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specialist adult care, exemplar care

Providing specialist adult care in a post-COVID world

John Whitehead, CEO of Exemplar Health Care, discusses specialist adult care and how to continue delivering post-COVID.
care record

Exploring the importance of language in social work

Luke Rodgers, Director of Strategy at the Care Leaders and Julie Tyas, registered social worker and Senior Strategy Lead at Servelec, explore how the language used in a young person’s care record can impact their future.
care options

Care options in the UK for the elderly

Country Cousins, a live-in care provider, has developed a guide detailing some of the care options available in the UK for elderly people.
foster carers

Uncovering the barriers to fostering, during the pandemic and beyond

To encourage and inspire new potential foster carers to step forward, Bristol City Council decided it needed to understand just what nudges people over the line, and what holds them back.
elderly care

24/7 live-in care at home: A post-COVID solution for the future of UK elderly...

Here, Peter Seldon, CEO of Consultus Care & Nursing explains the potentials of a revolution in elderly care and what we can do to get there.
Britain’s weight problem

Obesity: The urgent need to tackle Britain’s weight problem

Tam Fry FRSA, Chairman of the National Obesity Forum provides his opinion on the urgent need to tackle Britain’s weight problem.
care guarantees

IPPR think tank proposes 5 care guarantees for healthcare workers

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, discusses the recommendations made by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) which proposes 5 care guarantees to support health and social workers.
coping with grief

Coping with grief during the COVID-19 pandemic

Katie Myers from UKS Mobility shares advice on coping with grief and how care home workers can spot the signs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ConsultUs and Care

Consultus Care and Nursing

Consultus Care and Nursing is one of the UK's longest established live-in care providers, founded in 1962, with nearly 60 years’ experience.
continuity during COVID-19

How can local authorities ensure continuity during COVID-19?

Julie Smith, business consultant/project manager and Luke Taylor, programme manager at Entec Si, advise how local authorities can ensure continuity during COVID-19.
specialist care pricing

Digital tool gives greater clarity on specialist care pricing

Dr Andrew Larner, Chief Executive at not-for-profit government consultancy iESE, explains how local authorities can meet their duty under The Care Act to show they have assessed an individual’s needs whilst protecting care market viability and value for money.
signs of autism

Spotting the signs of autism and seeking support

Wellbeing experts at CABA have created a guide to help people spot the signs of autism and highlight what support is on offer to raise awareness on World Autism Day.
covid-19 isolation

Digitally connected care during COVID-19 isolation

David Rees, head of local government services at PA Consulting, discusses how local authorities can protect vulnerable residents by using assistive technology to maintain their vital social care services during COVID-19 isolation.
at-home care

Supporting the NHS through prioritising at-home care

Peter Seldon, Consultus Care, discusses how at-home care for the elderly can help to alleviate pressure on the NHS.
office conversions, built environment

The built environment: The effects of office conversions in the Netherlands

Sophie Hoogendijk and Gideon Bolt from the Faculty of Geosciences – Utrecht University, describe the effects of office conversions in the Netherlands, commencing with commentary on vacant offices in this analysis of the built environment.
loneliness and isolation

Loneliness and isolation in the elderly: Improving care provision

Helen Fuller, Managing Director at Care 4 Quality, discusses loneliness and isolation in the elderly, highlighting how care homes can improve care provision in this area.
informal carers

Tackling the complex issue of informal carers

Vivek Patni, CEO and co-founder of Lavanya Plus, offers advice on how HR teams can ensure that informal carers receive the workplace support they need.
internet first policy

NHS Internet First policy: What does your organisation need to consider?

Ian Wilcox, Director of Health Sector Business Development at MLL Telecom, discusses what health and social care organisations need to consider following the announcement of the new Internet First policy.
local authority funding, IED

Economic development in the UK: Local authority funding is a crisis of our making

Nigel Wilcock is Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Development and argues that local authority funding is a crisis of our making.
innovative bed tracking

Innovative bed tracking at a Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Brendan Crossey, Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Analytics Limited, directs our thoughts to innovative bed tracking at the Northern Health and Social Care Trust, one of five health and social care trusts in Northern Ireland.

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