Scottish Care hosts the National Care at Home and Housing Support Conference, Exhibition & Awards on 17 May 2019. Once again, this will take place at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow.
This year’s conference is titled Redressing the balance: the potential of homecare
The Southern Care Show is an exciting new event for 2019, brought to you by Hampshire Care Association.
The show will be the largest adult social care event in the South of England and aims to educate care professionals from across the sector, covering Residential & Nursing Care, Homecare, Learning Disability and Mental Health.
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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.
Continue reading “Dementia: The Healing Power of Music”
NICE 2019 will reveal changes ahead for the way NICE produces and presents its recommendations (make sure you are up-to-speed with plans to make our products more accessible and user-friendly). Find out how NICE is working with industry improve access to innovation in the NHS, and how they propose to manage the growing pipeline of future healthtech products. Attend their Shared Learning Awards and poster zone to discover how health and care professionals are successfully using NICE standards and guidance across the country. Take hints and tips back to your organisation.
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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.
Continue reading “It Should Be Obvious: Supporting Professional Carers”
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In the wake of our excitement in having discovered Dentures, Guns & Money: The Diary of a Home Care Worker, by Rita Nemo, with Julian Hutchings, we decided that we wanted to know more. While the book gave us an insight into Rita’s life and the struggles care workers face, it also brought up so many burning questions that we feel only someone like Rita could answer.
Continue reading “Finding Our Nemo: Our Appeal To A Home Care Worker”