Category: Technology

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WASHCO Love Laundry Awards 2024 opens for nominations

Established in 2021, the awards celebrate the dedication of care homes and their laundry teams, ...
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The care management platform working with providers to achieve digital transformation

In light of Log my Care’s recent fundraising success, CEO Sam Hussain reflects on the ...
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Care provider launches sustainability initiative

Care home provider Elmfield Care is launching an initiative to eliminate single-use plastic across its ...
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Health sector responsible for one in five data breaches finds research

The health sector was responsible for the highest number of data breaches in 2023, uncovering ...
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Legal
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Agincare unveils new website as part of digital transformation strategy

Care provider Agincare has launched a website and new digital tools as part of a ...
1 month
Technology
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Care directory launches real-time scoring system

Care directory Autumna has teamed up with partners including Care England and Care UK to ...
1 month
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Meallmore care home opens therapeutic sensory room

Meallmore’s St Modans care home in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire has opened a therapeutic sensory room to ...
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Log My Care secures £3m funding to expand learning disability support

Digital care platform Log My Care has secured £3 million from investor Mercia Ventures to ...
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Bield digital transition recognised with awards hattrick

Bield Housing and Care has celebrated an awards hattrick in recognition of its transition to ...
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Technology
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CCH Group rolls out Staffbase app at 220 sites

City & County Healthcare Group (CCH Group) has rolled out the Staffbase employment app to ...
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Staffing
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Adoption of technology enabled care hampered by lack of understanding

Around half of councils in the UK believe there is little or almost no understanding ...
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Technology
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Research reveals users’ priorities for technology enabled care

Research commissioned by a group of care organisations has uncovered people’s top priorities for technology ...
3 months
Technology
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OSJCT migrates to cloud solution as part of digital transformation

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) has migrated to a cloud communications solution ...
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Technology
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Robotic cat proves the ‘purrfect’ care home companion

A robotic cat named Marmalade is proving popular with residents at a Northumberland care home.
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Technology
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Abbey Healthcare pilots PainChek pain assessment tech

A care home pilot in Scotland has seen the number of pain assessments carried out ...
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Technology
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Care home residents experience life under the waves

Care home residents have enjoyed a deep sea experience thanks to VR headsets provided by ...
3 months
Technology
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Barchester Healthcare plans £2.2m solar panel investment

Barchester Healthcare is stepping up its investment in green technologies in 2024 with plans to ...
4 months
Business
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We Care Group introduces PainChek

Care provider We Care Group has introduced PainChek’s digital pain assessment technology across its care ...
4 months
Technology
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Person Centred Software acquires social care platform

Person Centred Software has acquired ResHub, a platform that helps care workers with planning, wellness ...
4 months
Technology
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Live at home care enabler Lilli secures £8.2m

Lilli, which provides technology and services to enable people with health problems to live at ...
4 months
Technology
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Remote technology cuts hospital care home admissions by 25%

A digital remote monitoring technology care home pilot saw a reduction 25% drop in hospital ...
4 months
Technology
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NHS Trust partners with The Access Group on virtual wards pilot

North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) is partnering with The Access Group on designing ...
4 months
Technology
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Bield Housing and Care launches online portal

Bield Housing and Care has officially launched an online customer portal to improve access to ...
4 months
Technology
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Meet Alfred! Lovett Care introduces new robotic team member

A new robotic team member is creating a stir at Lovett Care’s soon-to-open, Fairfax Manor ...
5 months
Technology
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NHS Trust partners with The Access Group for better bed management

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) has partnered with The Access Group to better ...
5 months
Technology
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Person Centred Software acquires care staffing app

Person Centred Software has acquired DepenSys, an app which matches care staff capability and capacity ...
6 months
Business
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Care home introduces headsets to aid communication

Care home MHA Morel Court has introduced headsets to help staff communicate with each other.
7 months
Technology
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Anchor secures funding to improve heat networks

Later-life housing and care company Anchor has securing revenue grant funding to improve communal heating ...
7 months
Property
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The Progress Group acquires digital care worker marketplace

The Progress Group has acquired MyWorkMode, a digital marketplace that connects care providers with qualified ...
7 months
Technology
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Connaught Care partners with NASA tech air filtration firm

Connaught Care has launched a partnership air purification specialist, Greentech Environmental
7 months
Technology
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Dormy Care Communities invests £200k in falls prevention tech roll-out

Dormy Care Communities is investing £200,000 in the roll-out of state-of-the-art falls prevention technology.
7 months
Technology
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Orchard Care Homes achieves 91% drop in significant injuries after PainChek investment

Orchard Care Homes has achieved a 91% drop in significant injuries after introducing the PainChek ...
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Dementia Care
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Skills for Care aims to boost digital confidence

Skills for Care is campaigning to support people working in social care to feel confident ...
7 months
Technology
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Tech innovation offers ‘clear sound’ for care home residents with hearing loss

A new tech innovation from assistive listening specialists, Contacta Systems, offers support to care home ...
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Assisted Living
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Smart socks put best forward for dementia and autism care

