Armitage Shanks Enhances DOC M

Armitage Shanks, the renowned commercial washroom solutions provider, has enhanced its industry-leading DOC M package alongside new research around sight loss and dementia.

Virtual Dementia Tour

To coincide with Dementia Action Week (20-26 May 2019), leading care supplies company Spearhead Healthcare has played host to The Virtual Dementia Tour, a renowned interactive training day designed to give participants a unique insight into the world as experienced by dementia patients.

Premium module for carers

Log my Care, the care home software provider, has announced the launch of a new premium module. Log my Care - Pro is the first optional premium module for its free care planning software, designed to help care homes streamline their record keeping.

Care Planning System Launches in Ireland

Person Centred Software is delighted to announce its launch in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Valley Nursing Home in County Tyrone, part of MPS Care Group is the first care provider outside of England, Scotland, Wales, Australia and New Zealand to use Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) to evidence care electronically.

New Lighting Solution Innovates

​Whitecroft Lighting, leading manufacturers of healthcare lighting in the UK, today unveils Florence+ - a single piece low profile bedhead luminaire, innovating lighting solutions in healthcare environments.

Florence Tackles the social care staffing crisis

Florence, the recruitment marketplace where care and nursing homes can find qualified staff to fill temporary shifts, today announces it has expanded – adding carers to the pool of qualified healthcare professionals working through its innovative platform.

Advanced wet room facilities

One of three care homes operated by Only Care, Hollybank House in Oakerthorpe is a 40-bed facility caring for elderly residents with a variety of needs. Taking pride in a homely and person-centred approach, Hollybank has commissioned Gainsborough to install a new specialist wet room and accessible toilets for enhanced care.

Revolutionising care for dementia residents

Worthington Lake Care Home in Wigan is leading the way in dementia care since opening its doors at the end of March.

OTAC debut success

SitnStand, the new Portable Smart Rising Seat from Life Assistant Ltd, has generated significant interest from healthcare professionals at OTAC (Occupational Therapy Adaptation Conferences), supported by the endorsement of leading OT Kate Sheehan.

Competency Testing Tool

The UK’s health and social care sector has welcomed the recent launch of an innovative new online concept delivered by eCompetency.

Resident Safety from Nutritional Risks

To improve safety for residents at risk of choking or asphyxiation, Person Centred Software has incorporated the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) into its nutritional tools for care providers.

New look Platinum Plan

Spearhead Healthcare, one of the UK’s leading suppliers to the care home sector

Extends Paging to Mobile Recipients

Audio over IP leader Barix is highly regarded for the reliability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of its IP-based paging and intercom solutions. Building on this rich history, the company today announced Paging Cloud, an innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that brings paging into the smartphone-enabled mobile era.

Major Software Update

Less than a year after its official launch in June 2018, care home software provider CoolCare has updated its CoolCare4 product with a major release. The CoolCare 4.2 release includes a redesigned staff calendar and the ability to export custom made reports into Excel, alongside a wide range of smaller improvements across the system.

Hardest-working care superstars

Carers called Emma are logging the highest number of tough jobs, Anne and Lauren are doing the most night shifts, and Katies are logging the most fun activities – according to new data from Log my Care, the care home software provider.

Tiles and decorative planks

International flooring specialist Gerflor is kicking off spring 2019

Revolutionising Care in Care Homes

Celebrating its 1000th customer, Person Centred Software has combined its knowledge of social care with cloud-based technology to invent a new way of working for front-line carers in care homes.

Advanced DBS checks

“Every care provider knows that obtaining DBS clearance is not only an essential part of the recruitment process but it’s a CQC requirement. “

W&P Launches new products

W&P have been supporting Health and Social Care providers with their training, business and compliance requirements since 2001. We have helped existing providers to improve their systems and ultimately grow their business but also supported new providers through the business set up and CQC registration process, so if you are considering setting up as a new provider then we can guide you through the process to successful registration.

Unlock the Value of Light

Over 25 years ago, Ocean Optics started as an entrepreneur-run business with a novel design for a handheld spectrometer.