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Secure Facilities not required, or are they?

Aged Care facilities are most often a Non-Secure facility and are unable to cater for residents with dementia.  These residents often become disoriented and make all sorts of decisions, including that to exit the facility requiring them to be transferred to a secure facility to ensure they recieve the appropriate care and attention they require.  

Wireless Nurse Call: Are we ready for it?

As the challenge to provide more care – with fewer resources continues, service providers look towards technology to provide some of the necessary solutions. Wireless Nurse Call systems have been marketed, and, provided a range of options for many years.

Access Protocol Turns 15

This month is a very special month for Access Protocol and the team.  Not only does it mark our 15th Birthday, a major milestone for any business, but also 9 years since it grew wings and seperated from its orginal owner, Austco Communications.  


Annunciators in Aged Care

Annunciators are very much common place in hospital wards and are used to alert staff about the calls in their area (along with a message to paging or DECT). But do they have a place in an Aged Care Facility?

There are varied thoughts on this topic with these thoughts coming from both nursing staff and aged care managers.

Nursing Staff - "Annunciators are a great tool to alert those staff that don't carry pagers or a DECT phone as well as confirmation that a patient/resident call is still active and hasn't been dealt with.


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