Blyssful by Ablyss


"Blyssful, by Ablyss, helps you manage your care provision in a more efficient manner by enabling you to record care more easily and providing better visibility across your service. With its user-friendly browser-based system and supporting app, you can effortlessly keep track of everything you need."

Contact details

Blyssful Team
Phone: 01625 535 685

Information about this solution

Blyssful allows businesses to run their care provision more effectively. Designed for residential, nursing and supported living homes, our software helps you manage your service users and document the care provided. Our design ethos has always been about flexibility, and our products allow you to personalize the system to suit your business needs. Carers and family members can be assigned different access levels, and our audit tools help to provide an overview of all activities within your business. 

With its user-friendly browser-based system and supporting app, you can now effortlessly keep track of everything you need. Say goodbye to the hassle of complicated recording methods and hello to a more efficient way of working.

About the Supplier

Ablyss: Helping Residential Care providers be the best they can be.

Following more than two decades of development, we are able to offer Care Management Systems that save time and improve the quality of planning and record keeping. Increasing operating efficiency and the ability to evidence compliance. And, ultimately, giving care teams the opportunity to elevate the level of care given to service users.

Ablyss products allow providers to spot trends and patterns in order to rectify issues quickly and look to introduce preventative measures. With highly customisable products, Care Homes can create systems bespoke to their service user’s exacting needs. All supported by outstanding training and unrivalled customer service.

We produce products that put service users' families at ease.

This solution has been assured for use in:

  • supported living services
  • care home services without nursing such as residential homes, rest homes, convalescent homes, respite care, mental health crisis houses, therapeutic communities
  • care home services with nursing such as nursing homes, convalescent homes with nursing, respite care with nursing, mental health crisis house with nursing.

This solution has the following features: 

  • Person-centred care plans and risk assessments with underlying templates
  • Body Map to document wounds, identifying features and cream applications
  • Goals and Needs - set long to medium term goals and track objectives
  • Auditing - Help to identify trends and triggers  and gain an overview across your whole service
  • Customisable - design your own templates, set your own definitions and images
  • Charts - use built in charts or design your own
  • Consent - document consent or perform best interest assessments
  • Reporting - print to PDF or Excel. Make use of built in reports or design your own
  • Alerts and Notifications - Never miss a care action and be notified about key information
  • Incidents - record, monitor and spot trends across your service.

All assured solutions offer the core capabilities that social care providers need from a digital social care record (downloads in a spreadsheet). 

This solution also offers the ability:

  • for a social care provider to add to assessment templates / pre built care plans
  • to measure progress against a target outcome / goal for the individual receiving care
  • to use body maps to capture treatment information
  • to store photographic information about the care provided
  • to read the contents of the record back to the user
  • to send notifications/messages to other care workers
  • for an individual to write to and update their own care plan and record
  • for authorised third parties (including family members) to view care plans and records, including ones they did not create
  • to provide access to Electronic Medications Administration and Recording systems (either natively or through integration with a third party solution)
  • for social care providers to build, save and amend their own summary reports for individual recipients of care.

Standards describe the technical specification or operating conditions which represent best practice for digital social care record solutions. These standards must be fully met by all solutions on the Assured Solution List within an agreed timeframe.




Business continuity and disaster recovery

Ensures that solutions are supported by robust business continuity plans and disaster recovery measures.

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Clinical safety

Supports the management of clinical risk and patient/service user safety.

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Underpins all commercial activity relating to the Buying Catalogue by defining rules governing commercial relationships and setting out standards of behaviour.

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Data migration

Supports the safe and effective migration of data if a buyer changes from one solution to another.

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Data standards

Defines detailed technical standards for the storage, management and organisation of data and specifies standardised reference data, terminology and codes.

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About Me standard (PRSB)

Supports sharing important details about a person and how they want to receive care. This standard is a requirement under Data Standards.

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Personalised care and support plan standard (PRSB)

Enables the right information for people to manage their own care. This standard is a requirement under Data Standards.

