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TECHNOLOGY AND SOFTWARE Ablyss Care Management System When it comes to care planning and recording, the options available to today’s care home owner are vast, and in a world where technology moves at lightening speed, it can be difficult to know the right way to go. The days when staff were tied to their desks with pens, papers and diaries are long gone, but how best to move with the times? The right software system should do many things. The Ablyss Care Management System provides a good example of what all homes should look out for: • Records resident admission and discharge details • Care planning and risk assessments • Complete historical trail of evaluations • Shift handover and diary reminders • Medical notes and body-map charting • Individual and home diaries • Messaging system • Accident and incident analysis • Rotas and absence tracking • Training and employee reviews • Design your own assessments and templates • Extensive security and auditing tools. There are now so many systems on

Care Vision

Shaping the future of care - with a wide range of services, Care Vision offers a spectrum of solutions that will bring all your care home needs under one roof. Only a care home manager knows just how complex and challenging care management is. Care Vision has been built on the principle, that simplifying means unifying: the many types of tasks and departments that share space under your one

the market, which should you choose? Every software manufacturer will provide a system that might appear to be similar to all the others, but all are slightly different. It is worth deciding what is important to you before starting your search. Cloud or server based system? Modular or all in one? Costs (value for money)? How simple is implementation etc..? Making the change from using a pencil and paper to using technology instead can be an advantageous move. Software systems, such as Ablyss CMS, undertake tasks that are recorded and auditable. It is complex without being complicated and provides a more efficient use of time because, in the long term, everything is securely recorded. Software systems need no longer be PC-based, but can be used on tablets and smartphones too. Technology and software has the potential to change the care process for the better if the correct system is used. To book your demonstration, or 30-day free trial, of Ablyss CMS call 01625 535685 today!

roof should also share one integrated system. From Emar to food prep, housekeeping, health & safety, HR and family visits. Care Vision is designed to save time whilst meeting and going beyond CQC requirements. Rishi Jawaheer has been a director of the Jawa Group for over 12 years. The family’s first dementia care home was established in the 1980s, in London. Consulting with carers, families and professionals Rishi has created Care Vision. A solution built from the challenges of providing care and recording required information in real situations. Care vision has been designed to meet the complex needs of individuals using the service, from the perspective and skill level of carers. The quality of the record keeping satisfies the regulators. Care Vision works with providers to create a tailormade solution that suits your service. Care notes can be entered in a few clicks at the point of service. Using icons and speech to text but also having the ability to easily edit makes this a fantastic tool for a modern-day carer. By using Care Vision, you can save up to 2-4 hours per week, per resident in staff hours. That means if you have a care home of 20 residents you can save up to 40-80 staff hours per week, 160-320 staff hours per month. That’s equivalent to 1-2 fulltime staff. To find out more, check out the film on www.carevisioncms.co.uk

You wouldn’t throw the baby out with the bath water! Don’t throw all your wireless call points away. They could be used with the latest touch-screen displays, call logging, pagers & other innovations. Edison can usually repair or supply additional:

CALL POINTS PAGERS MATS (wired and wireless) PORTABLE INFRA RED OUT OF BED DETECTORS & THE LATEST CENTRAL PANELS PAGING LOGGING Wired and Pre-wired systems Existing wiring is usually adequate to install a new system. New wired or wireless systems including falls mitigation, record keeping of 30 million events and other innovations are available. Tell us if you have a requirement that we have not thought of that the traditional suppliers will not entertain. Edison can also be described as traditional as we started in 1984 and have many blue chip and NHS customers. Unlike some traditional suppliers we listen to our customers and implement their requirements.

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The Carer #44 Spring 2019  

Issue #44 of The Carer - The leading independent publication for nursing and residential care homes. Published Spring (April) 2019.

The Carer #44 Spring 2019  

Issue #44 of The Carer - The leading independent publication for nursing and residential care homes. Published Spring (April) 2019.

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