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Preferred Suppliers

Scottish Care is delighted to work with carefully selected Preferred Suppliers to offer our members a benefit, discount or offer for their products or services.

Should you wish to know more about our Preferred Suppliers, or indeed find out more about our application process, please contact [email protected].


Boots Care Services

We’re proud to have over 170 years’ experience of caring for our customers, and we’ve been providing a dedicated, local pharmacy service to care home residents for over 30 years. As a market leading care home medicine provider, Boots want to make it easy for you to give an effective, safe and efficient service and provide you with the tools and support required to help in the delivery of person centred care. Boots also offer Pharmacist Advice Visits, including antipsychotic medication audits, Boots Care Learning to support resident care and medication management and an eMAR solution to suit your needs.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0115 949 4047

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Citation

Citation provides HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety support to Scottish Care members at discounted rates. From former care home managers to ex-regulatory inspectors, our knowledge comes from direct experience, and we’ll support you to achieve the highest possible regulatory rating. We offer 24/7 access to expert advice and guidance – with site visits, legal documentation, online tools and a financial advice guarantee. We’ll also provide you access to Care Inspectorate Pro – our online tool designed to assist with regulatory requirements. Plus, a complete set of specialised policies and procedures, mock regulatory inspections, and fire and electrical safety services. Contact us today to discuss your requirements in detail.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0345 844 1111

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CritiQue Limited

critiQuie provide a host of solutions to help the care industry. Quick and easy feedback from your residents, NOK and staff to help you confirm what you are doing well, and help you identify areas to strengthen your business. Taking this a step further the same system also enables you to evidence compliance for the Care Inspectorate.

critiQuie furthermore provide solutions to help you with engaging ‘new hire/apprenticeships’ feedback, staff assessments and even employee WellBeing. Giving you a stronger workforce by making recruitment easier, reducing absence and retaining staff.”

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07966 477176

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DVI Technologies Limited

DVI Technologies is delighted to offer Scottish Care members a range of electrical services (e.g. electrical inspection/testing/maintenance, lighting, repairs/rewires and electrical profile, audit & design), IT infrastructure (e.g. structured cabling, fibre optics, network design & installation), and energy-saving solutions (e.g. LED lighting, heating, EV charging).

Our in-house engineers have developed a suite of intelligent solutions to help you operate a more efficient and sustainable care home. Our Prioto solutions combine electrical products with internet-enabled devices and sensors to cleverly control, monitor, manage, and report on a range of functions within your care home building(s). For example: heating, lighting, doors/windows, as well as detecting electrical faults, water leaks and carbon monoxide.

DVI is an ISO9001 company, affiliated to Select, Constructionline, CHAS, and Alcumus SafeContractor. We are a DiscreteHeat Official Technology Partner, and a carezapp Managed Services Partner.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0330 010 0869

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Gailarde Ltd

Gailarde Ltd is a family run business which was established in 1979 to provide Household Textiles, Soft Furnishings and Homewares. Our core principles of putting our customers’ needs first, has helped us grow into one of UK’s largest suppliers of textiles to the contract market. Gailarde are on of the largest manufacturers and importers of inherently flame retardant, Gardex® linen. Over the last 40 years we have specialized in supplying Towels, Pillows, Duvets, Bed Linen, Tablecloths, Curtains, Blinds and Nets. We supply over 100 Care Groups throughout the UK as well as number of Housing Associations and Councils.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 020 8905 2776/ 07483 054 982

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Inenco

Inenco are delighted to be new preferred suppliers to Scottish Care members for Energy. Our heritage dates back to 1968 and we provide clients with bespoke energy solutions across Gas and Electricity to suit their business’ needs. We ensure energy contracts, negotiations and renewals are managed to keep costs competitive and deal with any change of tenancies, new meters, billing enquiries and supplier queries. Over the last 50+ years, Inenco have built strong relationships in the care sector and also with energy suppliers, enabling us to negotiate for you and get the most competitive energy rates, saving you time to focus on running your care business.

