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Social care is moving more and more towards computer-based systems, but that doesn’t mean choosing one is easy. To help you find the solution that best suits you, select organisations explain their platforms and the benefits they can offer.

Birdie

Tel: 0208 089 1821
Email: hello.cmm@birdie.care
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Sectors

  • Domiciliary care.
  • Local authorities.
  • Live-in care.

Products

  • Digital care planning and assessment.
  • Digital care monitoring and reporting.
  • Mobile care and alerts monitoring.
  • Client’s wellbeing monitoring.
  • Medication management.
  • Next of kin app.
  • IoT in-home solution.

Company profile

At Birdie, we believe that human care and technology should come together to better answer the needs of ageing adults.

Birdie is a care technology platform supporting care agencies like yours to become more efficient, save precious time and money that can be reinvested in the care you provide. It also enables real-time information sharing, making your care safer and more person-centred.

Our platform includes our Agency hub, our digital apps and integrated home sensors. This system works seamlessly to capture and provide real-time information about the care and wellbeing of your clients, bringing more transparency in your operations.

But that’s not all. Birdie helps you make your care safer. By analysing care reports and sensors information, our advanced health analytics will identify patterns of deterioration and notify you and your clients’ relatives of any potential issue as well as helping you resolve them.

Birdie is a step-change in the industry, supporting you to work towards the highest regulatory standard. Rather than simply improving operations, it actively enhances the quality of your care and enables you to deliver tailored, preventive care to all your clients.

CareDocs

Tel: 0333 500 5115
Email: enquiries@caredocs.co.uk
Website: www.caredocs.co.uk

Sectors

  • Domiciliary/home care.
  • Learning disabilities.
  • Mental health.
  • Nursing care.
  • Residential care.
  • Supported living.
  • Local government services.

Products

  • Unrivalled digital care planning.
  • Intelligent person-centred configuration.
  • Digital care recording.
  • Available on the Cloud or locally.
  • Comprehensive care managing software.
  • Full suite of KPI reports.
  • Built in policies and procedures.

Company profile

Care Management Systems Limited, established in 2008 represents CareDocs; the most innovative, comprehensive digital care planning and management system for any care setting.

Trusted by care homes and care homes with nursing through to specialist care and domiciliary care agencies, our market-leading software reduces service staff administration times and enables the extra time to provide care. Available on the Cloud, CareDocs is highly innovative yet easy to use, which is why we are chosen by care managers nationwide.

Recording data and events at the point of care is good practice. It helps towards compliance, improves accuracy and saves significant amounts of time. Simplify your day-to-day care recording using our dedicated devices; ensure your care records are up-to-date from anywhere; and give your staff more time to care and reinvest your savings on alternative provisions. These are just some of the benefits of implementing CareDocs.

CareDocs Cloud provides managers with quick access to vital information, no matter their location.

The Home & Group Management dashboard is home to an overview of all your business KPIs, as well as mandatory, scheduled tasks that are necessary to run an efficient care home. With the ability to add and amend the categories as you wish, you can be sure that this will fit the needs of your home or group precisely.

Analysing and comparing data is key to ensuring high performance across multiple care homes. CareDocs enables you to make quick and clear comparisons across multiple properties, raise concerns about performance and act upon issues far quicker than previous paper or desktop-based methods.

Renowned for supporting our customers, we provide enhanced data security, unlimited technical help, initial and annual on-site training, and free legislative updates to the program, making us a truly complete care management solution. Capture and report what’s important and where its important.

Coolcare

Tel: 0113 385 3853
Email: info@coolcare4.co.uk
Website: www.lntsoftware.com

Sectors

  • Administration.
  • Care home management.
  • Residential care.
  • Supported living.
  • Nursing homes.

Products

  • Rostering.
  • Time and attendance.
  • Staff and HR records.
  • Training compliance.
  • Resident records.
  • Occupancy management.
  • Enquiry CRM system.
  • Resident invoicing.
  • Petty cash.
  • Home ledgers.
  • Virtual notice board.
  • Business analysis and reporting.

Company profile

CoolCare saves care homes time and money by automating administrative tasks. It helps to prevent unnecessary overspend on items such as care home staffing, as well as boosting revenues through effective occupancy management and accurate invoice processing. Whether a single home or a multi-site group, CoolCare enables easy care home management and improves the profitability of your business.

