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.
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.