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What does BT’s 2025 ISDN switch off really mean for your care home?

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19.11.18

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. 

Nexus Care in action at Emerson Grange Care Home

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10.10.18

It was great to see our new Nexus Care nurse call messaging unit put into action this week at the impressive new Emerson Grange Care Home in Hextable, Kent. 

Top Safety Accreditation for GHM Care

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09.05.18

Care home telecoms provider GHM Care has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. 

Telecoms update: What’s to come…or just plain crazy

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27.03.18

Here is a snapshot of just some of the more extreme technologies that may or may not end up being adopted as part of our business telephone systems of the future: 

Could you be working alongside robot carers soon?

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09.02.18

Report by The GuardianJapan’s elderly are being told to get used to being looked after by robots. Could your care home technology extend to robot carers too?With Japan’s ageing society facing a predicted shortfall of 370,000 caregivers by 2025, the government wants to increase community acceptance of technology that could help fill the gap in the nursing workforce. 

Health and care must take advantage of tech, says parliamentary report

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19.01.18

An independent review of health and care services in Wales has found that the country is in dire need of a system change, including better uptake and use of technologies.The report sets out a “quadruple aim” for the health service to improve health and wellbeing by focusing on prevention, improve quality of care, improve capability and engagement among staff, and increase the value achieved from funding. 

The best way to charge your care home mobile phone

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05.01.18

Our mobile phones for care homes are always the latest hardware out there. But ever wondered what the most optimal way to charge them is? 

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. 

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. 

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