Improved resident satisfaction, safety and medical services will increasingly rely on high quality WiFi, which when designed, installed and configured by care home WiFi experts will lead to increased occupancy and business growth.
Care home WiFi that improves the daily lives of residents is fast becoming a necessity for elderly residences or retirement villages looking for a competitive edge. Residents are becoming increasingly accustomed to using connected devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets to communicate with friends and family, access media for entertainment and exercise, and keep active and interested in the wider world.
Connectivity is also increasingly vital for staff and core medical and healthcare services. Agile ways of working have increased hugely in recent years, with the number of devices increasing and hospital records needing to be accessible anytime, anywhere. Medical equipment such as BLE devices are also WiFi-ready, enabling care homes to keep track of their whereabouts and usage.
As the elderly population rises, a care home that can offer this digital experience to potential residents is going to have an increasing advantage over competitors.
BENEFITS OF CARE HOME WIFI
- Higher resident morale due to increased and improved communication with family and friends
- Quality digital entertainment for residents, easing pressure on support and nursing staff
- High speed and high quality WiFi will be a decision factor for family members of potential residents
- Agile access to patient information, medical records and care plans
- Provides a future-proofed IT infrastructure that can adopt emerging technologies such as BLE medical equipment and 1:1 devices for healthcare staff
- Security that can protect sensitive and confidential information from the rising frequency and severity of cyber-attacks
- Keep residents active and engaged with the wider world through apps, gaming, media and more
- Capacity for new organisational software to streamline and digitise paperwork and rapidly outdated processes
CARE HOME WIFI SITE SURVEY
Wifi site surveys are very important when designing and planning a new care home WiFi network. Numerous factors must be considered when designing a new wireless network, such as the number of residents, size and construction of the building, as well as any possible interference. Our experienced team of Ekahau certified engineers will visit your site and review all these aspects when carrying out an extensive site survey. The survey will then determine the quantity and location of the equipment needed to give the very best performance from your care home WiFi.
As well as surveying for a new network, we have vast experience in troubleshooting areas of WiFi loss within care home environments. Our certified engineers have a wealth of experience in diagnosing and solving issues within care home WiFi networks.
CARE HOME WIFI DESIGN & PLANNING
Redway Networks specialise in WiFi network design and have implemented fast and secure wireless networks throughout many care homes and retirements homes across the UK. Once our engineers have carried out the site survey, we can then design your network taking all the findings into account. We will ensure that your care home has the the highest levels of speed, security and coverage. Our WLAN engineers will provide a detailed design with hardware recommendations for maximum performance. Our team will design the network using enterprise grade Access points to provide excellent coverage, taking the site layout into careful consideration. We will then arrange for our team to visit your site for the installation. We pride ourselves on offering high quality rapid deployments with minimal disruption to your organisation. We can also offer a post-installation survey and examination of your care home WiFi solution to ensure it is working at optimal efficiency.
WHY CHOOSE REDWAY NETWORKS?
Redway Networks are care home WiFi specialists and have worked across a range of projects, varying in both complexity and size. We pride ourselves on offering a full end-to-end approach, delivering a completely turnkey WiFi networking solution to your site. From the initial planning phase to the site survey and finally the installation, we’ll work together with your organisation every step of the way. Our goal is to take the headache out of managing a major infrastructure project such as installing a new care home WiFi solution.
Our enterprise solutions are built using the newest technology from brands such as Aerohive and Aruba/HPE. This allows us to deploy reliable, flexible and scalable network solutions across any of your homes. We use the latest products and technology to provide a high level of security and performance for your WiFi.
Redway Networks have implemented WiFi networks across a wide range of care homes, whether you are small independent site or a large retirement village we can help find the right WiFi solution for your business.
Call us today on 01908 046400 to discuss how we can assist with your requirements.