A comprehensive care plan, bespoken in great detail according to the service user’s needs, likes and dislikes is something most care homes perceive to be the ideal. You mainly only hear of the positive effects of this from better and more meaningful care to an easier introduction for agency staff. But what if it's impossible to make a good care plan in the first place?
We are looking for a Market Development Manager who knows social care. You're not necessarily a tech monger, but more socially oriented with your base and network in the sector. You are fired up by our mission to "Enable care" and match the depiction of a superhero sidekick. Why?
Making data from your services a steady part of care delivery might seem complicated or far from the frontline. For starters, it isn’t. And the difference is considerable. But what does it actually mean to be data-driven?
Every sector is talking about digitalising, and the care sector is no different. But just how digital is your care home and what digital changes may be coming in the future for you? Take the test and find out!
After careful deliberation and consideration, your organisation has chosen a digital technology to introduce into the care services. The technology has undoubtedly been chosen because the benefits are worth investing in. Now, purchasing does not equal a return on investment. Although it’s a reasonable place to start. Before doing so, staff need to appreciate and understand the change and later benefit what’s new.
Issac Theophilos is the Director of "Outstanding Care Homes" and a former care home manager rated Outstanding on two occasions. In this article he shares his view on the benefits of becoming outstanding and what to do in order to reach this goal.
If you were ever in doubt, winning any award will make our heads spin. However, this particular one made us feel proud and extremely happy. As it was given for the best customer digital transformation. Belonging to the care sector this means fulfilling the only thing this company was ever made to do: enabling care.
With the high demographic pressure, spending cutbacks and staff shortage taken into account we experience an increased demand for efficiency. Here digitalisation is discussed as an integral part of future social care initiatives.
The Kent Care Awards are nearly here and it is with great pleasure we announce we are sponsoring this glittering celebration of hard work and commitment within the care sector in Kent.