Councils raising taxes
to pay for elderly care

Research by the Local Government Association has found that 143 out of 152 councils in England have approved or are considering plans to introduce the “social care precept” from April.

However, the association does not believe that the hike in council taxes will bring in enough money to alleviate the growing pressure on the elderly care sector. 

There is an acute need for actions and for further innovation or if needed regulation, to balance the scorecard for all areas. One thing that cannot happen is the burden moving to care sector indviduals, such as the employees or the residents.

Read more in The Care Home Professional.

Sekoia joins the work to support
the front line fight against COVID-19

Behind the scenes, we have been building brand new features now being released to help streamline care work and support the fight against COVID-19.

25.03.2020   |   READ MORE
How to Step Into Leadership
(Interview w. Sophie Coulthard)

We sat down with Sophie Coulthard, author of The Care Leader's Handbook and host of our favourite podcast The Road to Outstanding. The topic of conversation was leadership, and how everyone can step into leadership - also in a social care setting.

17.02.2020   |   READ MORE
Aces in Places
5 characteristics of a Super User

Changing the way things are being done is not something that can just be done by the flick of a switch. Our way of doing things is deeply entrenched in our habits. These set routines also carry over to our work. And if managers or directors want to change the routines, they usually just send out an e-mail describing the new change. So, does the change take effect just because of that e-mail?

16.01.2020   |   READ MORE
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