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Biorisk management and preparing for outbreaks

Dianna Steinbach, vice-president of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and Dr. Stefan Wagener, scientific advisor for the Global Biorisk Advisory Council, explain how care homes can improve their infection control strategy

How to achieve and keep an 'Outstanding' status

Rosebank, a specialist dementia care home in Oxfordshire, was rated ‘Outstanding’ for a second time following inspection in January by the CQC. Owner Jane Roberts shares guidance on how to attain and retain an ‘Outstanding' rating

Drawing Life – art for people living with dementia

Sussex-based charity Drawing Life has held hundreds of life drawing classes for people in care homes. Here, chief executive Judy Parkinson outlines the benefits of life drawing for people with dementia

Why care homes need to get smart about software management

CoolCare support engineer Matthew Dykes runs the rule over care home management software and explains why it is more important than ever before

State-of-the-art care home design nation

Park Grove Design director Lori Pinkerton-Rolet shares her insight into how care home providers can get ahead of the pack with interior design of new build and refurbishment properties

What happens in the case of insolvency?

In his latest legal update, CooperBurnett LLP partner Tom Lumsden takes a look at what happens if a care provider who operates under a lease becomes insolvent

Getting into a groove with circadian lighting

Lyndsay Close, marketing manager of software developer amBX, explains the benefits of circadian lighting and how Heanor Park care home in Derbyshire has seen the light.

How care catering has fared during the pandemic

Neil Hargreaves, care homes division head of leading meals provider apetito, takes a look at what is happening across catering needs as care homes slowly ease out of lockdown in line with government measures.

Why government should invest in the 'digitally disadvantaged'

Hellen Bowey, chief executive and co-founder of assistive tech provider Alcove, makes the case for government support to tackle loneliness and isolation by boosting deployment of technology in care provision.

Navigating care providers through the digital staff training minefield

The Care Software Providers Association (CASPA) has published a new whitepaper on selecting online training providers. CASPA members Bruce Adams, Altura Learning head of customer success, and My Learning Cloud marketing manager Gareth Price explain.

Investigating the ‘new normal’ in the apprenticeship sector

Lee Evans, chief executive of specialist health and social care sector end-point assessment organisation Prepare to Achieve, outlines changes to the way apprenticeships standards are delivered.

What does the technological future of care homes look like?

Silas Campbell of Sussex-based care provider Blueleaf examines the state of play and the state of the art of technology in care homes.

Can smart technology solve our care sector issues?

Hellen Bowey, founder and chief executive of intelligent care tech outfit Alcove, discusses why technology is more important than ever before, and how it enhances the caring experience for both staff and service users.

Coronavirus and the benefits of extra-care living

Former health minister Dr. Stephen Ladyman explains how the extra-care model of retirement can assist with social distancing and isolation amid the Covid-19 pandemic

What if staff refuse to work due to safety concerns?

Toyah Marshall, principal employment law adviser and solicitor, and Charles Spencer, principal health and safety consultant of employment consultants Ellis Whittam explain how to address care home staff concerns amid the Covid-19 pandemic

How to stay ‘effective’ in a health pandemic

Ed Watkinson, a former care home inspector who consults for Quality Compliance Systems (QCS), explains how to run an ‘Effective’ service in a pandemic

Covid-19: Taking care of the care sector

Editor Tim Probert talks to National Care Association executive chair Nadra Ahmed about the short and longer-term implications of Covid-19 on the sector

Seven steps to care recruitment success

Tobi Alli-Usman, marketing strategy director of care sector marketing agency Smooth Digital outlines seven ways to attract care applicants.

Providing specialist adult care in a post-Covid world

Exemplar Health Care chief executive John Whitehead shares his reflections on lessons learned from Covid-19 and how changing public opinions are helping to shape the future for adult specialist care providers.

Artful care home design is just across the corridor

Interior designer Jacqui Smith, co-director of Sussex-based practice HomeSmiths, explains how enlightened use of corridor spaces can enhance the experience of care home residents without blowing the budget

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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

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