Last month Panorama’s Care in Crisis documentaries threw a stark light on the funding crisis facing the care sector. Now that the dust is settling and attention is already being diverted, it is important to ensure that the issues raised, and still very much present, are none the less addressed.
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.
In an online world dominated by cat videos, memes and GIFs, it’s easy to lose sight of the beneficial impact social media can have. I used to be fixated on showing off the food on my plate and sharing selfies depicting my every move, but when I started working at everyLIFE, I discovered a much more meaningful purpose for social media in the care industry.
Just deciding what to wear in the morning or what to have for dinner can sometimes be a challenge, let alone deciding what (if any) care management software to implement into your business! Add to that the always tricky transition from tried and tested processes to what are claimed to be more efficient, cost-effective technology solutions, and it’s very understandable that some may think that implementing new care management software is simply more trouble than it’s worth! Luckily, though, there is a way to find out what you’re really getting yourself into…
Press Release: November 2018 – Liverpool is leading the way in the use of smartphone technology to deliver and monitor better quality care in people’s homes.