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Quality Compliance Systems

QCS is the leading compliance management system for the care sector. Delivering the most comprehensive set of customised policies, procedures and compliance toolkits in line with Care Inspectorate requirements and best practice guidelines, digitally, 24/7, via the online system and QCS App, to over 53,000 users. Sign up for our free trial at www.qcs.co.uk

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0333 405 33 33

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Solutions on Demand Ltd

Solutions on Demand is based in Stewarton, Ayrshire and is comprised of four divisions – SOD-IT, Creo, The Review and The Print Room. SOD-IT – Our technical team specialise in IT Support and supply, computer repairs, maintenance, installation of networks and servers. We also manage out clients email, web hosting solutions and mobile phone contracts. Creo is a highly versatile creative design agency, managing all of your digital and marketing requirements: from branding to social media, web design to video production and SEO. The Print Room offers design, print and delivery direct to your door. From business cards and banners, to posters, leaflets, office signage and brochures.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01560 428031

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SureCert

SureCert is a digital platform that is focused on digitising the recruitment process, maximising both trust and efficiency for both candidate and recruiter. SureCert enables employers to gather digital work references, confirm qualifications and upload/access candidates’ background checking documents, easily. SureCert stores all elements of an individual’s identity/background in one place, as an online profile. Partnering with Experian PLC, SureCert can confirm candidate identities, check global watch lists and confirm the validity of Identity documents, almost instantly We are committed to helping your organisation save money while accelerating background checking, providing candidates with a seamless onboarding experience.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07515816158

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Visioncare at Home

Visioncare at Home was formed in 2007 with the core purpose of giving housebound individuals access to the highest possible level of eyecare and to improve or preserve their eyesight. We are a team of highly trained and experienced eye care professionals dedicated to providing a reliable and efficient optical service. A large number of nursing homes in the UK already use Visioncare At Home as their preferred eyecare provider. Using feedback from care staff, managers, and care home owners, we constantly review, critique and develop our service and products. This ensures we continue to provide the highest quality eyecare service that is hassle free for care homes and personalized to each individual service user.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07538 186 428

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Our Preferred Suppliers bring knowledge and experience within their business areas, and an understanding of the social care sector in Scotland. Each company offers Scottish Care Members a benefit, discount or offer for their products or services, and updates from our Preferred Suppliers will be highlighted to Members.

For more information about Preferred Suppliers and their latest offers for Scottish Care members, please visit the Members Area of this website.

2  Circles Consultants

Our extensive portfolio of products and services covers everything a business needs for telecom services. We only work with best-in-class networks and suppliers.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0131 300 0103

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Carezapp Limited

Carezapp partners with care and support providers, care homes and housing organisations to enable technology enabled care and support services. Our support platform for care in homes empowers person-centred care in a holistic and integrated way. Focused on wellbeing, prevention and promotion of independence. Empowering greater efficiencies for providers and more positive outcomes for supported people.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07538 411367

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Clan Contract Interiors Limited

As one of Scotlands’ leading interior fit out contractors, we are well versed to assist our clients with any project they may be undertaking. Clan Contract Interiors are specialists in the supply and installation of all products including design boards, made to measure curtains and blinds, and a huge range of lounge, dining and bedroom furniture. We supply and install all carpeting and slip resistant flooring. With the very best team in place, a vast knowledge of industry standards and regulations, and an endless chain of suppliers, we offer our clients an unrivalled attention to detail and an experience which is smooth and positive for all concerned.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01355 500 243

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Cura Systems

Cura is at the forefront of technology innovation and transforms caregiving. We support care homes of all types and sizes, be they a family run, single care home, a larger care provider or residential care; but in particular, those providing complex care needs. However complex and demanding your care requirements, Cura can support you.

We help care homes with the most demanding needs to deliver better quality outcomes by automating more daily tasks for management and caregivers than any other care home software.

Using Cura, you will see a significant improvement in communication, administration costs and care outcomes by going digital throughout your care delivery. Your staff morale will improve as your care team will feel more supported and reassured and your residents will feel more involved with their own care.

