Guidance has been published for Care Homes in case there is a Brexit 'no deal'.
Minister for Care Caroline Dinenage recently visited WCS Care’s Castle Brook home and Innovation Hub in Kenilworth in the West Midlands where a range of technology is being showcased including the GHM messaging unit and integrated nursecall.
And why you should prepare for it sooner rather than later…The impending end of life date for analogue ISDN telephony, set by BT for 2025, represents one of the most significant changes in care home telecoms history. Whilst millions of businesses have already turned away from ISDN in favour of more cost effective and functional alternatives, the 2025 switch off means that in order for care homes to continue using their business telephone systems past 2025 they have no choice but to embrace modern, internet based digital telephony as using an ISDN2 or ISDN30 system will no longer be possible.
GHM Care's new smartphone messaging system has been featured in the latest issue of Care Home Management.
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock announced last week that he is making more than £200 million available to the NHS to improve technological standards across the board. Mr Hancock stated that the NHS “must make use of the best technology available to support some of our most basic needs”. Having spoken with hundreds of local GP surgeries and medical centres over the past few weeks, some of which were using telephone systems so overwhelmed that we were kept on hold for upwards of fifteen minutes before we were able to speak to a receptionist, we have comprised a list of five reasons why a fit for purpose telephone system should be at the epicentre of Mr Hancock’s technological overhaul of the NHS.
GHM Care has developed and launched a new messaging unit for care homes. The platform, called Nexus Care, allows staff to receive alarm notifications from any nurse call system directly on their smartphone.
Care home telecoms provider GHM Care has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.
GHM Care are delighted to have installed the phone system and specialist care home WiFi to a brand new Oakland care home in Eastbourne. The system has been linked to the nurse call system and all of the staff's smartphones to improve mobility, efficiency and noise levels throughout the home.