A new AI wearable tech innovation that tracks people’s vital signs could revolutionise dementia and ...
8 months
Technology
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Lottie raises Series A round in expansion push

Lottie, a start-up offering a SaaS platform for people seeking care homes, has raised €20 ...
8 months
Technology
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Social care tech projects given £3m government funding

Four new projects have received over £3 million from the government’s Adult Social Care Technology ...
9 months
Technology
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Scotland begins second phase of national pain support app pilot

The second phase has been launched of a national pilot to provide pain support for ...
9 months
Technology
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Care provider launches podcast

Parklands Care Homes is launching a podcast series to take listeners behind the scenes of ...
9 months
Technology
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University studies impact of natural sounds on care home residents

Charity Lilian Faithfull Care is working with the University of Gloucestershire to explore whether the ...
9 months
Research
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Dorset care providers adopt digital records

Six out of ten care homes and home care agencies in Dorset now have electronic ...
9 months
Technology
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CareLineLive acquires care software platforms

CareLineLive, a home care management software company, has acquired C4 Ulysses, the business behind care ...
9 months
Technology
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Kent carer helps save retired nurse’s life

A Kent home care worker has helped save her client’s life after becoming worried about ...
10 months
Staffing
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The Access Group acquires care tech firm 

The Access Group, has acquired Oysta Technology which specialises in care tech solutions.
10 months
Technology
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OneTouch acquires Australian care platform

OneTouch, a provider of home care management software in the UK and Ireland, has acquired, ...
10 months
Technology
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Care staff to have the latest IPC guidance at their fingertips

Health and social care staff will have the latest infection prevention and control (IPC) guidance ...
11 months
Technology
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Hallmark Care Homes launches Corporate Connections challenge

Hallmark Care Homes has launched a Corporate Connections challenge in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs.
11 months
Technology
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Dementia wayfinding app ‘follows the yellow brick road’

An innovative, AI wayfinding app is among the semi-finalists for a prestigious dementia prize.
12 months
Technology
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Agencies launch AI and digital regulations online advice service

A group of agencies including the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has launched an online advice ...
1 year
Legal
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Excelcare invests £2.1m in upgrades and innovation

Care provider Excelcare invested £2.1 million in digital upgrades and innovation over the last year. ...
1 year
Technology
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Adopt a Grandparent partners with Barclays to offer digital training

Charity Adopt a Grandparent is engaging care home staff and residents in digital training through ...
1 year
Technology
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Barchester residents benefit from magic table

Residents at Barchester Healthcare’s Falmouth Court Care Home are benefiting from the home’s investment in ...
1 year
Technology
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Guidance published to drive digital transformation of social care

New guidance has been published by the government to drive the digital transformation of adult ...
1 year
Technology
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Oxfordshire care homes take part in VR trial

Oxfordshire care home residents have “walked” for up to three kilometres while sitting in their ...
1 year
Technology
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Newcastle homes adopt innovative technology

Care home residents in Newcastle are set to become silver surfers after receiving interactive screens ...
1 year
Technology
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Athena Care Homes takes step towards zero waste

Athena Care Homes has committed to replacing multiple cleaning products with a refillable multi-use system ...
1 year
Technology
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Black Swan moves to sustainable chemical-free cleaning

Care provider Black Swan Care Group hopes to save around £30,000 over five years by ...
1 year
Technology
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Care Friends recruitment app wins prestigious innovation award

The Care Friends recruitment app has been honoured in the first ever King’s Awards for ...
1 year
Staffing
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Residents learn new digital skills during care home workshop

Residents at a West Lothian care home have learnt new digital skills during an interactive ...
1 year
Technology
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EXCLUSIVE: Safety planning and technology help care home avoid fire tragedy

Regular fire safety training and drills as well as cutting edge technology has helped a ...
1 year
Technology
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ADASS supports Data Security and Protection Toolkit implementation

North West Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (NW ADASS) has published guidance to ...
1 year
Technology
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Remote patient monitoring solutions made easier to procure for NHS and social care

A framework agreement has made it easier for Integrated Care Systems to procure remote patient ...
1 year
Clinical
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Anti-falls device reminds elderly to take their time

An innovative anti-falls device that reminds the elderly to take their time when getting out ...
1 year
Technology
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Government sets out NHS and social care cyber security strategy

A new strategy to protect the NHS and social care against cyber attacks has been ...
1 year
Policy & Politics
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Hartford Care to launch therapeutical VR headsets

Hartford Care has partnered with US-based technology company, MyndVR, to launch virtual reality therapies in ...
1 year
Technology
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Applications open for The Care Innovation Challenge

Applications are open for The Care Innovation Challenge, a hackathon-style creative weekend of idea generation ...
1 year
Technology
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Health Education England celebrates progress towards delivering digital future

A Health Education England review has demonstrated progress towards implementing recommendations designed to tackle the ...
1 year
Technology
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Person Centred Software acquires Oomph Wellness

Ben Allen, founder Oomph Wellness and Andrew Coles, chief executive, PCS Person Centred Software, provider ...
1 year
Business
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National Care Group rolls out employee engagement app