10 Reasons to have Cura in your care home

  1. Care planning, monitoring and auditing
  2. Integration with IoRNS
  3. Staff HR with time & attendance
  4. Billing with debtor control
  5. Flexible, configurable solution for complex care environments
  6. Compliance and audit tools
  7. Policies and quality assurance
  8. User Definable Dashboards
  9. Voice recognition, body maps, food chart and fluid balance
  10. Painless implementation and proactive customer support

We work closely with care-home owners and managers to deliver a full digital system at a low cost.  Cura saves caregiver time and makes more time available for care. We believe Cura does this better than any other care home software.

Going digital is no longer an option – it is a necessity and the only way to shape the future of care!

Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

Phone: 020 3621 9111 / 07714 900 674

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Heart Resourcing

Heart Resourcing provide permanent recruitment solutions to the Health and Social Care Sector throughout Scotland. We work with SME’s to resource high calibre candidates for permanent managerial, nursing and senior care roles.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0122 445 1561

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Lyreco Ltd

Lyreco UK are proud to be a business partner and support to Scottish Care. At Lyreco we supply a full range of products to cater for all your business needs such as Personal Protective Equipment, Cleaning and Hygiene Solutions, Catering Products, Furniture, Office Products & Packaging Supplies.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07870 721 420

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Room to Breathe

At Room to Breathe, we combine over 20 years’ experience with multiple market leading technologies giving people the opportunity for cleaner, safer environments. We transform indoor environments into hypoallergenic spaces which continuously maintain clean air and surfaces removing up to 99.999% of Coronoviruses including influenzas, bacteria, allergens, mould, germs & VOC’s.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0141 611 7888

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Staffscanner

Staffscanner is an online staffing platform that allows Care Providers to connect directly with Nurses and Carers. Our nurse managers vet, verify and train everyone on the platform prior to being able to undertake shifts, just as a care home or nursing agency would and in line with Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment. Staffscanner is building a nationwide ecosystem that is based on its core values of transparency, quality and accountability.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0330 094 5922

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Thain Commercial

Thain Commercial provide sales and service to commercial laundry and dishwashing equipment throughout Scotland and the Isles – We have the largest service force in the country which ensures we are best placed to provide not only the sales, but also to look after and fully maintain all equipment supplied or existing throughout our client base. We are family owned and remain independently, we operate with values driven entirely towards our customers and coupled with strong professional partnerships with the major manufacturers in our field including Miele, Electrolux and Primus.

Email: [email protected]

Phone:01236 727117 / 07740 780551

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Alarm Radio Monitoring Ltd

Alarm Radio Monitoring (ARM) have been manufacturing and installing wireless nurse call and staff alarm systems for over 28 years.  ARM’s wireless systems are quick and easy to install, with minimum disruption to residents or staff. To help prevent the spread of infection, call points incorporate anti-microbial additives and resident handsets are IP67 rated to enable dip sterilisation. Call logging software keeps a full audit trial of events and allows management reports to be viewed/printed. Systems are designed to meet your requirements and supported by a dedicated team in Scotland, plus free 24/7, engineer manned, telephone support.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01568 610016

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ChemTech Consultancy Ltd

ChemTech Consultancy Ltd was formed in 2002 and has been serving the care sector providing Legionella compliance services during that time. We carry out Legionella risk assessments, provide ACoP L8 monitoring services, cleaning and disinfection services, microbiological monitoring and customer training services. In addition we are also able to carry out any plumbing remedial work required

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01505 335510

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Convatec UK Ltd

We are delighted to be working with Scottish Care as a preferred supplier and our commitment to you as members is that we will be delighted to partner you working with you and your patients in order to provide the best care with the patient in mind. We will offer you direct access to an account manager that will look after your needs within Stoma care. We can direct you to our advanced wound team that will again be happy to work with you.

