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.
Major or minor incidents that occur in a care home is a topic on a lot of registered managers’ minds. How do we best avoid them and get rid of poor sleep for care staff involved when things don’t go as you expect or want them to?
It is no secret that documentation and registrations take up a lot of resources of the care home. Documenting every encounter with the residents usually just adds to an already busy day of work for the carers.
It is as we know, almost inevitable to avoid Incidents entirely in a bustling care home environment. However, steps and practices can be implemented to ensure that the frequency of such events is reduced as much as possible. It is important to note, that there is no quick fix to reducing the number of incidents, since it requires a dedicated effort from everyone within the organisation in order to see results.