Our IT services and innovations are closely informed by our research findings and are sector-specific. You can be confident that our care home IT solutions are not a cut-and-paste exercise.
Frontline care staff are the heart-blood of any care home so it stands to reason that empowering them to do the job to the best of their ability will lead to better patient and business outcomes.
At Atlas Cloud we believe it’s crucial to extend digitisation to frontline care workers and not just back-office staff in order for your care group to reap the numerous benefits of cloud IT.
According to Forbes1, organisations who prioritise the digital empowerment of frontline workers can realise the following benefits:
64% of business leaders see a decrease in employee turnover after empowering frontline workers with digital tools.
70% of organisations that empower frontline workers ultimately see an increase in sales and revenue.
83% of organisations that empower frontline workers see greater customer satisfaction (i.e. patient / resident satisfaction).
91% of business leaders see an increase in frontline workers’ performance and productivity when digitally empowered.
1Forbes: Empowering the Firstline Workforce
Having the right digital tools at their fingertips helps frontline workers to be more productive, allowing them to be less rushed and deliver better patient care. By making collaboration easier and reducing paperwork, staff are less likely to reach the point of burnout.
As such, digitally empowered employees feel greater job satisfaction, leading to a more loyal workforce and ultimately improved staff retention. Read our latest whitepaper to discover how empowering your frontline care staff with Microsoft 365 can make all the difference to your care group.
Many organisations overlook frontline workers when it comes to digitising their business because of software licensing costs. This is why many care homes are still producing mounds of paperwork and racking up countless hours of unnecessary manual processing. But it doesn’t need to be like this. What many don’t realise is that Microsoft have pared back Microsoft 365 packages—geared specifically for frontline workers—starting at significantly lower price points.
With a Microsoft 365 F1 license your frontline workers will receive:
Similarly, the CQC is encouraging care providers to use the DSP toolkit to assess their own cyber security stature and provide evidence that they’re complying with legal and regulatory requirements. It can only be a matter of time before we see these measures being made compulsory within the care home sector, with non-compliance likely to lead to loss of contracts, potential fines, and reduced CQC ratings.
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