Adult social care provider National Care Group is partnering with Engage Solutions Group to roll ...
1 year
Technology
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Hartford Care joins forces with Sensio to reduce care home falls risk

Hartford Care has team up with Norwegian company, Sensio, to install room sensors that reduce ...
1 year
Technology
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Cumbria care homes expand virtual reality sessions

Cumbria County Council plans to roll out the use of virtual reality in care homes ...
1 year
Technology
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Ambient goes live with Access Group digital care planning software

Registered UK charity and care provider Ambient Support has introduced Access Health, Support and Care ...
1 year
Technology
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Orion Health launches digital shared care record platform in Devon and Cornwall

A platform to share critical patient data across health and care has gone live in ...
2 years
Technology
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Care UK resident teaches English to Ukrainian refugee

A team member at a Care UK home in Leatherhead, Surrey is receiving some extra ...
2 years
People
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AI and robotics to help early detection of UTIs in care homes

Scottish care homes are working with researchers on a project using artificial intelligence (AI) and ...
2 years
Technology
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Majesticare launches Alexa senior living solution

Majesticare Luxury Care Homes has become one of the first care groups in the UK ...
2 years
Technology
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Orion Health helps care homes access important resident information

Technology provider Orion Health is helping care homes in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight ...
2 years
Technology
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BT trials smart technology at wellbeing scheme for over 55s

Residents at a well-being scheme for the over 55s in Scarborough are among the first ...
2 years
Technology
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Social care podcast launched

Charity Access Social Care has launched a new podcast ‘State of our Nation’ – available ...
2 years
Technology
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Cashless solution for adults with learning disabilities wins Care Innovation Challenge

A cashless solution for adults with learning disabilities designed to support independent living has been ...
2 years
Technology
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Healthcare tech start-up Florence expands into France

Healthcare tech start-up Florence is expanding into France following the success of its UK business.
2 years
Staffing
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Care sector should look ‘in-house’ to nurture next generation of leaders

Given current recruitment challenges, the care sector should look ‘in-house’ to nurture its next generation ...
2 years
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CoolCare partners with FlexEarn to help with care home staffing crisis

Leading care home management software provider, CoolCare, has partnered with FlexEarn’s on-demand pay service to ...
2 years
Technology
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Care platform Lottie acquires Found for £1.5m

Lottie has acquired care home occupancy and customer relationship software company Found.
2 years
Staffing
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Tech project kept care home residents connected during pandemic

A University of Stirling led project helped keep care home residents connected during the pandemic, ...
2 years
Categories
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GHM Care flagship nurse call messaging app integrates with leading digital care management platform Nourish Care

GHM Care has announced its flagship nurse call messaging and reporting tool Nexus will now ...
2 years
Technology
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Digital health and wellbeing platform partners with later living provider 

Digital platform Goldster has announced its partnership with Riverstone, a provider of exceptional London living for the over ...
2 years
Technology
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Six care and housing providers awarded £440k to co-produce tech services with older residents

Bield Housing & Care, Haringey Council, Platform Housing Group, Pobl Group, Southend Care and Wiltshire ...
2 years
Technology
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Florence boss calls for action on energy bills and staffing crisis

Care homes will be forced to close due to soaring energy costs if government support ...
2 years
People
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Channel 3 Consulting recruits Andy Haywood

Channel 3 Consulting, which helps health and care organisations to use technology, has recruited Andy ...
2 years
Technology
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Abbeyfield Scotland joins Blackwood Homes & Care

Residents at 14 shared Abbeyfield shared houses in Scotland have vote to join independent living ...
2 years
Assisted Living
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Digital tool helps local authorities adopt social care reform

A new online self-assessment tool has been launched to support local authorities with social care ...
2 years
Technology
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Orchard Care Homes and Fulcrum Care back care workers in crisis

Leading care provider Orchard Care Homes and consultancy Fulcrum Care are supporting staff through the ...
2 years
Sector/Topic
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Gillian Keegan: “Innovative ideas are so important to transform the care system” 

Five finalist teams from the Care Innovation Challenge creative weekend spent the morning of 10 ...
2 years
Technology
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Coverage Care Services pilots remote patient monitoring system

Shropshire based not-for-profit care provider, Coverage Care Services, has begun trials of a patient monitoring ...
2 years
Technology
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Anthropos partners with Vayyar Care to improve fall detection

Care platform Anthropos is partnering with Vayyar Care, a 4D imaging company, to improve Anthropos’s ...
2 years
Technology
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Gwent care providers collaborate on PainChek pilot

PainChek, a pain assessment tool, has been supported by Life Sciences Hub Wales in receiving ...
2 years
Technology
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Lottie raises £6m from General Catalyst

Lottie, a comparison website for residential care and independent living, has raised £6.125 million from ...
2 years
Finance
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HC-One partners with Radar Healthcare

Elderly residential care provider HC-One has chosen Radar Healthcare as its quality and risk management ...
2 years
Specialist Care
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Research reveals attitudes to adoption of technology in care homes

A survey commissioned by technology firm Zupa, has revealed views among care home managers about ...
2 years
Surveys

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