First established in 2014, Care Software Solutions began trading in 2016 under founding director Cheryl Kenealy’s management. The company was initially set up to replace the paper-basedcare file in a multitude of environments such as the client’s home, the care home and community-basedclinics and centres that provide outreach nursing and care services and support services to adults.
Balhousie Wheatland’s Care Home has been shortlisted for the Most Innovative Partnership award at this year’s prestigious Scottish Dementia Awards. The Stirlingshire Care Home has been recognised for their work with Lingo Flamingo CIC, a social enterprise that teaches foreign languages to vulnerable adults. The tailored sessions, which were introduced into the Care Home late last year, aim to help residents with early forms of dementia by improving communication, cognitive development and their inter-personal skills.
In a sign of the fast developing relationship between the care sector and innovative technology, Bluebird Care has become the first home care provider to adopt a unique care management platform at scale. Eliminating time consuming paperwork, and dramatically reducing the risk of medicines mismanagement, The PASS system from everyLIFE Technologies is enabling Bluebird Care drive up quality of care, while also delivering breakthrough efficiencies and service compliance.
Throughout their 69 year history, the NRS Healthcare team have been devoted to supporting the physical needs of older people, offering innovative equipment to help them lead an independent life. Now, the award-winning company is backing The Silver Line charity in their latest campaign to care for the mental wellbeing of older adults and help flag the issue of loneliness many feel on a daily basis.
#SilverWeek2016 will run from 15th – 21st May with an aim to not only raise awareness of loneliness in the older generations but also to recruit a number of volunteers from across the UK, encouraging them to become a Telephone Friend for The Silver Line.
One of the country’s most innovative care providers is celebrating after being recognised at the highest possible level with a nomination for a prestigious award. For the first time, Edinburgh-headquartered Blackwood Housing and Care has been shortlisted as a finalist for the coveted title of Small Housing Association of the Year at the 2016 Scottish Home Awards.
The nomination recognises Blackwood’s achievements over the past 12 months in enabling independent living through the use of innovative technology. In addition, it also acknowledges the care provider’s business growth and development of customer and community engagement through scrutiny panels, local partnerships, awards and fundraising.