Loneliness
you devil

According to a Danish interest group protecting elderly rights the simple lack of relations to others increases the risk of illness and an early death by 50%. Unfortunately the problem is western world wide and more initiatives are called for.

 

One of the initiatives that have fallen into our taste is the Campaign to End Loneliness. Behind the group are five partner organisations (Age UK Oxfordshire, Independent Age, Manchester City Council, Royal Voluntary Service and Sense) working alongside more than 2.500 supporters, all tackling loneliness in older age.

From the website:

"The Campaign to End Loneliness inspires thousands of organisations and people to do more to tackle the health threat of loneliness in older age.  The Campaign to End Loneliness is a network of national, regional and local organisations and people working together through community action, good practice, research and policy to ensure that loneliness is acted upon as a public health priority at national and local levels."

To join the campaign have a look at the sign-up.

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
6 steps to consider
when on-boarding digital care planning

When you decide to take the plunge and become more digital there are things to be wary of. We have outlined 6 steps – from the contract signing to the evaluation meeting!

21.11.2019   |   READ MORE
Sekoia   /   2 Eastbourne Terrace   /   London W2 6LG   /   contact@sekoia-care.co.uk   /   Call (0)20 7751 4010 Sekoia
2 Eastbourne Terrace   /   London W2 6LG
contact@sekoia-care.co.uk   /   Call (0)20 7751 4010
Sekoia
2 Eastbourne Terrace
London W2 6LG
contact@sekoia-care.co.uk
Call (0)20 7751 4010