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It's 2020 and time to improve your care quality. Ditch your paper care recording!

Sam and Yulee from Log my Care to talk about the brand-new module “Groups”.

Colour & people in Care

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?

New 100% natural cleansing wipes

Infection control specialist DDC Dolphin has scored a UK first by launching 100% natural hygiene wipes that can be flushed, macerated or composted – without harming the planet.

Hit at top care home

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).

Time saving digital transformation

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.

Quick Room Turnaround

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.

Dementia & design

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.

Wall-mounted light commercial boilers

Hot water and heating specialist Adveco, adds 10 new high-efficiency wall-mounted models to its popular MD condensing gas boiler range for light commercial applications.

Safer falls assistance device

Since 2016, Yorkshire Care Equipment have been supplying the Raizer emergency lifting chair to care homes, hospitals, emergency services, and private residences across Scotland and Northern England.

Laundry management with Sapphire

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.

Exceeding Expectations of Bathing

Reval has been chosen to help care home housing charity Abbeyfield exceed all expectations of care home bathroom environments, with spa therapy assisted bathing.

Finalist in 2019-20 Cloud Awards

Care Control Systems has been declared a finalist this week in the International Cloud Computing Awards program, The Cloud Awards.

Revolutionary nurse call system

Connected care and health solutions provider Tunstall Healthcare has today (11 December) announced the launch of an innovative and revolutionary nurse call system, Tunstall Carecom.

Savings on heating hot water

Rinnai offers free survey including – life cycle costing analysis and carbon savings system schematics on hot water heating costs and installation

Height Adjustable Wash Basin

Astor-Bannerman is proud to design and develop products that cater to practical care needs but have the look and feel of home, taking specialist bathing, patient handling, changing and showering beyond the routine.

Assisitive Listening Device

Conversor is a simple "Assistive Listening Device" It comprises a wireless handheld microphone and personal loop receiver. The simplest, most versatile and least expensive professional remote microphone for assistive listening.

CoolCare4 software update

In its latest, hotly anticipated release, CoolCare has added two major features to its care home management software, CoolCare4.

Anti-slip shower tray

A bathroom manufacturer has launched a long-lasting anti-slip shower tray, available for domestic and commercial installations.

The Relatives Gateway

In the run-up to Christmas, Person Centred Software is helping families keep in touch with their loved ones to combat loneliness in care homes through its online Relatives Gateway portal.

The new Bed Angel

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.

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