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Are your resident’s falls being caused by infections?

Age UK statistics show that some 70,000 hip fractures occur annually due to falls and as well as falls being the leading cause of accident related mortality in the elderly.



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The new Touchsafe Pro nurse call system from Aidcall

The Aid Call Touchsafe Pro. Building on the strengths of our previous Touchsafe range, the Touchsafe Pro is our first system to include flexible and user friendly touch screens.



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Caring UK Conference Torquay 2015

The InstaCare Team had a great day at the Caring UK Conference at the Riviera Centre in Torquay. It was great to see a lot of our existing customers and meet some new ones too! The conference is an event …



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Silent nurse call systems

Extensive studies carried out in the care of those with dementia have shown that sufferers are extremely sensitive to their surroundings and there are several common environmental triggers. One of the most distinct, and contributor to high levels of stress …



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Care homes required to display CQC Rating

Under new rules set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) that came into force on 1st April 2015, care homes across the board are now required to prominently display their CQC Rating. This is being brought in to ensure …



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Alzheimer’s Society supporter Sir Terry Pratchett dies aged 66

The sad news of the loss of Sir Terry Pratchett has had a huge effect on the literature community, but has rung true with many of the 850,000 people diagnosed with dementia and of course their family and friends. We …



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Great start to the new year for InstaCare Systems

At InstaCare Systems, we have had a busy start to the year, which is fantastic. We have been busily keeping our customers nurse call systems working in tip top condition! We have been out to see Belmont Grange in Ilfracombe, …



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Are you a Dementia Friend?

Here at InstaCare Systems we are all very keen to help promote understanding of mental health and in particular dementia. We know that it is all about helping everyone to understand the condition and seeing that sometimes it is the small …



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CQC to publish details on the use of CCTV Cameras in Care Homes

It has been announced that, after this week’s Public Board Meeting, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has agreed, in principle, to publish information for the care industry that will discuss the use of covert or overt CCTV cameras as a …



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Remembrance Day in Care Homes

It’s November and as we approach Remembrance Day this year there will be a national and international focus on ceremonies and services being held up and down the country, both on Remembrance Sunday and also on Monday the 11th November …



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