News & Case Studies
After a frank conversation with his doctor, nearly two and half years ago, GHM’s Technical Director Aidan took up running. He took on a couple of 10k runs and the last two Oxford Half Marathons. This year though it is the big one and he will be running the 40th London marathon, something he has watched since a child, even thinking they must be mad to run that far.
It has today (2nd March) been reported by Public Health England (PHE) that the widespread transmission of coronavirus in the UK is now ‘highly likely’. Many of our customers are rightly concerned about the potential impact of the developing situation and how it may impact their business. Here is an update to inform customers how GHM can provide support if the situation escalates, and also to offer a helping hand to help protect your business should you require it.
In this blog we have compared internal antennas to external ones for the best in care home Wi-Fi.
We reported last month that one of the biggest challenges for this new decade, will be the ISDN switch off. As a result of this, over the last three years GHM have seen a shift towards Hosted Telephone Systems or upgrading to SIP. But what is happening in the marketplace for care homes?
Berkley Care Group is known for its innovative approach to the sector. They provide luxury living for residents as well as exceptional care, which is recognised by industry bodies. Having worked with several homes in the group already GHM was appointed to install a new communications solution at their new care home in Chesham. This consist of installing a care home telephone system, care home WiFi network, smartphones and Nexus system to integrate with nursecall.
Hillside prides itself on being a good quality home that the current director has run for some 15 years. They were the first home in Wales to be registered under the Eden Alternative, an approach to care that aims to address the three plagues of care home life: Loneliness, helplessness and boredom. GHM Care are working on a few solutions, but our main priority was working closely with the client to install our Nexus solution.
Inspire Neurocare Worcester is a new build rehabilitation facility, purpose-built for the needs of people living with a range of neurological conditions. The solution here consisted of installing a care home telephone system, care home Wi-Fi network and Smartphones, that not only connect to the telephone system, but also the bespoke GHM’s Nexus solution, which integrates with nursecall. The efficiency of the system, security and costs were factored to also take into consideration.
The GHM Care Team have recently been working on a project for Hillside Care Home, a nursing and residential care home with 58 residents in South Wales. Part of the project is installing our Nexus Care Platform, a messaging platform that sends nursecall alarms and alerts directly to mobile phones so noisy consoles can be silenced. Gareth the Director at Hillside Care Home has kindly shared his first thoughts.
As we approach 2020, what can we expect from Telecoms in the next decade? Well, we have seen much change since 2010. If you think back, this was when the iPhone 3GS was the height of sophistication, and so it’s clear that mobiles will evolve significantly more over the next 10-years also.
GHM Care recently installed a Nexus Care Solution at Court House Residential Home in Devon. The solution is a powerful messaging platform that delivers critical alarms and messaging for carers, increasing both patient satisfaction and staff efficiency at the same time.