Resources

We’ve put together a directory of products, services and ideas that care home staff may find useful.

The TCH team recognises that it can be challenging for care professionals to find time to research the many options available to them, so we’ve created this comprehensive guide, which we’ll expand as we move forward.

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Physical activities

Motiview by Motitech Motivational tool https://motitech.co.uk/
Fitness trackers Example: Fitbit https://www.fitbit.com/uk/home
Armchair Aerobics Activities for those with limited mobility [search via YouTube]

Mobile apps for mental activities

Memory Box Memory aid and conversation inspiration http://www.memoryboxapp.org/
Jigsaw Game [search via mobile app stores]
Colour By Numbers Game [search via mobile app stores]
Train Your Brain Memory game [search via mobile app stores]
Sudoku Puzzle games [search via mobile app stores]

Reminiscence systems

Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activities (RITA) Therapy software to reduce dementia challenges and risks https://myimprovementnetwork.com/
RemPods Designed to improve dementia care environments https://www.rempods.co.uk/

Interactive touchscreen tables

Tiny Tablet Fully integrated, portable, adjustable interactive touch table https://www.inspired-interaction.com/care-homes
Tovertafel Interactive light games for all generations and abilities https://tovertafel.co.uk/

Sensory stimulation, music and podcasts

[COMING SOON]

Staff training resources

Care Quality Eco Systems Caring, safeguarding and quality of life https://www.cq-eco.co.uk
Care Skills Academy Health and social care courses https://careskillsacademy.co.uk/
Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia Information from NHS Education for Scotland https://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/education-and-training/by-discipline/psychology/multiprofessional-psychology/psychology-and-psychological-interventions-in-dementia/cognitive-rehabilitation-in-dementia.aspx
MELearning Online training solutions https://www.melearning.co.uk/about-us
Social Care TV E-learning provider for health and social care https://www.social-care.tv/
Storm Care Managers’ Inner Circle Facebook group for care home managers (private membership via request to join) https://www.facebook.com/groups/149066592290661/
Virtual College Digital learning experiences https://www.virtual-college.co.uk/
Toni Digital mannequin training dummy [more details coming soon]

E-care planning – care home software

CareDocs Care home management software https://www.caredocs.co.uk/
Caresys Care home management software https://www.oneadvanced.com/solutions/caresys/
eMar Care management and medication administration https://www.theaccessgroup.com/care-management/solutions/emar/
Immedicare Remote support for care services https://immedicare.co.uk/
Nourish Care home management software https://nourishcare.co.uk/
Person Centred Software Social care administration software https://personcentredsoftware.com
Standex Patient record systems https://www.standexsystems.co.uk

HR and staffing management

Fusion Care management software https://fusion4care.com/