RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
Sam and Yulee from Log my Care to talk about the brand-new module “Groups”.
Wherever you’re from, whatever dialect you speak, or even if you don’t speak, colour can communicate to people around the world emotion, feelings and attitudes towards something. Take a warning sign as an example, if this was painted in a light aqua green for example, would you take the warning as seriously?
C-TEC’s powerful new Quantec Surveyor2 Cloud-based data management software has been installed at Croft House Care Home in Yorkshire. With its capacity to generate reports on busiest shifts, call response times, most frequently visited rooms and more, the owners and managers of the facility, Victoria and Giles Bateman say that Surveyor2 has revolutionised operations at their family-run residential care home, recently rated outstanding in care by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Making the switch from recording care using heaps of paper to the variety of new digitals out here has been one of the innovations of the last decade. Many providers have made the journey and are now recording care using handheld devices saving them time and effort.
Consider this. A room becomes vacant in your Care Home, but it needs a complete refurbishment before you can accept the next resident. You reach out to retailers to find out it will take weeks for suitable furniture and furnishings to arrive. The room lies empty and your lost income ends up running into the thousands.
Designing for Care is challenging and rewarding. It takes great levels of creativity to design schemes to promote independence, enhance moods and keep within tight budgets all under high regulation. However, once the work is completed, the noticeable improvements to environments and the lives of all those associated with it is realised and the rewards are priceless.
Girbau, is revolutionising commercial and vended laundry management with Sapphire, one of the latest innovations from the company. It is based on a smart remote-control software that draws on the latest technology on the Internet of Things (IoT) and the company's know-how to optimise the business and improve profitability.
Alarm Radio Monitoring (ARM) has added a new product to its range of wireless nurse call and staff alarm systems – the Bed Angel. The unobtrusive ceiling-mounted Bed Angel creates a circle of care over the sleeping resident, using thermal imaging to monitor the bed and the area directly around it. If a resident leaves the bed, goes to the bathroom and does not return within the allocated time, falls or exits the room, care home staff are alerted immediately.