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Computer chip woe to continue, plan ahead

Posted by: Jo Love
Category: Care Home Technology

Due to the Covid pandemic and other factors, the worldwide shortage of computer chips could last into next year year. The shortage of semi-conductors across the globe has resulted in supply issues for every day care home technology such as computers and phones.

At first, many manufacturers cut their orders thinking demand would fall. However, it was quite the opposite as demand for consumer electronics rose during the pandemic.

How can your care home customers overcome this is in the short term? The key is to plan as far in advance as possible for technology installs and upgrades. The GHM team will continually monitor stock levels and work with our customers to ensure we can complete projects to schedule.