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Digital care planning lets you spend your time where it makes a difference

The reality at many UK care homes is that less time is spent on care, an increased workload and heaps of paperwork that steals the time available for real care work. Innovative thinking is needed if we are to ensure a better life for both employees and residents.

More time for care

The solution consists of tablets with customised apps that are installed for each resident. The tablets provide access to all the information needed, right where it is needed. The result is enhanced care, fewer mistakes and greater job satisfaction.

Tailored to your needs

Sekoia provides the care home professionals with an overview of their daily tasks and enables an improved day-to-day management. Recording health data, sharing information and reporting observations, all happens with lightning speed at the touch of a button. More than 30 apps are put together according to care home requirements, to ease the workflow and ensure care that is based on individual needs.

User-friendliness above all

Sekoia has been developed and designed together with care homes to ensure that everyone can use it – without a manual and with no pre-requisite of technical know-how. Implementation crew helps carers to get up and running and are always on hand to provide service and support. Sekoia users are typically up and running within short time handling everything themselves; smoothly and efficiently.

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33% less time spent on administration

Sekoia customers are making huge reductions to the time their staff spends on administrative tasks. For example, one care home has reduced its paperwork by 33% and invested this time in enhanced care instead.

 50% fewer mistakes

Most care homes reduce the number of incidents – by preventing loss of information at handover to colleagues and temporary staff, for example. In many places, the reduction is more than 50%. Incidents are reported and logged in real time, date stamped and recorded.

1,200,000 care tasks a month

In the UK, Denmark and Sweden, Sekoia has been fully rolled out at more than 80 care homes, supporting more than 1,000,000 care tasks a month.
At Shackletons we don't just design and manufacture furniture. We create comfort.

We believe that everyone who uses our furniture deserves to sit comfortably. They've earned it. They’ve lived long lives full of memories, and all helped, in their own way, to shape the world we live in. They may have fought, suffered hardship or taken great risks. All for us. As our customers, we  want you to be reassured that you’re buying the best furniture for the very special people in your care.

For over 50 years we have been designing and producing luxurious specialist furniture. Our products are well built and are more than capable of enduring every day wear and tear and our high quality finish leaves a lasting impression

Our level of excellence in design, innovation, product quality and customer service is backed by our partnership with the British Contract Association. So you can be confident that when you order from Shackletons we will deliver exactly what we promise.

Customer service is very important to us. We are dedicated to exceeding expectations and building long-lasting relationships. Our Customer Care Department is staffed by experts who can guide you from your initial enquiry to delivery and beyond.

At Shackletons our products and services are driven by you.

Everything you need for a comfortable nights sleep – Sidhils electric beds and high specification mattress systems.

Working to support customers across all sectors of the healthcare market specialists Sidhil have put the focus for 2016 on pressure area care with the launch of a comprehensive choice of surfaces designed around optimising conditions to reduce the prevalence of pressure ulcers.

Sidhil’s latest portfolio of systems and surfaces is designed around current nursing and homecare procedures, providing complete and comprehensive solutions developed to assist in reducing the incidence of pressure ulcers, improving patient outcomes and making a positive contribution to relieving the strain on nursing home and healthcare budgets.

Also available Sidhil’s Bradshaw range of nursing and residential care home beds have been developed specifically to meet the individual and clinical needs of the care home environment.

These electrically operated, fully profiling nursing care beds also meet the aesthetic standards required, offering a choice of wood finishes to create an attractive domestic setting and a new range of padded head ends in colours to harmonise with selected interior decor.

The range successfully combines Sidhil’s established tradition for strength and durability with special lightweight construction materials and techniques, offering beds which are easy to assemble and disassemble, stable and visually attractive. Bradshaw beds include both Bariatric and Low versions to cater for the needs of larger clients and also to minimise the risk of falls.

Sidhil’s Pressure Area Care products and nursing and residential care beds are supported 24/7, 365 days a year via the company’s nationwide network of service centres, with next day product availability to assist with acute care and hospital discharge requirements.

