Care Home WiFi

Care home WiFi is becoming increasingly necessary in today’s digital world. Care home residents are now often use to using laptops and tablets regularly. They expect to be able to continue you to use this technology within their new environments, particularly to keep in contact with family and friends. Using these devices also enables them to download Apps, books and games to help keep their mind active and to keep them busy throughout the day. Not only does it improve guest morale and offer further facilities above and beyond the competition, care home WiFi also opens up a range of possibilities and improvements within the structure of the organisation. Electronic care plans can be designed to help minimise paperwork and administration within the management organisation, giving staff more time to spend with the residents.

Redway Networks are care home WiFi specialists and whether you are a large chain of care homes or a small independent organisation, we can help with a WiFi solution to suit your residents and business needs, as well as future proofing for new technology. We can assist with specifying, sourcing and installation of hardware, as well as providing ongoing technical support with your care home WiFi network.

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benefits of care home wifi


Not only will a care home wireless network improve guest morale and offer further facilities above and beyond the competition, it also offers up a range of possibilities and improvements with the organisation processes, reducing administration tasks and giving more time to care for residents. As well as these benefits, there are many more positive factors to installing a robust care home WiFi network including:

  • Improved resident morale with increased communication with family and friends
  • Increased occupancy as can be used as deciding factor when choosing a care home for family
  • Residents can keep up to date with news and trends, allowing them to stay up to date with life outside their care home
  • Residents can stream video content allowing them to maintain their usual viewing schedule
  • Ability to use electronic care plans to improve accuracy of records and reduce paperwork
  • Increase care standards by utilising the latest medical technology
Care Home WiFi 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 and 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.


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.

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