Latest Ofcom report shows decent broadband is a concern for small businesses

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15.12.17

The Connected Nations report found that a lack of decent broadband is a particular concern for small businesses. Small businesses increasingly rely on broadband, but a disproportionate number cannot access even a basic service. We estimate that almost 230,000 small businesses (7%) cannot receive decent broadband. A key benefit of the USO will be to address this concern. We see a similar pattern for superfast broadband, where around 500,000 small businesses (16%) do not have access, compared to 9% of premises as a whole. 

71% of 55-to-75 year olds now own an app-capable handset

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20.09.17

An article by the BBC says that smartphone sales are booming with older consumers in the UK, according to a study of the market.

It indicates that 71% of 55-to-75 year olds now own an app-capable handset. 

GHM shortlisted for the 2017 Comms National Awards

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05.09.17

GHM has been shortlisted for the 2017 Comms National Awards. They are a finalist in the SME Vertical Marketing Solution category. 

Keep your staff WiFi wise this summer

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14.08.17

With many staff taking their various devices on holiday this summer, the chances of finding an insecure WiFi hotspot in a hotel lobby or airport are increased. These 3 simple guidelines could help keep your business telecoms system safe and secure: 

GHM technology in The Guardian feature on WCS Care

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07.08.17

GHM Care's technology has been featured in an article in The Guardian. The article focuses on the amazing work that WCS Care, a partner and customer of GHM Care, are doing with their innovate approach to technology, amenities and care management. 

WCS Drovers House rated outstanding with GHM Care technology

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04.07.17

Drovers House was rated as 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission in a report published on Friday (June 30). The specialist dementia care home on Drover Close was praised for having 'people at the heart of the service', as well as its use of technology, after an unannounced inspection in April. 

Mobile care apps quadruple, changing the delivery of healthcare

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30.06.17

The market for mobile health apps, has this year quadrupled to £320 million, according to ABI Research, radically changing the way health care is delivered and accessed.In any healthcare system apps are key to overhauling the management and efficiency of services, playing a very important role in patient education, disease self-management, and remote monitoring of patients. Above all, mobile apps will be primary in saving the NHS money and resources, with PwC suggesting that a potential £4.4bn could be put back into the NHS with better use of information and technology. 

GHM Care proud to partner WCS Innovation Hub

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16.06.17

GHM Care are proud partners of the new WCS Care Innovation Hub which has been designed to share best practice with other health and care providers.The hub had its' official opening this week where staff, trustees, partners and media toured both the hub and Castlebrook Care Home where the hub is located. 

Record numbers of older people are embracing social media

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15.06.17

The findings from Ofcom’s annual Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes report[2] are out and it looks like record numbers of older people are embracing smart and social technology, with a quarter of over-75s using tablet computers. 

The Role Of Creativity And Technology In Dementia Care

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08.06.17

This article highlights some specific examples how care home technology and creativity can make a huge difference in dementia care.Our care home monitoring, care planning, care apps and nurse call integration are all designed to create a calmer more efficient environment for both residents and workers - allowing carers to spend the time where it matters, with the resident. 

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