Leading technology provider Person Centred Software is opening up its Relatives Gateway platform to all UK and Ireland care homes free of charge this Christmas.
The technology, which is currently being used by over 2,000 care homes in the UK alone, provides a secure platform for messages and photos to be shared between care home residents and their families.
It also assists care homes in streamlining their communication process and providing carers with an efficient way to share real-time wellbeing updates to concerned loved ones by showing what care interactions have taken place and when.
Further connecting families, Person Centred Software recently introduced a video link add-on to the Relatives Gateway, which enables face-to-face communication through video call.
Jonathan Papworth, CEO and co-founder of Person Centred Software, said: “Christmas is a time for togetherness, celebration and the sharing of magical experiences. However, the sad reality is that many families will be unable to get together this year, with the ever-changing rules of lockdown threatening to keep people apart. As the government encourages people to prepare for a ‘Digital Christmas’, we wanted to do our bit to ensure that families with loved ones in care homes can make sure everyone is included in their plans.”
Without having to register for any additional subscriptions, providers and families will be able to direct all communications between residents and their families to one place, enabling them to connect in whichever way most suits them.
The software has been successfully connecting residents and relatives all over the world since its development in 2013, with users praising the platform for providing reassurance around their loved ones’ care.
For more information on Person Centred Software’s Relatives Gateway please visit https://www.personcentredsoftware.com/gb/products/relatives-gateway/