Digital Sign in,

Digital Signage

& Managed WiFi


Milford Care

The Brief

Established in 1985 with the opening of Milford House, over 30 years later Milford care now operate 6 care homes across Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire.

 In this time the Group has remained in the hands of the same two families and has never lost site of its aim to deliver excellent care to the local communities it serves.

 Their unswerving commitment to quality care has seen Milford Care win a number of high profile regional awards, from Best Care Home-Central England and Best Care Group – Central England.

 The use of technology in a care environment is changing and more and more providers are looking to harness the potential of using digitised systems to make improvements to the way they the operate and deliver care.

 

Adaptive IT was tasked with installing suitable Managed WiFi, Digital Signage & Digital Sign In Solutions across their entire estate of homes. 

The Challenge

More and more devices and equipment are reliant on a wireless connection to the local network or the internet so the correct WiFi solution must be implemented.

 Health and Safety & Safeguarding are particularly hot topics and the ability to know who is in the building in the event of an emergency is very important. Hard copy signing in books offer a very limited and inaccurate option and are now subject to GDPR compliance.

 Up to date information for residents and staff is vital to the efficient running of a care home and traditional notice boards cannot keep pace with the requirements for content that needs to be displayed.

 All homes were fully operational so extra care needed to be taken to ensure the installation kept any disruption for residents to an absolute minimum.

Adaptive IT's Solution

MANAGED WIRELESS

Ruckus Wireless Access Points were deployed throughout the building to give full and reliable coverage to all necessary areas. Dedicated SSID’s were created to allow separate network access for residents, staff and visitors as required.

 To learn more about how Ruckus wireless can be of benefit to you please click here.

 DIGITAL VISITOR MANAGEMENT

The Inventry digital sign in solution was installed into the main reception area. An impressive 20” touchscreen was mounted in the new reception area to cater for sign in events for –

 – Residents

– Residents visitors and family members

– Staff

– Contractors

– Ad hoc visitors

– Groups (in & out)

– Events

 Health & Safety and safeguarding protocols are strengthened and in the event of an emergency a comprehensive and accurate manifest of who to account for can be generated immediately.

 For more information on how Inventry can help you please click here.

 DIGITAL SIGNAGE

The Brightsign Digital Signage solution teamed with Full HD display screens were chosen as the platform to use.

 Their state-of-the-art technology is found across the globe powering digital signage in Care and any other communal display environments.

 Any customised content can easily be designed, scheduled and displayed with excellent picture quality.

 Content sources can include –

 – Live or recorded video

– RSS feed

– Photos

– Bespoke digital information

 This creates an impressive first impression to a reception area for visitors and a professional, stylish environment for residents and staff.

 For more information as to how BrightSign Digital Signage can help you please click here

 

 

It is very refreshing to work with a care provider who has a joined up approach to technology and who can not only see the value of employing tech at one site but can see how the benefit increases by using this across an estate of care homes.

Jonathan White

Commercial Director, Adaptive IT Soltuions

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