With a turnover rate of 30% and over 110,000 vacancies at any one time, there is no doubt that we need to attract more people into adult social care. By 2035 Skills for Care estimates that we’ll need another 650,000 people by 2035. Working in adult social care is rewarding, unique and makes a difference every single day which is why we invite you to get involved with the campaign to improve recruitment in adult social care and join us at this event.
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.
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.
Fiona Williams talks to everyLIFE about the digital care journey and the future of technology in social care.
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…
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.We all know how unpredictable British weather can be and winter is no exception. Digital care systems 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.