Resident care has undergone a hi-tech revolution at Broomgrove as it becomes the first in the country to install a pioneering new generation of nurse call system designed to prioritise care for the most vulnerable.
The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Anne Murphy, officially unveiled Courtney Thorne’s Altra system just a few days ago.
Donna Pierpoint, the manager at Broomgrove said: “We’re constantly on the look out for ways we can improve resident care and provide them with an extra level if safety and reassurance. This new system is absolutely fantastic.
“It’s an honour to be the first care home in the country to install it and have the Lord Mayor come to unveil it!”
The legacies of two former residents funded the wireless Courtney Thorne Altra system that automatically monitors response times and ranks their priority.