Sidhil enjoys an enviable reputation for the most advanced levels of customer service of any supplier in the country, including typical delivery lead times of less than three days, backed up by regional service centres carrying stocks of spare parts, available nationwide within 24 hours.

Please contact us for your nearest distributor:
Sidhil Customer Services
Tel: 01422 233 000
Sidhil M.A.P System
01422 233 000
The Access Group
The Access Group
The UK’s leading integrated care management software, including care scheduling, electronic care plans, eMAR, finance, payroll and recruitment, accessible on any device including mobiles and tablets, with offline functionality.

Over 1,400 care homes and 1,200 homecare branches use Access Group software, including 25% of all those rated Outstanding by the CQC, making us the true market-leading provider of social care software.

Our clients range from single branches/care homes to national franchise networks, including Right at Home, Home Instead and HC One. All our clients use our integrated care management software to enable them to deliver care with greater safety, quality evidence and efficiency.
0845 835 0172
Karma Mobility has an extensive range of lightweight aluminium wheelchairs which include some of the lightest wheelchairs on the market and as they do not make wheelchairs for anyone else the designs are unique and often patented. Karma also offers an expanding range of powered wheelchairs including the Ergo Traveller, a lightweight, compact and highly manoeuvrable powerchair that incorporates the patented ‘S-Ergo’ seating system. The Ergo Traveller has been designed for indoor and outdoor use as it is compact enough to fit though most internal doorways and be stored away when not in use yet robust enough to withstand the outdoors.

The unique design of the Ergo Traveller means it can be easily dis-assembled into 4 manageable components with the heaviest weighing only 24kg making it the ideal powerchair for users that often travel by car.  Additional features include: a quick release battery pack that allows the battery to be recharged away from the powerchair, right or left hand joystick controls, height adjustable and flip back arm rest, adjustable backrest angle and height adjustable footplates. An optional attendant control can also be fitted to allow the carer to control the powerchair if necessary.

Supplying the NHS and numerous mobility retailers throughout the UK with its high quality wheelchairs, Karma Mobility ensures that the outstanding design of every product is extensively tested and evaluated before being placed on the market. All Karma products therefore stand the test of time and prove to be an excellent long term investment.  For more information or to find out your nearest Karma Mobility retailer visit: or call 0845 630 3436.
0845 630 3436
Small enough to care, big enough to cope.

Ulysses provide some of the premier Care Management solutions in the industry today. With multiple products, we can provide innovative and intuitive solutions for all Care Businesses, no matter the size.

Simple to implement, our software helps you keep costs down, providing a return on investment from the first day of use, and the ability to save you up to 80% of your admin time. We will help you comply with current healthcare legislations, with audit trails and management reporting available as standard.

We cover monitoring, scheduling HR training requirements; care planning, medication, compliance, communications and finance, and have apps and portals available offline for carers and clients giving us the ability to help every facet of your business.

Get in touch and find out what Ulysses can do  to help your Care Business.
01865 890883
W & P Training
W & P Training
W & P Training offers businesses a variety of services within the Adult Care Sector specifically tailored to enhance Care Quality Commission requirements.  W & P are a family run business established in 2001 which prides itself on the quality of its products & services.  We provide a professional, responsive, efficient and impartial service to providers in the Health & Social Care sector. Our team of industry professionals come from a range of backgrounds including: CQC Inspection, Local Authority Policy & Commissioning, Nursing, Social Care, Executive Board Members & Former business owners. Our products and services are up to date with the latest legislation and regulatory guidance and are competitively priced, easily accessible and written and presented in various formats to meet your business needs.

We have a comprehensive range of products and services designed specifically for Small and Medium sizes business in the Health & Social Care Sector:

Policies & Procedures (Residential, Domiciliary, Clinical) English Standards
Policies & Procedures (Domiciliary) Welsh Standards
Policies & Procedures (Domiciliary) Scottish Standards (coming soon)
Business Start-up packages
Business Form packs
Care Certificate training pack
Staff Training Packs (35 Titles)
Management of Medicines
Level 3 & 5 Diplomas
Policy update subscription service
Business Audits (post or pre CQC inspection)
Tender/Bid Preparation
CQC Compliance Workshops
Care Act 2014 awareness workshop


Care Excellence Standard (CES)

 The Care Quality Commission or CQC have asked a few selected bodies that specialise in care management to develop a Bespoke Standard, designed solely for the Care Sector. As a result the CES or ‘Care Excellence Standard’. Has been developed and is expected to be launched in the spring of 2016.

