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.
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.
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.
Great Oaks, a specialist residential, nursing and dementia care home in Bournemouth, and GHM Care customer, has been crowned the winner of the Dorset Building Excellence Awards 2018 for Best Inclusive Building.
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.
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:
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.
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.