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At a time when there seem to be more questions than answers, here’s one we all should get right:
As Britain begins to emerge cautiously from the effects of healthcare upheaval, does anyone still doubt the importance of digital technology in tackling big problems effectively?
Surely now the question should not be about whether technology, and digital care management software, in particular, has any business being in social care; the question should be, How many more of the problems that social care faces can technology be used to solve?
Continue reading “And The Answer Is… Technology!”
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Fifteen years ago, I entered the world of software training. Freshly armed with a laptop, copious handouts, and a projector the size of a microwave; I crammed my kit into a suitcase and proceeded to travel the length and breadth of the country. I kept Flybe in business and racked up enough BP points to treat myself to free Ginster’s and Ribena once a month. Why? Because it delivered value, customer engagement, and customer understanding.
Continue reading “Don’t Fear Online Training”
Partners in Care, Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council are pleased to invite you to this special conference focusing on digital technology at the Grow Digital Conference. You will have an opportunity to hear from key professionals and experts in their field.
We are delighted to reveal the programme of inspirational speakers:
- Claire Bache, Head of Strategy and Innovation
Department of Health & Social Care & NHSX
- Professor Venky Dubey, Bournemouth University
The future of assistive technologies
- Ian Turner, Executive Chair – Royal Nursing Homes Association & Digital Social Care
- Katie Bradley, Hampshire County Council – Alexa Project
- Dorset Council & Argenti
- Dorset Police, Cyber-Crime Prevention
There will be a range of exciting workshops and a dedicated exhibition area available for you to find out more about innovations in technology that could support the service you provide along with valuable opportunities to share with colleagues and learn from each other. There is a growing excitement of the role of technology in social care, amidst the excitement, there is a need for a critical discussion to ensure successful and sustainable integration of technology into social care.
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Last month saw the publication by the Care Quality Commission of its major annual report, the State of Care. This comprehensive and detailed research takes the pulse of the nation’s health and social care sectors, outlining, amongst other things, how services have improved or deteriorated in terms of care quality.
Continue reading “Lack Of Knowledge Remains The Biggest Barrier To Care Technology Adoption”
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everyLIFE announced as a winner at the 2019 Leaders in Care Awards earlier this month following a gala dinner and awards ceremony in Birmingham.
Continue reading “everyLIFE collects Technology for Home Care Award”
This year’s Care Home Conference & Exhibition takes place on Friday 15 November 2019 and is sponsored by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank.
The event attracts around 500 delegates and is the largest of its kind in the UK to specifically focus on care home support.
Whilst organised by Scottish Care, this conference is open to all sectors, organisations and individuals with an interest in older people’s care.
The conference contains a mixture of key contributions. Through creative, business-focused, practical and policy sessions, the event will focus on the significant role care home services play in ensuring individuals are able to remain connected to their communities and the criticality of their involvement in shaping Scotland’s future health and social care system.
The conference will directly address current challenges in the sector including workforce shortages, Brexit and the future of the National Care Home Contract. There will also be a range of innovative approaches and tech products showcased to help people in their every day care practice.