App transforming receptions

PAPER visitor books in care homes could soon be a thing of the past '“ thanks to a new reception app developed by a Fareham company.

Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 5:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 4:37 pm

Digital agency MediaBase Direct has launched an electronic replacement for the traditional sign-in book.

It is transforming reception areas and giving them a modern, hi-tech feel and allays concerns over the lack of privacy for visitors and residents in an open visitor book.

And it is already being taken up by a string of care homes across the south, including Willow Lodge at Emsworth.

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Laurence Bohmer, business development consultant, said: ‘Our Care app has been designed and built to work with all ages and to innovate the traditional sign-in process, compliantly.’

Stephen Geach, proprietor of English Oak Care Homes which runs Willow Lodge, said: ‘The tablet device sets a modern impression of our business to all visitors.’