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News Release

Advanced Health & Care unveils Caresys version 8

promising faster navigation and reduced administration time for care homes
Released: 22nd October 2013
Publisher: Advanced Computer Software

22 October 2013 - Advanced Health & Care (Advanced) today announces the launch of Caresys version 8, the latest version of the software company’s widely used end-to-end care home management solution.  The new version includes many new features including an updated user interface, designed to enhance navigation. The new interface increases the speed with which users can move around the solution which reduces time spent on administrative tasks and enables staff to focus more on planning and delivering great care services.  
Caresys is used by more than 3,000 residential, nursing and specialist care homes across the UK. The solution includes nine fully-integrated modules, including: time and attendance, income/billing, care planning, behaviour support, care scheduling, finance, HR, enquiries and equipment maintenance.
The latest version of the software provides enhanced password policy regulation, ensuring that service user data remains completely secure when accessed from all devices.
The personal monies function has also been updated to make it easier for care providers to record and manage multiple sources of income for their residents and ensure these are allocated correctly. The sales ledger functionality has also been enhanced and now enables accounts personnel to include billing line reference numbers in invoices. This makes it easier to invoice multiple funding sources.
Caresys version 8 also includes a spellchecker tool which will prove vital within the care planning and daily records functions.
Jim Chase, Managing Director, Advanced Health & Care comments: “I’m confident that the latest version of our Caresys software will make it easier for care staff and managers to access the key information they need and further reduce time consuming manual processes. This frees up staff time to focus on delivering great quality care.
“We’ve introduced these new features following in-depth discussions with our customers and feedback we have received via the user groups we host on a regular basis. We are committed to a program of continuous product development in order to ensure that Caresys is completely in-line with our customers’ requirements in a complex and ever-changing sector.”
Advanced will be demonstrating Caresys version 8 at a number of care sector events including: Berkshire Care Conference (7 November), The Care Show Birmingham (13 November) and Brighton Care Roadshow (19 November). 
Further information about Caresys version 8 and all forthcoming events is available at:
About Advanced Health & Care
Advanced Health & Care (Advanced) is a leading provider of IT management systems for urgent and unscheduled care, clinical call centres, community health, mental health, hospice, home and residential care services.

Advanced has a unique focus on providing innovative mobile IT applications for community based care, supporting tens of thousands of care workers and clinicians with integrated device, software and airtime solutions.

Working with partners in the NHS, local government and the private sector, Advanced is committed to providing IT solutions in support of safe, efficient care delivery with integrated management information for both the commissioner and provider.

The Advanced Health & Care suite of products includes: Adastra, Adastra 111, Advanced Community, Advanced Mobile Communications, Caresys, Carenotes, Crosscare, eFinancials Smart Business Suite, iConnect, iNurse & Staffplan.
Press Contacts:
Angela Mycock & Nick Hardy
Advanced Computer Software Group plc 
T: +44(0)1625 856 513

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