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Hosting and infrastructure

Supports best practices for infrastructure and hosting of systems. For example, ensuring systems are cost effective, secure and energy efficient.

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Information governance

Supports the controls needed to ensure that sensitive personal data is kept confidential, is accurate and is available to authorised users when required.

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Non-Functional questions

Enables NHS Digital to assess the risk associated with the assessment of a solution against other overarching Standards.

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Ensures that a suppliers’ software delivery test processes are of sufficient quality and rigour.

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Defines a comprehensive set of standards, interfaces and protocols that solutions will use when working together.

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GP Connect

Supports sharing of data held within GP IT solutions across health and social care organisations.

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Supports the secure transmission of sensitive and confidential information by email.

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This information is currently being updated. Contact the supplier to discuss their pricing.

Additional services are add-ons that provide additional, unassured, functionality to a solution at an extra cost. 

If you’re interested in additional services, we encourage you to undertake your own assessment to make sure the functionality meets your needs. 

Additional services are available at a flat price. Contact the supplier for additional services and prices.

Associated services help you implement or optimise a solution. For example, staff training or data migration services.

Associated services are available at a flat price. Contact the supplier for associated services and prices.

Interoperability is the ability to connect and communicate with other systems.

NHS assured integrations

GP Connect is a system which makes patient information available to appropriate clinical and non-clinical staff. Find out more about using GP Connect.

Type of integration What this means Stage
GP Connect HTML view View a patient's GP record with read-only access To be developed
GP Connect appointment booking View, book, amend or cancel patient GP appointments  To be developed
GP Connect structured records Access a patient's GP record in a structured format, so the data can be imported and processed in whatever way is needed  To be developed

When a care provider makes the decision to implement Blyssful within their organisation, we know that planning a detailed implementation is paramount to the success of the project. We work with you to assess your needs, understand your processes, and implement them in our system.

Our team will convert forms and import basic user and employee details to expedite the process.

Once the system is set up, our team will work closely with you to provide initial training and customise the system further to your specific needs, making it personalised and familiar to you.

Following up on your initial training, we have additional complimentary training options available. These include regular online workshops to help refresh knowledge and a digital academy providing training videos and how-to guides.

With coordination of everyone's time, implementation usually takes around 4 weeks. This can change depending on customer diary commitments.

This solution is supported by the following client application types:

Application type Supported

Browser-based application


Desktop application


Mobile or tablet application


Browser-based application details

Browser application feature Details

Browsers supported

Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox

Responsive design


Mobile first approach


Plug-ins or extensions required


Minimum connection speed required


Recommended desktop aspect ratio and screen resolution 1920x1080
Hardware requirements All modern devices are supported

Additional information

Blyssful is a web-based solution and will need a reliable Internet connection.
Blyssful is suitable for use on most desktop/laptop, tablet and mobile devices. It operates best on desktop and laptop devices. We recommend the app for mobile and tablets.

Native mobile or tablet application

Mobile/tablet application feature Details

Supported operating systems

Android only

Recommended version 9 or later

Mobile first approach


Minimum connection speed required

2 mb/s

Connection types supported

4G, 5G, Wi-Fi

Minimum memory requirement

5GB of Storage, 2GB RAM

Additional storage requirements

Minimal - data stored in the cloud

Hardware requirements


Device capabilities required

Device with a camera to allow for photo upload and microphone to allow for speech to text functionality. Internet connection
Additional information Connection to Internet service provider should be stable and allow sufficient access throughout the care setting

All solutions on the assured solutions list are cloud-based.

Blyssful is hosted in Microsoft Azure.

The end user requires an up-to-date browser to access the Blyssful application. Microsoft Edge is recommended.

An Android device is required for the dedicated app.

You do not need a Health and Social Care Network connection to use this service.

Blyssful‘s future developments will be guided by customer requests, CQC requirements, and ongoing standards compliance as outlined in The Digital Social Care Record roadmap.

The Roadmap is available from within the application or on request

The Digital Social Care Record roadmap outlines the capabilities and standards that all solutions will need to meet in future. 

Last updated: 7 March 2024