Our Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activities (RITA) software is aimed at augmenting the care delivered to older people, those suffering with Dementia, Alzheimer’s, ABI and Learning difficulties as a means of supporting them and reducing their agitation, isolation, depression and delirium. We have now supplied RITA to over 800 care facilities across the UK including hospitals (Acute MH & Community), care homes, hospices, CCG’s and Councils.

It has been positive in reducing harm, including:

  • Reduced Falls by up 76.9%
  • Reduced Specialing (1:1) BY 71% E.G. 1 Trust (4 Wards) Saving Yr.1 £164K
  • Software supports dementia care mapping
  • Significant reduction in anti-psychotic medication
  • Reduced LOS
  • Dramatically increased patient experience
  • Significant improvements in patients with dementia that are unable to sleep
  • Supports dignity, respect and wellbeing for those patients at the end of life
  • Clinically led, improving the quality of patient-centered care
  • Improved Family & Friends results
  • Reductions in in-patient bed days
  • Improved interaction between carers and patient, and relatives and patient

We have deployed RITA in more than 800 care facilities throughout the UK. These include Acute, Mental Health, Community, Care Homes, Hospices & Day Centres.

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  • 800

    Care Facility
    Users

  • Daily Feedback

    produces free
    updates for
    all clients

  • 70,000

    users across
    the UK

Offering significant benefits to clinical outcomes

Our therapy software is aimed at offering support for older people as a means of supporting them and reducing their agitation, isolation, depression and delirium. It has been positive in reducing harm, including:

  • Reduced Falls by up 76.9%
  • Reduced Specialing (1:1) BY 71% E.G. 1 Trust (4 Wards) Saving Yr.1 £164K
  • Software supports dementia care mapping
  • Significant reduction in anti-psychotic medication
  • Reduced LOS
  • Dramatically increased patient experience
  • Significant improvements in patients with dementia that are unable to sleep
  • Supports dignity, respect and wellbeing for those patients at the end of life
  • Clinically led, improving the quality of patient-centered care
  • Improved Family & Friends results
  • Reductions in in-patient bed days
  • Improved interaction between carers and patient, and relatives and patient

We have implemented RITA in more than 800 facilities throughout the UK. These include Acute Hospitals, Mental Health Hospitals, Community Hospitals, Care Homes, Hospices & Day Centres.

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The Benefits of Using Our System

  • Reduced Falls

    Evidence of reduction of falls at many hospitals and care homes all over the country. A 76.9% reduction recorded at North Cumbria and a reduction in excess of 49.6% at a London Hospital. The incidence of falls dramatically increased for a period of time when the dementia software was not available to the ward whilst it was be trialled on another ward.

  • Specialling Costs Significantly Reduced

    Specialling Costs Significantly Reduced. Hospital Trust Savings £164K in Yr. 1 – Evidenced. Hospital Trust Savings £754K in Yrs. 1 – 5 Projected.

  • Reduced Length of Stay

    Helps mobilise the patient. It helps get people back on their feet and out of hospital quicker. They can often return to their home homes and not Nursing Home Care. It also reduces the chances of readmission.

  • Improved Nutrition and Hydration

    The dementia software provides opportunities for social interaction and reducing the feeling of isolation. It provides more interest around meal times as patients come together. Sharing mealtimes, tea and biscuits whilst talking about some of the subjects that that are promoted within the system can elicit conversation.

  • Improved Patient/ Carer Interaction

    Promotes confidence, as Carer gets to know the patient as it forms a platform for person-centred care, they learn more about the person, their likes and dislikes, it eases their agitation.

  • Free up Valuable Nursing Resource

    The dementia software frees up valuable nursing resource. Nursing staff are able to continue with other life threatening situations with the knowledge that patients on the ward are stimulated.

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