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Mobilising the workforce

Re-shaping local gov: Mobilising the workforce and joining up care

David McKinney, Managing Director of Local Government at Servelec, discusses how councils can build on the digital progress they’ve made during COVID-19, and use mobile solutions to move towards true joined-up working.
TEC

What has COVID-19 taught us about the benefits of TEC?

Gavin Bashar, UK Managing Director of Tunstall Healthcare, discusses what healthcare professionals, social care leaders and local governments have learned about the benefits of technology enabled care (TEC) amid COVID-19.
future of care

Why the future of care lies in tech, not robots 

Nicholas Kelly, CEO of Axela Ltd, explains why he believes that the future of care lies in tech, not just robots.
social care system

How can we rebuild a stronger social care system in the UK?

Max Parmentier, CEO of Birdie, believes that the social care 'reform' of scaling the current system 'from the 80s' is not enough and will only exacerbate its faults.
black students, british schools

Black Students Matter: Can British schools learn anti-racism? 

Halima Jibril, History student and Founding Editor of Ashamed Magazine, discusses Black children in the British school system and calls for education outside of traditional schooling.
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.
data blind spots

Healthcare systems must uncover data blind spots to drive change post-COVID-19

Dr Anas Nader, CEO at Patchwork Health explains why healthcare providers must make greater efforts to gather, analyse and act upon data blind spots to drive change post-COVID-19.
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.
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: Delivering care for the elderly using AI

Consultus Care and Nursing is one of the UK's longest established live-in care providers founded in 1962 and aims to transform the way we deliver care for the elderly through the use of technology.
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.

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