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.
Over the last few weeks, like so many around the country, I have joined in celebrating our key workers who have worked tirelessly trying to get us through this challenging and devastating COVID-19 pandemic.
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!
More than four in five adult social care services are currently either rated Good or Outstanding by the CQC.
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)”
Faced with a negative public perception fuelled by endless horror stories and poorly paid staff the care sector has a recruitment crisis.