Scottish Care is delighted to work with carefully selected Preferred Suppliers.  Our Preferred Suppliers for 2019-21 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.

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2 Circles Communications

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: martin@2circlesconsulting.com

Phone: 0131 3000 103

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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: care.services@boots.co.uk

Phone: 01159 494047

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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: office@chemtechconsultancy.co.uk

Phone: 01505 335510

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Citation

Citation provide HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety support to Scottish Care members at discounted rates. We offer 24/7 access to expert advice and guidance – with site visits, legal documentation, online tools and a financial advice guarantee. Having us by your side means you can spend less time worrying about the red tape and invest more into what you love - running your care service. We’ll also offer you access to Care Inspectorate Pro – our online tool designed to assist with regulatory requirements. Plus, a complete set of specialised policies and procedures and mock regulatory inspections. Contact us today to discuss your requirements in detail.

Email: scottishcare@citation.co.uk

Phone: 0345 844 1111

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Clan Contract Interiors Ltd

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: abigail@clancontractinteriors.co.uk

Phone: 01355 500243

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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 Values of putting our customers’ needs first, has helped us grow into one of UK’s largest suppliers of textiles to the contract market. Gailarde is one of the largest manufacturers and importers of inherently flame retardant, Gardtex® bed linen. Over the last 40 years we have specialised in supplying pillows, duvets, bed linen, mattress protectors, towels, build you own starter packs, table linen, Curtains, blinds, nets, runners, cushions and furniture. We successfully supply over 100 Care Groups throughout the UK as well as a number of Housing Associations and Councils.

Email: ambreen@gailarde.com

Phone: 0208 905 2776

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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: kduffy@heartresourcing.com

Phone: 01224 451561

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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.

Email: bryon.chappell@impeyshowers.com

Phone: 01460 256080

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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.

Email: Lorraine.Oldham@inenco.com

Phone: 0800 408 1499

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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: catriona.stickland@lyreco.com

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Qintil

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: sales@qintil.com

Phone: 0333 577 1484

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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

Phone: 0333 405 3333

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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: support@sod-it.co.uk

Phone: 01560 428031

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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: christine@strategicthinking.online

Phone: 0333 577 3383

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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: ian@surecert.com

Phone: 07515 816158

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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 essential eye care services to improve sight levels for those who need it most. Our clinical team specialise in assisting those living with dementia to ensure we maintain dignity and respect for the individual during a sight test. We also support carers in making eye care a daily part of their routine with our industry-leading care planning tools and free partnership benefits. We work in partnership with care homes to provide person-centred eye care to help residents see better and live better.

Email: gwilson@visioncall.co.uk

Phone: 0141 646 0650

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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: stewartsteedman@visioncareathome.co.uk

Phone: 0141 332 0057

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