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older adults

Welfare of older adults across healthcare

Dr. Malcolm Doupe and Dr. Frode Fadnes Jacobsen present their joint research program in response to the World Health Organization’s Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health.
care model

Should the UK move to a care model similar to Europe?

Nicholas Kelly, Axela Innovations, discusses whether the UK should evolve the NHS to a care model similar to the Netherlands and Germany.
social work for foster families

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.
social welfare

A look at social welfare in Japan

Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, sheds light on social welfare as crucial to understand the context of social work education and development in Japan.
dehydration in care homes

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.
patient monitoring

The future of healthcare is at home

Elina Naydenova, CEO & Co-Founder of Feebris, argues that patient monitoring has reached a tipping point.
combat loneliness

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.
self-isolate

Frontline NHS staff are no longer required to self-isolate

From Monday 19th July double vaccinated frontline NHS and social care staff who have been told to self-isolate will be permitted to attend work .
recruitment challenges

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.
resident wellbeing

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.
getting lost, jockey club centre

Development of tech to track people with dementia getting lost

Timothy Kwok, Director, Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing, explores how technology can help track people with dementia who get lost.
remote care, communities

The evolution of care in a post-COVID world

Imogen Keane, Business Development Manager at Service Robotics Ltd, explores how the remote care revolution is helping to address loneliness for the most vulnerable in our communities.
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.
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.
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.
foster care support

Social welfare research: Foster care support

Professor Kayoko ITO works on a range of social welfare and social work studies, including a foster care support model, as we discover here.
uk social care system, healthcare

Report finds UK social care system will “collapse” without unpaid carers

The Social Care 360 Report finds that unpaid carers contributed time worth £400 million to the UK social care system - daily, since the COVID-19 pandemic begun.
assisted living

How IoT is revolutionising the wellbeing of residents in assisted living

Emma Mahy, CEO and co-founder of IoT Solutions Group, discusses how Internet of Things (IoT) technology is being used to help local authorities improve their adult social care services.
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.
Faculty of Social Welfare and Education

A support model for foster care – KAKENHI Basic Scientific Research

Research into foster care at the Osaka Prefecture University to develop effective support and provide a sustainable environment for foster children.

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