Julie Trigg is a support worker at Crossroads Care Forest of Dean and Herefordshire. As a self-confessed ‘non-techie’, we were interested to hear about her use of our Bee app… How long have you been using Bee for? Just over a year. What does a typical day involve? I am a support worker so I visit between six and 20 clients each day in their own homes. IRead more
Bee is an easy to use app designed for field based staff, giving them quick and easy access to all the information they need for their daily visits or bookings. The app works alongside the Webroster.net online workforce management software and is available for both Android and iPhones. Bee gives workers access to their daily and weekly roster, with changes and updates communicated in real time cutting down on administrationRead more
The You Trust benefit from the flexibility of Webroster.net online rostering to help deliver a wide range of services built around the needs of the individual. The You Trust (YOU) provides people with the help they need to realise their dreams of independence, security, stability, happiness and freedom.They help people in their communities who need care, support and advice due to poverty, homelessness, disability, age, ill health or abuseRead more
It wasn’t so long ago that field staff would await their weekly roster in the post, inevitably it would require a change, so a call into the office would be made to update it. Staff would then go to client visits armed with files and folders of paperwork to fill in and go home with even more papers to fill out and post back to their office. These daysRead more
Bee v1.0.1 for iPhones is now available from the Apple App Store for iPhone 5 and above, running iOS 8 and higher. Bee is an innovative smartphone app for mobile working and electronic monitoring. Using the Bee app for iPhones field staff no longer need to carry around reams of paperwork, all the information they need for each visit and client is quickly and easily available on their phone.Read more
The release of Bee v2.3.0 brings with it the new Bee Messaging module; giving Webroster.net users the ability to send text based messages and booking enquiries to field staff using the Bee app from Webroster.net.
With the ever changing world of technology evolving at a fast pace, your smartphone will only perform at its best if available firmware updates are downloaded.
Webroster will be at the Health + Care Show 2015 on Stand R61. Visitors will be able to see the online rostering software system Webroster.net and the Android app Bee for managing field based carers.
Setting clear team goals is just one way of making field-based workers feel part of a team. Setting shared goals gets people working together for the common good and regular recognition of a person’s contribution towards achieving the goal helps reinforce team bonding. This is especially tough when your team of field based workers is scattered over a wide-geographic area with little or no face to face contact.
NFC is increasingly being adopted by home care companies with field based workers who use their mobile phones to register their location and log client visits. When used in conjunction with workforce management software the real time nature of NFC technology delivers additional benefits such as lone worker monitoring.
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