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!
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.
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.
Digitalisation helps transform social care as a sector. However, what could seem a rather simple “translation” of paper documents into straight away winning software, is far more complex than identified at first glance.
We have talked to dementia expert Professor June Andrews about what role technology can play in relation to the care of older people. Read more about her two suggested strategies here.
What makes a care provider outstanding? We have asked one to pass on some of the thoughts and tips that make care homes excel. Tej Sehmi from Rochmills Group contributes to outstanding care.
In the wake of the new KLOEs it is clear that some providers are looking to understand how to better grasp and turn CQC advice into service value. The number of residential nursing homes rated unsafe is a worrying 37%. So what can you do as a care provider?
Social care is looking like one of the most promising sectors with regards to leveraging the potential of digital solutions. With different luck many companies are weighing up their chances for a push in to the care sector. The timing seems just right.
As the requirements for documenting the level of care in care homes keep increasing, the amount of data available from the care homes also increases. In general, this is positive since it enables management and employees alike, to make decisions based on facts rather than feelings and thoughts.