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Smoking can cause social isolation and loneliness

A study suggests that smokers are more likely to become socially isolated and lonely as they age, compared to non-smokers.
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Technology platforms empowering safe foster care

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, explains how technology platforms empower safe foster care
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Hydration: An essential part of healthy ageing

Senior Director of the Center for Healthy Aging, at the National Council on Aging, illustrates the ways that hydration is key to staying healthy as we age
Hydracup

Innovative smart hydracup to revolutionise hydration within care

Gail Howard, Care Home Manager of Lakeside Nursing and Residential Home, discusses her view on the management of dehydration in care homes.
October 2021 Asia Analysis

October 2021 Asia Analysis

In this Asia Analysis edition, we hear from UEYAMA Takahiro, Council for Science, Technology and Innovation, who details Japan’s 6th Science, Technology and Innovation Basic Plan: Society 5.0 in Pursuit of Peoples’ Well-being Based on Trust and Sharing.
dementia cases

What do rising dementia cases after the pandemic mean for local government?

John Ramsay, Founder and Managing Director of Social-Ability, discusses what rising dementia cases mean for local authorities and social care spending.
Back to Health

Back to Health campaign to help one million recover from COVID-19

Helpforce launches new Back to Health campaign to support the health and care sector as it recovers from COVID-19 and battles through winter pressures.
population health management

How tech can support the UK in becoming a leader in health management

Gavin Bashar, UK MD at Tunstall Healthcare, discusses how technology can enable the UK to become a global leader in population health management.
preventing dehydration

Preventing dehydration: Supporting care home residents to drink well

Experts Diane Bunn, Ellice Parkinson and Lee Hooper discuss the problem of dehydration particularly in care homes, first of all asking us to grab a coffee, tea, water, or juice before reading on...
uk's ageing population

The UK’s ageing population

Tom Gentry, Senior Policy Manager, Health Influencing at Age UK, tells us what we need to know about the UK’s ageing population.
care phobia

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.
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.

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