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Overcoming recruitment challenges to ease care sector pressures

Julie Nugent, director of productivity and skills at West Midlands Combined Authority, shares her insights into the recruitment challenges facing the care sector and how it is addressing them with free work-based programmes and technical training.

Harnessing AI to assess pain for residents with dementia

Orchard Care Homes dementia lead Hannah Miller explains how it has incorporated the PainChek app to enhance dementia care in four of its services.

How technology can reduce stress among care catering teams

Belinda Adams, chief executive and founder of care catering software provider SoupedUp, explores the challenge for care home providers of managing clinical dietary requirements, allergies, dislikes, preferences, and cultural needs.

How technology can reduce stress among those residing in care settings

Stuart Solomons, founder of communications platform Ernie Connects, marks Stress Awareness Month by highlighting how technology can help combat the ‘three plagues’ of care.

Covid-19 considerations

In the final part of a three-part series, Tony Shenton, new build extra care director at building contractor J Tomlinson, explores the profound impact that the right built environment can have on the delivery of specialist care.

Canada, care homes and Covid – an international perspective

Irka Dyczok, founder of Toronto interior design consultancy Designfarm, offers a Canadian – and sadly all too familiar – take on the pandemic and care home design.

All about externals

In the second of a three-part series, Tony Shenton, new build extra care director at building contractor J Tomlinson, explores the profound impact that the right built environment can have on the delivery of specialist care.

It’s what’s on the inside that counts!

In a three-part series, Tony Shenton, new build extra care director at building contractor J Tomlinson, discusses why the right built environment is critical to the delivery of specialist care.

Smart swaps for surfaces

Joe Hurst, Altro’s key account manager for social care, considers the pitfalls of choosing the right surfaces for care homes

Making Covid an anomaly, not the norm

McCarthy Stone chief executive John Tonkiss offers his thoughts on why targeted government support for later living developments should form part of the social care reform agenda

Joined-up care – what is it and why it is so relevant

Jonathan Papworth, co-founder and director of Person Centred Software, unpacks the opportunities and challenges arising from the complex matter of closer data integration between health and social care

Making sense of the Mental Health Bill

Tom Lumsden, a partner at solicitors CooperBurnett LLP in Tunbridge Wells in Kent, looks at the likely plans for a new draft Mental Health Bill and what this would mean for care providers

The time is now for a national care service

Mike Padgham, managing director of the North Yorkshire-based Saint Cecilia’s Care Group and chairman of the Independent Care Group, talks to The Care Home Environment editor Tim Probert about the need for a post-pandemic national care service

Improving hand hygiene through washroom design

Carole Armstrong, marketing and communication manager for Delabie UK, explains the key to ensuring best practice for washroom design.

Clearing the air: Covid and the indoor environment

Mike Booth, global market director for air treatment at Fellowes, discusses how improving the indoor air quality of care home environments can create a healthier and more comfortable quality of life of residents.

Reopening care homes with mesh technology

How can providers gear up to re-establish family visits & welcome new residents safely? Stephen Cavanagh, long term care specialist at Ascom UK, sheds light on the immediate possibilities offered by technology to enforce real time social distancing

Are employer-mandated vaccinations a viable option for social care?

Lucy Gordon, director in the employment team at law firm Walker Morris, discusses whether employers in the social care sector can require staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Putting the home back into care homes

Phillip Moorcraft, UK director of communication and alert systems provider CLB, explains how innovative technologies can help carers give care home residents a better quality of life.

The role of ‘track and trace’ location technology in care homes

Gary Woods, director of operations for Eclipse Nursecall Systems, explains how location technology is helping care operators manage staff more effectively to deliver personalised care.

Why care homes should adapt to digital food safety

Victoria Biddle, senior environmental health consultant at Navitas Safety, examines the impact of Covid on food safety in care homes and explains why providers should adapt by using digital systems.

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Future of Care Conference

The King’s Fund, Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London W1G 0AN
22nd June 2021

Care Roadshow- Liverpool

Liverpool, Aintree Racecourse
13th July 2021

Care Roadshow - Glasgow

Glasgow, Hampden Park Stadium
9th September 2021

Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo 2021

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19th October 2021

Care Roadshow - Cardiff

Cardiff, Cardiff City Stadium
9th November 2021

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