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Tackling ‘care phobia’ – key to health & wealth in later life

Mary Bright, Head of Social Affairs and Age Special Adviser at Phoenix Group, explains why tackling ‘care phobia’ is the key to unlocking health and wealth in later life.
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Research on Social Work for foster families

Here, Professor Kayoko Ito tells us about her ongoing research into foster care in the UK, using the results to assess the best way to increase fostering in Japan.
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HR marketing in a health organisation

Laura Kirschbacher, Corporate Communications, Pfalzklinikum, details how to establish HR marketing within a health organisation, in this project report.
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The new innovative smart cup tackling dehydration in care homes

Aquarate illustate the life-threatening consequences of dehydration and introduce their Hydracup, committed to improve quality of care for our loved ones.
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The future of healthcare is at home

Elina Naydenova, CEO & Co-Founder of Feebris, argues that patient monitoring has reached a tipping point.
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Remote Care in Action: Results from the NHS

High-quality, patient-centric care is indispensable, particularly when remote. Current Health’s care-at-home platform assists healthcare organisations in delivering this promise.
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The isolation epidemic: How tech can combat loneliness in care homes

John Ramsay, founder and MD, Social-Ability, discusses how technology can improve wellbeing and combat loneliness in care homes.
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1.5 million children worldwide have been orphaned by the pandemic

According to a new study, an estimated 1.5 million children worldwide have been orphaned because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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UK says COVID vaccine mandatory for care home workers

The UK House of Commons voted to make COVID vaccination mandatory for care home workers, who will need two doses to continue working from October.
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Volunteers are a vital part of the NHS’ past, present and future

Mark Lever, Chief Executive, Helpforce, discusses the importance of volunteers throughout the NHS’ history and for its future.
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Fixing recruitment challenges in social care – it’s not about pay

Sally Bibb, strengths and talent expert, and Amanda Kelly, adult and children’s social care lead at PA Consulting, explore how the social care sector can be fixed by introducing a strengths-based approach to the recruitment process.
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Improving resident wellbeing in assisted living with IoT

In this Q&A interview, Emma Mahy, chief executive of IoT Solutions Group, discusses how IoT has the potential to improve resident wellbeing and revolutionise the social care sector.
adult social care funding

The future of adult social care funding

Oliver Brown, Head of Product, Care and Support Tools at Imosphere, explores how financial pressures and a lack of certainty over adult social care funding is a problem for local authorities and the need to bring reform to an already stretched system.
Mental health within social care

Mental health within social care: Supporting carer and client alike

Peter Seldon, CEO, Consultus Care & Nursing, explores the impact of COVID-19 and mental health within social care settings and what best practices can be adopted to support both carers and clients.
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How to develop resilience for flexible workers

Juliette Cosgrove, Chief Nurse & Director of Clinical Governance, NHS Professionals, argues that a focus on flexible worker resilience is needed to support those who support the NHS.
elderly falls

After COVID, can we better manage and prevent the likely rise in elderly falls?

Barak Katz, VP and GM Essence SmartCare, discusses the future of fall prevention and establishing more proactive elderly care, post COVID-19.
Care home residents

Care home residents will be allowed one visitor from today

As part of the government's roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions, care home residents will be allowed one indoor visitor from the 8th of March.
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Unpaid carers will have access to free PPE through national scheme

Unpaid carers will now benefit from free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) through a new national scheme, the UK government has announced.
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Social care sector to receive further £120 million for additional care staff

The Government has allocated a further £120 million for the social care sector to help with staff shortages due to the pandemic.
elderly care

The vaccine isn’t a silver bullet for longstanding pressures in elderly care  

Jitesh Patel, Project Director at Kajima Partnerships discusses why the vaccine is not a silver bullet for longstanding pressures in elderly care and how the sector must adapt post-pandemic.

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