Our years of experience in running care homes means we know the complexities of key operational processes, such as invoicing, and understand the pressures of running a 24/7 business. We truly get the needs of care home businesses and our software has been designed based on those decades of operational expertise.

As a result, care home and head office staff alike find CoolCare very easy to use. Its exceptional user-friendliness comes from that deep understanding of what a day in the life of a care home is really like. We understand the way care homes work and how staff will want to use the software to your business’ advantage. The software’s careful design therefore ensures our customers’ care home management is as simple and efficient as possible. That also encourages more usage of the system and improved accuracy, which in turn makes business analysis and planning easier.

Any information that requires action by your staff will be brought to their attention through their personal dashboard. Your staff’s time can therefore be better focused, giving them time to spend with residents and preventing potential errors.

CoolCare can be accessed through any device, from anywhere in the world, as long as you have internet connection. It is quick and easy to get started on CoolCare, and your business will be reaping the financial and operational benefits of more efficient care home management within weeks of getting set-up.

CVMinder

Tel: 01634 202101
Email: enquiries@cvminder.co.uk
Website: www.cvminder.co.uk

Sectors

  • Care homes.
  • Nursing homes.
  • Supported living.
  • Specialist care.
  • Private hospitals.
  • Charities.

Products

  • Applicant Tracking System for care.
  • Job board advertising.
  • Flexible data collection.
  • Branded applications.
  • Shortlisting, interview and offers.
  • Integrated communications.
  • On-boarding.
  • CQC compliance.

Company profile

Make recruiting easy with CVMinder, an award-winning Applicant Tracking System (ATS) that reduces recruitment costs and improves results. Manage your advertising, shortlisting, interviews, offers and on-boarding conveniently and securely from anywhere.

CVMinder ATS is built with input from our Ambassador Customers. They are care organisations, big and small, facing the same recruitment challenges as you. They have successfully addressed hard-to-recruit locations, salary competition, pleasing the CQC and easing collaboration between HR and line managers.

Try a more rewarding approach and let CVMinder publish your vacancies to free-to-post resources, including Indeed, Google for Jobs and GOV Find a Job. Connect it to your favourite subscription job boards and strengthen your advertising at the touch of a button.

Lead all candidates through a flexible, branded application process via your website, external adverts, automated alerts and more. Select the application information you prefer to receive, with options including the CV, personal statement, work history, education, disability, convictions and referees.

Be secure and share roles and applicants between HR and line managers online. You’ll benefit from faster, fairer shortlisting so you can contact your best candidates without delay.

Applicants want to hear from you, so create your own templates to speed up communication. Personalise your messaging for each stage of the recruitment process.
Stay compliant with GDPR and take control of employee on-boarding so that you can audit all of your checks in a way that CQC will love.

Get the recruiting advantage you deserve. We have options to suit every budget, so call us now to find out how much you could save with CVMinder ATS.

Fastroi Ltd

Tel: 07756 668444
Email: sales@fastroi.fi
Website: www.fastroi.fi/en

Sectors

  • Housing with care.
  • Home care.
  • Care homes.
  • Residential care.

Products

  • Real-Time Care™ – Care Management Software.

Company profile

At Fastroi™, we believe that every residential and domiciliary care service deserves to be rated ‘Outstanding’.

This belief has driven us for the last 15 years, when Fastroi™ began its journey in Finland. It is now established as the market leader in care management software, with over 1,000 installations and over 35,000 end users, including large private care companies and urban municipalities.

We developed Real-Time Care™ to give care organisations the tools to manage their processes and take the pressure off their staff, giving staff more time during their days to spend on caring. Real-Time Care™ offers care companies a cost-effective way to take control of their operations.

We offer a service that puts every aspect of care in one secure digital location. Having everything in one place means that care plans can be created and updated online with the input of all the necessary professionals. Staff rosters and hours can be planned and optimised to best suit the business. In-app communications ensures that staff and families are kept informed and up-to-date with events, regardless of where they are.

One of the problems with a pen and paper system is that high-quality care is not easy to maintain. It is also difficult to demonstrate that processes are being adhered to. By switching to Real-Time Care™ from Fastroi, care providers are making a commitment to improving and maintaining the quality of the care they provide. This has the added benefit of simplifying the inspection process and improving GDPR adherence.