  1. We will offer a series of educational road shows across Scotland these will be hosted with an expert Stoma Nurse providing education and support to your staff on Stoma care.
  2. We can provide a free delivery company that will supply all prescription for stoma and continence products direct to your business.
  3. We can offer customer phone service to your staff and patients that offers advice and samples as required.

We have dedicated account manager Yvonne Mair that will be available for you to discuss stoma care issues with. We care looking forward to being the stoma care provider of choice with all the members.

Email: [email protected]

Phone:  07903 679 373 / 07423 778 120

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everyLIFE

With a focus on sustaining and evidencing high quality outcomes, everyLIFE support private care providers across Scotland in both residential and community-based services.

Our digital care delivery platform, PASS, has been designed to record care and medication being delivered to each person, provide a platform for carers to monitor progress against outcomes, and provide assurance to care providers, commissioners and regulators that evidences the level and quality of care being delivered.

PASS continues to evolve, and we are introducing a range of new features to enhance the experience for care managers, carers and the people they care about. These have been co-designed with carers to support both community and residential care, including:

  • Care at home
  • Extra care
  • Supported living
  • Reablement
  • Complex care
  • Residential care
  • Nursing care

A shared view of care is enabled through openPASS, our portal for families, social workers, GPs and allied care professionals.

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) undertook an independent review of PASS (link) and found a broad range of benefits including:

  • Delivering better quality care
  • Increased accountability
  • Improved risk management
  • Realising operational efficiencies

The PASS team is excited by the opportunity to support you, your teams and the people you care about. Whatever your care settings, we will work with you to deliver the impact you expect.

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: 01382 938111 

Impey Showers (Coram UK Holdings)

Pioneering many of the innovations which make the luxury and style of a fully inclusive level access wetroom accessible to all. We work closely with contractors, installers, architects, specifiers, local authorities and healthcare professionals to provide innovative, high-quality wetroom solutions for all end users. Our product portfolio includes level access floor formers, shower trays, drainage solutions, shower screens, grab rails and shower seats, as well as a range of electric and mixer showers. We pride ourselves on our support, advice, after sales service and technical expertise.

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Qintil Learning and Compliance

Qintil is easy to use web-based software that gives you thousands of on-demand courses, learning management and compliance monitoring. Designed specifically for nursing homes and care services, you can train your staff, manage policies & procedures and right to work docs and automate compliance. And you can see the learning and certificates your team have got elsewhere with our unique Qintil ID. Plus, connect to other platforms and your own systems with our one-click integrations and API. All for a low flat monthly subscription per location, not per user.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0333 577 1484

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Sekoia

Sekoia’s philosophy is “enabling care”. In conjunction with front line care staff, we have developed a very user-friendly digital care planning system that is designed to be used at point of care.      

Sekoia improves communication and allows carers to have more time delivering person-centred care aligned to care and support plans and spend less time completing paper work, which improves quality of life for the people you support and job satisfaction for staff. It can also be used to work towards improving a service’s Care Inspectorate grade by evidencing the level of care delivered and using data to demonstrate outcomes and an ethos of continuous improvement.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 020 7751 4010

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Strategic Thinking

Strategic Thinking brings to the market a forward thinking revolutionary approach to compliance within the care sector. Offering 40 care specific online courses, a suite of care policies and procedures, a full suite of Audit and Observation tools, a fully integrated intranet for document sharing, integrated calendar for diarizing events, setting targets, messaging staff and much more! The system is easy to use for user and allows managers instant access to all compliance reports.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0333 577 3383

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Visioncall

Visioncall enable people to see better and live better. Since 1994, Visioncall have been a leading eye care provider to care homes across the UK providing an unrivalled person-centred eye care service to improve sight levels for those who need it most. Alongside our person-centred eye care service, we provide a suite of partnership benefits including VC24 (online portal) access, free staff training and dementia-friendly signage. Visioncall are delighted to offer all Scottish Care members an exclusive discount code for 25% off their next order on our signage range or activity boards. Contact our team today for your code – [email protected]

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07545 619 134

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