Case Studies

Read more about our work across the Care Home and Hospital sectors, by viewing our case studies below.


Wired v Wireless

In a comparison, a hospital refurbishment project specification and drawings were provided to two leading manufacturers – one of hard wired nurse call systems and one of wireless nurse call systems. Courtney Thorne provided the wireless nurse call option. The requirement was for the design, supply and installation of a nurse call system into a […]

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Wexham Park

Wexham Park Hospital near Slough is a typical example of how the flexibility offered by wireless nurse call systems can help patient services to adapt more quickly and easily to change. A system that provides complete support for managers, front line carers and patients. Historically, the hospital had used several systems across it’s estate, including […]

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Warrington Hospital

The UK’s hospitals are admitting increasing numbers of elderly patients with dementia and the Government’s £50 million dementia care fund recognises the urgent need to address this trend with specialist care and facilities. Warrington Hospital began by forming a consultation group to aid design and specification of the Forget-Me-Not dementia unit. The group comprised patient/carer […]

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Care Homes


Safe and responsive: how we helped one of the UK’s top care home providers achieve and demonstrate nursing excellence. The background Among the most fundamental qualities of a great care home are that it is both safe to live in and responsive to its residents’ needs. Indeed, so vital are the questions of safety and […]

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Green Park – Orchard Care Homes

Green Park Care Home in Warrington has recently opened a new 18-bedroom home for residents with dementia. The SMART care technology is among the new home’s initiatives to provide residents with outstanding care. Orchard Care Homes, which runs Green Park, designed a new Dementia+ unit to create an enhanced setting that meets the needs of […]

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Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice

Sue Ryder is a national healthcare charity providing hospice and neurological care for people facing a frightening, life-changing diagnosis. Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice is situated in the village of Moggerhanger in Bedfordshire. The hospice has 15 beds and provides residential services to people who are approaching the end of their lives with progressive conditions. […]

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Help for Heroes Recovery Centre

Tedworth House was originally built in 1750 and acquired by the Ministry of Defence in 1897. In 2011 the building was leased to Help for Heroes as a Recovery Centre for wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans. Help for Heroes received the keys for Tedworth House in 2011 and since then the Recovery […]

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University of Stirling – The Dementia Service Development Centre (DSDC)

Courtney Thorne’s Wireless nurse call technology has been chosen as part of an international showcase of technology that supports best practice in dementia care. What is the DSDC? The Dementia Service Development Centre (DSDC) at University of Stirling has been a leading international centre of knowledge and expertise, dedicated to improving the lives of people living […]

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Springcare are a group of fourteen high quality nursing and residential care homes spread throughout Cheshire, Shropshire and the Wirral. They provide care accommodation and help with the activities of normal daily living, or more specialised help for those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Historically, Springcare had used a number of different Nurse Call […]

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Montreux Living

Montreux Living has a portfolio of six boutique care homes that cater for residents who require full-time care or short term support. Their homes combine a genuinely warm and homely atmosphere with stunning surroundings and first-class standards of care and support. A decision was made that the current Nurse Call systems needed replacing. The key […]

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Nightingale Hammerson

Nightingale Hammerson is an independent charity which has been serving the community for over 170 years, offering a range of services tailored to meet the needs of each of its residents. The charity runs two care homes – Nightingale House in South West London and Hammerson House in North West London – and is one […]

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InstaCare Systems

InstaCare Systems is an independent specialist installer of alarms and nurse call solutions. They focus on the supply, installation, maintenance and integration of a wide range of electronic applications specifically for the Care sector based in the South West of England. As part of their product portfolio, they are proud to offer Courtney Thorne technology. […]

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Challenge Alarms

Challenge Alarm Services is a family-run business located in North Devon. Established in 1991, the business covers South West England and has a wealth of experience in all aspects of fire alarm, intruder alarm, nurse call, CCTV, access control and emergency lighting systems in the healthcare sector. Historically, Challenge Alarms had installed hardwired nurse call […]

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The leading names in the care home sector, as well as local independent providers throughout the UK are benefitting from our market leading nurse call technology.

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Many of the largest NHS Acute Trusts in England are now using a Courtney Thorne Nurse Call system, as well as Community Hospitals, Mental Health Trusts and Private Hospital Groups.

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