everyLIFE called Rebecca McLennan to share the excitement of PASS users, Eidyn Care, who now deserve huge congratulations! They found themselves coming home from the Scottish Care Awards with two coveted prizes – Palliative and End-of-Life Care Practise and Care Provider of the Year.
It’s no secret that carers are often viewed as the unsung heroes of healthcare. It became even more evident during a talk given by Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England, in which he highlighted the opportunities and challenges faced by those providing care and the unfortunate message that the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care inadvertently sends by only wearing an NHS lapel badge.
Social care suppliers are increasingly working together towards the Holy Grail of universal digital software adoption in a sector with the unenviable reputation of being a laggard when it comes to technology.
The need to improve the lives of elderly people and those living with dementia is becoming more prevalent, given the context of the UK’s ageing population. Dementia is now the UK’s leading killer with the number of people with the condition set to rise from 850,000 today to more than a million by 2025, according to the Alzheimer’s Society.
I consider one of the most important parts of my job as a Launch Project Manager at everyLIFE to be supporting care providers so that a good standard of person-centred care is available to everyone.
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In all of the sectors I have worked in previously – retail, security, technology, distribution, insurance, automotive and, of course, the accounting profession – people are invested in, trained and valued; some more than others but all to an extent are cared about and cared for. The ‘personhood’ of individuals in the various corporate teams is a key responsibility for the leaders of those teams. If the individuals are right, the team is right and on most occasions the objectives will be met.