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.
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 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.
The findings from Ofcom’s annual Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes report 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.
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.
The Harvard Business Review have published an article advising of the dangers of using public Wi-Fi. Of course, your care home Wi-Fi, home Wi-Fi and many secure networks you use carry limited danger of being hacked but it’s the hotel lobby, airport lounge and coffee shop Wi-Fi that put us at risk of losing our personal data such as passwords, financial information and private pictures and videos.
GHM Care has been featured in the May issue of Tomorrow's Care. In the feature GHM Care explains how new care home technology, such as care apps and integrated nurse call, can make care management as easy and simple as possible by reducing the number of devices staff have to carry to just one.
Social care system ‘beginning to collapse’ as 900 carers quit every day – use the right technology to ease the burden
A report published by the BBC has found that more than 900 adult social care workers a day quit their job in England last year.
Recent increases in line rental charges have hit elderly people the hardest, according to an Ofcom report.Between December 2009 and December 2016, line rental prices had increased by as much as 49% for some customers, the regulator said.