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.
It’s always very rewarding coming away from an interview with a customer I am writing a case study for. Working mostly at a desk, behind the scenes and largely removed from day to day contact with customers, it’s reassuring to see the PASSsystem up and running out there in the real world, displaying on their dashboards as I walk into their offices.
We love a good read here at everyLIFE. So much so that we have our own library which boasts a variety of books covering a wide range of topics. From care and technology to books on business culture and best practice, we keep our shelves well-stocked. Continue reading “Book, Life & Simulations: Standing On The Shoulders Of Care Giants”
Before becoming an everyLIFER nearly three years ago, I spent much of my time in banks, driving change initiatives in how software was built and deployed. All the banks loved the idea of improving through change, but what they didn’t like quite so much was the temporary upheaval that came with that change.
The top 10 care home providers, which average around 100 homes and around 10,000 beds each, often face challenges and obstacles that prevent them from adopting new technologies as fast as other organisations. So, it comes as no surprise that digital care implementation has fallen behind.
With the winter months closing in fast, winter planning and how to cope during another potentially snowy period will be coming to the forefront of home carers’ minds. After the difficulties that many home care companies experienced with snow last year, I thought it would be worth blogging about how domiciliary care software can help keep companies running, even in a cold snap, meaning one less thing to worry about in what can be a very stressful time.