Intelligent Care Software

Tel: 07801 786592
Email: info@careis.net
Website: careis.net

Sectors

  • All sectors.
  • Care homes.
  • Domiciliary care.
  • Nursing homes.

Products

  • CAREis.
  • Care planning.
  • Policy and procedure.
  • Quality assurance.

Company profile

Intelligent Care Software Limited design, promoting intelligent, intuitive and cost-effective solutions for care home and domiciliary care management. We aim to produce applications that are simple and easy-to-use, work seamlessly together, and provide the information and detail that is required to ensure regulatory compliance and a high quality of service.

The CAREis suite of apps includes:

  • Care and support – from enquiry, though to assessment, care planning and care delivery, CAREis helps to develop the care plan and to provide relevant and up-to-date data for quality assurance purposes. Care planning and provision is person-centred and updated in real time. Carers know exactly what is required, and when to deliver support, with simple recording of any intervention.
  • Policy and procedure – we develop the policies and procedures based on the latest regulatory and governmental guidelines to ensure that your practice is up-to-date, relevant and compliant in an easy-to-read format. With a facility for people to record that they have understood the policy, and a clear link to training requirements, knowledge of policy and procedure is improved significantly throughout the organisation.
  • Quality assurance – by extracting data from throughout CAREis in real time, quality assurance reviews and monitoring are far more efficient. This app provides audit templates for all areas of regulatory requirements, and ensures important inspections, audits and actions are addressed in the specified timeframe. Analysis and action planning is streamlined and effective in reducing paperwork time and improving quality and compliance.
  • Security – all of our data is stored in the Amazon AWS Cloud satisfying compliance requirements for virtually every regulatory agency around the globe.
  • Support – live, UK-based customer support, 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday; urgent support by email 24/7; regular software updates; daily data backup.

KareInn

Tel: 0800 970 5185
Email: hello@kareinn.com
Website: www.kareinn.com

Sectors

  • Nursing, dementia and residential care homes.
  • Retirement villages.

Products

  • Digital care planning.
  • Daily record keeping.
  • Management dashboards and insights.
  • Safeguarding escalations and incident reports.
  • Management audits.
  • Fully mobile and cloud-based anywhere access.
  • Secure and resilient storage of data.
  • GDPR compliant.

Company profile

KareInn provides care group operators with a comprehensive suite of digital care management and insight tools, that frontline teams find simple to master and fast to adopt.

Serving some of the best care providers in the residential, dementia and nursing sector, our smart care platform gives managers insights to improve business performance, reduce preventable risks and improve quality of resident care.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said in an inspection report, ‘A new electronic system [KareInn] had been implemented for care planning and recording. The system would immediately flag up if someone had not been repositioned at the required time. The electronic system would also highlight to the management team when people’s needs changed, such as if they lost weight. This meant the management team could take prompt action to review risk management strategies in place for the person.’

Benefits to the business include:

  • More informed, personalised resident care.
  • Improved alignment with the CQC Key Lines of Enquiry.
  • Ensure nothing gets missed.
  • Manager’s time focused on areas that require improvement.
  • Significant time savings for frontline staff – 30 days per home each year.

Contact the KareInn team today for a demo or to find out more.

Leecare Solutions UK Ltd

Tel: 07456 050032
Email: temby.n@leecare.co.uk
Website: www.leecare.co.uk

Sectors

  • Residential care homes.
  • Nursing homes.
  • Supported living.
  • Domiciliary care.
  • Learning disability.

Products

  • Medication management.
  • Fully customisable documentation and care planning.
  • Incident management.
  • Wound management.
  • Quality and continuous improvement.
  • Clinical, care, lifestyle management.
  • Facility management.
  • Credentials and education.
  • Document control.
  • Tailored reporting.

Company profile

Leecare Solutions is the leading electronic health record platform in the care sector designed to help providers stay organised, save time and exceed inspection standards.
Unlike other aged care software vendors, Leecare is solely focused on resident, health and care provider success, using one easy-to-use system for care delivery management and financial performance.

Leecare boasts a rich history of supporting care providers to demonstrate and provide the highest standards in elderly, residential, retirement living and domiciliary care through consulting and technology. Today, our 650+ clients include small, independent businesses to larger corporate multi-facility organisations across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK and China.

