Sentinel warns of failed emergency calls

Residents in assisted-living and warden-assisted accommodation are at risk because their emergency communications are increasingly likely to fail. Sentinel Fire and Security, which specialises in this technology, is warning that the new digital roll-out is leaving analogue systems dangerously exposed. The company, headquartered in Poole, Dorset, says a percentage of analogue emergency calls fail, and that figure will only rise. … Read More

Care home groups embrace cutting-edge tech

One of the top luxury care home groups in the UK has embraced cutting-edge technology to transform its signing-in systems. Cinnamon Care Collection has adopted the e-Reception Book, created by London and Hampshire-based innovative software agency MediaBase Direct (MBD). The iPad-based solution digitally replaces paper-based logging books for visitors, team members and contractors. It is easily installed, customisable and GDPR … Read More

Businesses back care lifeline

Dorset Chamber has launched a groundbreaking fund to transform the life chances of disadvantaged young people in care. It has founded ‘Dorset Chamber Life Skills’ as one of the crowning initiatives of commemorations to mark its 70th anniversary in 2019. The fund will raise money to provide life and employability skills for the rising number of young people in care … Read More