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Wi-Fi 6: What is it, how fast is it and how will I get it.

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12.06.19

Wi-Fi 6 is just starting to arrive this year, and there’s a good chance it’ll be inside your next phone or laptop. Here’s what you should expect once it arrives.

 

Is your care home ready for the rise in IoT devices?

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08.02.19

A new study reveals that only 42% of UK companies are capable of detecting an IoT breach, with only France worse off at 36%.  IoT has been predicted to rise over the next few years as 5G becomes mainstream.

Many care homes are adopting new technologies and medical devices that are smart and connected so it's worth taking a closer look at what security measures you have in place.

 

Ofcom says time using landlines has halved in five years

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07.01.19

Between 2012 and 2017, time spent on landline calls plummeted from 103 billion minutes to 54 billion minutes. Over the same period, mobile calls rose to 148.6 billion minutes.  

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 Guardian Japan’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?