Person Centred Software and Ascom UK have signed a £2.67m joint contract to provide 20,000 smartphones to care home staff.
Under the deal, Ascom UK’s Myco 3 smartphone will become the standard device for staff in 1,200 care homes using Person Centred Software’s mobile care monitoring products. Person Centred Software will also offer the handset as replacements for the more than 5,000 Apple devices currently being used in other care homes.
Paul Lawrence, Managing Director of Ascom UK, said: “We are delighted that a major player in the care home sector has joined with us to offer integration of state-of-the-art technology from both companies. Person Centred Software wants to offer highly responsive care to residents by gathering and analysing data from multiple sources more intelligently. Myco 3 will enable them to do that, while allowing staff to better manage their workload. Together, we can help care homes to provide better care through digital transformation.”
Jonathan Papworth, Co-Founder and Director of Person Centred Software, said: “We are excited to partner with Ascom to help care homes realise the benefits of using innovative technology. Care homes using Myco 3 handsets will have the opportunity to integrate evidence of care with other systems to provide a universal mobile device for everyone involved in the provision of care.”