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Do You Really Know Who You’re Dealing With?

Too often, we are being asked to pick up the pieces for customers whose Nurse Call systems are no longer supported by their existing supplier. Unfortunately for some, this can be well before what should be the end of its useful life. As we write this, for example, we...

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NURSE CALL – A lot’s changed.

A lot has changed. These simple questions (while not exhaustive) may help you decide whether it might be time to think about your Nurse Call system: Is your Nurse Call system reliable? Are parts readily available? Do you receive prompt service at a fair price? Can...

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Important Announcement from Jason Long, MD, NCS Group

We have been providing Nurse Call systems to rest homes, retirement villages, hospitals and medical centres since the 1980’s (and from 2006 as Nurse Call Solutions). AUSTCO NURSE CALL SYSTEMS This is to advise that we are no longer a reseller of Austco Nurse Call...

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One Provider, Multiple Solutions

NCS provides a wider range of the key technologies you use every day. These include Nurse Call, security systems, CCTV, access control, master aerial TV, intercom, Wi-Fi, data, PABX and equipment alarms. This means you can pick up the phone and talk to the same person...

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Inactivity Sensors

For more vulnerable residents who wish to remain independent, inactivity sensors can be just the thing to provide a little peace-of-mind. Inexpensive and easy to install, they alert through your Nurse Call system just like a call button does and let you know if...

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Save time and money with an NCS service agreement

An NCS service agreement ensures maximum uptime of your critical Nurse Call system, minimises risk and guarantees the lowest possible budgeted cost. Achieve lower total cost of ownership via reduced call-out rates and scheduled preventative maintenance. To receive our...

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Ryman Partner profile

Ryman Partner profile

This article was recently published in Ryman's Ryman Times. When a Ryman resident rings their call bell, help comes running. Failure of the call bell system is not an option, and Nurse Call Solutions (NCS) is the company that works hard to make sure the bells keep...

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Buy or Lease?

There may be no need to put off upgrading your technology or settle for something less. That could cost more in the long run. Talk to us about leasing your Nurse Call, Security and Communications technologies. We can give you indicative pricing and refer you to our...

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Total Cost of Ownership

We advise our customers to look beyond just the initial cost of any new technology. Ongoing service and support should also be factored into the total cost of ownership. Naturally, you’ll want to validate the reliability of any technology you’re looking at rolling...

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Nurse Call – a lot’s changed (continued, 5)

Apart from the obvious need to have a tool which supports and demonstrates compliance and performance requirements, more and more we see our customers using Nurse Call reporting capability as a proactive tool to help find efficiencies, optimise resources and manage...

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Nurse Call – a lot’s changed (continued, 4)

Now, as we discuss Nurse Call, we find ourselves talking more and more about a range of other solutions/technologies which go hand in hand.  Some popular and simple examples include wandering/tracking, smoke detectors, inactivity sensors and infra-red bed-exit...

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Nurse Call – a lot’s changed (continued 3)

In addition to an increased range of devices for your resident to make calls, there are more options available to receive them.  As well as over-door lights, pagers and Nurse Stations, cordless phones and smartphones are increasingly being used as notification...

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Nurse Call – a lot’s changed (continued 2)

More choice for your residents. We’re now able to provide a wider range of front-end devices for your residents to call for help. In addition to fixed call points, pendants are a great way to give your residents access to help beyond the precise area defined by the...

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Nurse Call – a lot’s changed…

Not so long ago, Nurse Call was, effectively, a basic ‘light and buzzer’ system providing little more than a simple alert when your resident pressed the button for help. Of course, this is still available. Over the next few weeks, though, we’ll talk about some of the...

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An update from Jason Long, NCS MD

Wow, talk about take off with a hiss and a roar. There just doesn’t seem to be any end in sight to the opportunity for Nurse Call let alone Security and Communications. To be fair, it’s put us under a bit of pressure for the last few months but, I’m pleased to say,...

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Easy, Budget-friendly Access Control

Inner Range Inception Access Control. No software costs. No additional hardware.  With web-based software built into the main system controller, you can access the system from any computer, tablet or smartphone. There is no need to install software on a computer, no...

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5 Reason to Integrate your Technology

Where technologies such as Nurse Call, Electronic Care Management, E-Medication Management, Building Management Systems, clinical alarms, real-time location systems and messaging alert devices talk to each other, you can optimise resources and manage risk more...

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Why use NCS for your consulting requirements?

Whether you’re building a new village or refurbishing an existing facility, you’ll need to identify key requirements of your Nurse Call, Security and Communications systems before you go to market for pricing. Selecting the right solution across a wide range of...

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