Providers who attain the CES will demonstrate that their service EXCEEDS the current CQC standards and will act as a Mark of Excellence against your service. CQC are planning to introduce a new ‘ratings’ initiative which will indicate the level and standard of care provided in care homes. CQC have indicated that the implementation of CES, followed by a 3rd party, independent evaluation will assist Care Providers to achieve the highest rating and will make monitoring much simpler for the provider.

The CES will be an accredited ISO Standard and it is expected that third party auditors will need to be certified to this standard in order to carry out audits against the ISO standards. W&P’s auditors will be IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors) trained in readiness for the introduction of this new standard. If you would like to know more about the CES or our accredited audits please phone our Head Office on 01305 767104/


Care Certificate Pack

W&P has applied its experience and expertise to develop a training suite that covers all 15 standards of the care certificate. Because we have all worked in Health & Social Care we understand the importance of making training easily accessible, clear and user friendly. Our pack is clearly written so that it’s manageable for the learner and the assessor. The pack includes Notes and Introduction for the provider and Observation Guidance for assessors and an electronic spy pen so the trainer can record evidence. W&P Care Certificate training suite is a comprehensive one stop shop for Care Providers and is backed by our renowned excellent customer service.
01305 767104
Win Health Medical Ltd
Win Health Medical Ltd
Win Health Medical Ltd is a trusted supplier of medical equipment to the NHS, private health providers, care homes and general public.

We specialise in elderly care products, designed to reduce fall-related fractures and injuries. Our leading products – HeadSaver Head Protector and HipSaver Hip Protectors are considered to be the best available. Our vast range of medical equipment includes continence care products, eye care products, pain relief therapy devices, health monitors and much more.

We provide high quality products at affordable prices with excellent customer service and speedy deliveries.

Contact us for free on 0808 168 5522 or email  or visit our secure website

HeadSaver Soft Head Protector

HeadSaver is a soft head protector designed to protect the head and the scalp from fall related injuries, such as cuts, lacerations, painful bumps and bruises. HeadSaver Soft Head Protector protects people at risk of falling and people suffering with medical conditions that make them unsteady on their feet (i.e. epilepsy, cerebral palsy or Parkinson’s disease).

HipSaver Soft Hip Protectors

Designed to protect frail elderly people from fall related hip injuries and hip fractures, HipSavers are a leading brand of soft hip protectors used by the NHS since 2002, HipSavers are effective and user friendly and equally acceptable to the elderly people and the carers.

DermaSaver Skin Protectors

DermaSaver Skin Protectors protect fragile skin from damage caused by friction, rubbing, shear and external pressure, preventing skin breakdowns, abrasions, tears, lacerations, splits and unsightly bruising. DermaSavers are breathable, soft and comfortable for night and day wear.

Snug Positioning Pillows

Snug Positioning Pillows are uniquely shaped cushions designed to secure stable and comfortable body positioning in bed or armchair. Intended to improve quality of life of bedridden people. Snug Pillows redistribute pressure around the body, reducing the risk of pressure ulcers and painful sores.

Win Health Medical Ltd

Unit 1

Oxnam Road Industrial Estate

Jedburgh, TD8 6LS

0808 168 5522 is the UK's premier health and social care jobs board. We see ourselves as a hub for everything health and social care related.

Visitors to our site enjoy a simple, distraction-free journey and on registering, job seekers benefit from an advanced, easy to use account area where they can manage their job applications, view their liked jobs, browse the courses they’ve shown an interest in and of course upload a CV.

With this in mind, we have worked closely with employers to ensure that our jobs seekers have access to exclusive health and social care job vacancies and struck deals with the country's largest training providers, enabling our visitor's easy access to health and social care courses.

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