What makes us the experts? Over 25 years of experience have given Leecare the knowledge and insight to become a global leader in the field, with a richness of content only achieved after so many years. Equally as important has been the development of our single platform, Platinum 5 Suite – an unparalleled clinical, care, lifestyle, operations and financial management software solution specifically created for the health and social care sector.

Simple, secure and customisable, the Platinum 5 Suite leverages technology to bring you a fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform whilst also providing everything you need to manage the business of care. One central location, one database – anywhere, at any time and on any commonly used device. It’s that easy.

Proud as we are of our award-winning software, we believe that the ability to deliver exceptional care calls for the human touch as much as technology. Like you, we want life for residents and service users to be the very best of experiences. Together, we can achieve this goal.

Person Centred Software

Tel: 01483 604108
Email: hello@personcentredsoftware.com
Website: www.personcentredsoftware.com

Sectors

  • Residential care homes.
  • Nursing homes.
  • Dementia care homes.
  • Supported living/care villages.
  • Mental health.
  • Learning disability.
  • Local authority.

Products

  • Electronic evidence of care.
  • Works online and offline.
  • Built-in voice to text.
  • Electronic care planning.
  • Electronic monitoring and reporting.
  • QR code and NFC tag scanning.
  • API integration and reporting.
  • Body map/wound care.
  • Electronic activities evidence.
  • Relatives gateway.
  • Group reporting.
  • GDPR compliant record-keeping.

Company profile

Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) is an intelligent mobile solution for evidencing care interactions, electronic care planning and reporting from Person Centred Software. We help care providers to be recognised for innovative, transparent and person-centred care. Sector regulators often cite MCM in inspection reports as supporting providers to improve care quality.

Our system is used by over 1,000 care homes across the UK, 94% of which are rated as Good or Outstanding by CQC. MCM enables care providers to reduce the time spent on paperwork, exceed compliance measures and improve the quality of care.

Andrew Long, CEO of Oakdale Care Group says, ‘Person Centred Software’s MCM system played a significant part in our achieving an Outstanding rating at Kingfisher Court’s first CQC inspection.’

Carers can quickly create meaningful care records that typically saves at least an hour on paperwork, so they can spend more time with residents.

Person-centred care plans are informed by real-time evidence of care, and are accessible at any time on shift. Body maps, wound care, review cycles and assessments are all integrated to provide comprehensive, detailed, up-to-date care plans.

MCM gives managers the information they need quickly, accurately and in detail whenever it’s needed. All the usual reports and graphs are automatically created, and information can be shared securely with outside professionals to join up people’s health and social care journey.

The Relatives Gateway gives you the opportunity to engage more with relatives, share magical moments and give comfort that loved ones are being cared for, to promote an inclusive and transparent environment.

MCM is a secure solution to keep your personal data safe, exceeding GDPR requirements. Book a demo today to find out how MCM can help your home.

Quality Compliance Systems

Tel: 0333 405 3333
Email: info@qcs.co.uk
Website: www.qcs.co.uk

Sectors

  • Residential care homes.
  • Domiciliary care.
  • Supported living.
  • Learning disabilities.
  • Mental health.
  • GPs.
  • Dental.

Products

  • Compliance management system.

Company profile

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) is the leading compliance management system for the UK care sector. Our service provides over 53,000 care, dental and medical professionals with access to the most comprehensive set of customised policies, procedures and compliance toolkits, enabling our users to stay compliant with current Care Quality Commission policies.

Over 2,700 dedicated pages are reviewed and updated regularly in line with legislative and regulatory requirements, and best practice guidelines, by our team of leading industry experts. Instant policy updates are delivered digitally, 24/7, directly to our customers via the online management system and QCS app.

Furthermore, our policies and compliance tools reflect the Care Quality Commission’s changes to their Key Lines of Enquiries (KLOEs), enabling social care providers to stay up-to-date with current Care Quality Commission thinking and inspection frameworks.

How does QCS support your care service?

  • Policies aligned with CQC Fundamental Standards.
  • Updates delivered digitally, 24/7.
  • Unlimited number of users.
  • Mock inspection toolkits.
  • Dedicated telephone support staff.

To find out more or to sign-up for a FREE no obligation trial, go to www.qcs.co.uk or call us on 0333 405 3333.

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