Following on from a very successful show in 2019, the Southwest Care Exhibition 2020 is set to be bigger and better with a strong focus on INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY and SIGNPOSTING in the sector.
- Meet the innovators who are constantly working to meet the demands of a growing older population and to overcome the pressures of budget cuts and increasing numbers of people requiring care in the region.
- See technology in action and learn how it could transform your organisation by improving and enhancing the services you already provide.
- Discover organisations with whom your business can collaborate and grow and make connections with the people who will enhance your career in the care sector.
If you’re a care organisation owner, manager or leader, this show is the best place to reach an audience of key decision makers in the care industry in the region – and beyond!
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More than four in five adult social care services are currently either rated Good or Outstanding by the CQC.
Continue reading “Beyond A Two-Tier Social Care System”
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The subject of loneliness and mental health has been at the forefront of discussions in adult social care. We have explored the topic of loneliness and come across a few options to help combat loneliness such as au pairing and Homeshare schemes. If the Homeshare scheme or au pairing isn’t right for you because there’s no spare space at home or having someone live-in (or living-in with someone as a younger person) isn’t something you’d be comfortable with, then there are also many non-live in schemes that help build community connections and reduce loneliness. Continue reading “Loneliness And Mental Health: Social Networking (In The Flesh)”
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Faced with a negative public perception fuelled by endless horror stories and poorly paid staff the care sector has a recruitment crisis.
Continue reading “Tech Is No Replacement For Personal Care But Boy Do Carer Providers Need It!”
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Similar to the Homesharer scheme, au pairing is another intergenerational live-in scheme available to elderly homeowners, and actually the inspiration for this set of blogs on the topic of loneliness. If I had known before I embarked on my journey as an au pair in Spain that I had the option of being an ‘au pair for seniors’ or ‘au pair companion’, I would have seriously considered it, and probably had a very different experience!
Continue reading “Au Pairing: An Affordable Solution To The Care Crisis?”
Theme: Exploring the Development and Ethics of Technology in Social Care.
Join over 200 prominent delegates, decision-maker, across social care (and Health), technology experts and those with lived experience for an inclusive sector led the conference in exploring the ethics of using digital technology in care with the core focus on the person.