome challenges faced when making decisions around the most effective water-borne infection control processes in hospitals.

Smart technology voice activation

“Hey smart speaker, can you support residents in care to make life a little easier?”

Swift Mobil-2 shower commode chairs

Etac R82, the respected assistive equipment specialist, has introduced the latest product to its ergonomic and sustainable portfolio – the ground-breaking Etac Swift Mobil-2 shower commode chair range.

Manage the risks of resident choking

At SoupedUp, we’ve seen residents pass away from choking because a change of diet form wasn’t delivered to the kitchen in a timely manner and the resident was given the wrong food texture.

NHS digital funding extends

NHS Digital’s Social Care Digital Innovation Programme funding is enabling care homes in Sutton and Merton to transfer care records to hospital electronically.

Domino |The Arrival of the King

We're incredibly excited to announce that we've teamed up with Zonzini as the exclusive UK distributor of their Domino People stairclimber! Domino People is a new type of stairclimber which can carry both powered and hand-operated wheelchairs with a capacity up to 400kg.

The power of reminiscence

The Sporting Memories Foundation has been chosen by Person Centred Software as its charity of the year. The charity tackles dementia, depression and loneliness through the power of sports reminiscence.

Personal nurse call button

The new WristPIT from Pinpoint, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of Personal Alarm Systems, is a bespoke patient call transmitter designed to be worn on the wrist.

A sustainable future proof flooring

Selecting environmentally conscious flooring products amidst the vast array of sustainable flooring options can be a daunting task. With the market for sustainable flooring growing at a steady pace, it’s important for designers and specifiers to select sustainable flooring products that are both modern and contemporary and deliver an outstanding degree of performance with minimal impact on the environment.

Fire safety regulations for curtains and drapes

When working in care environment the goal is to keep residents safe and keep the care home compliant to any regulations set out by the government and the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Patient handling range expanded

Invacare is excited to introduce new products to the Safe Patient Handling range. The new products have been designed with clients, carers and their families in mind.

Bringing people together

The team at Benmor say they have recently been touched by the remarkable fundraising efforts of a gentleman raising money to purchase an Aurum+ bed for Oakhaven Hospice in Lymington.

New photos and zones features

New feature releases are a testament to the responsiveness of the software provider and how committed they are to being designed by carers for carers.

New range of LED strips

New system of flexible LED strip lighting and accessories covers a wide variety of requirements for professional lighting applications

Cleaning up Caring for obese clients

One of the less obvious issues when providing care support for obese clients is faecal incontinence. It causes health & hygiene concerns for care giver and recipient alike.

Better oral care in care homes

According to an article published on BBC News on 24th June 2019, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that residents in care homes are missing out on dental care

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