Future of Care Conference returns to The King’s Fund in London for its third year. Join care professionals, managers, owners and influencers for a full programme of top quality speakers from the care sector.
Leading experts from the forefront of the industry will be discussing the challenges, changes and strategies for the future of adult social care. The talks and panel discussions will focus on current trends in the sector, funding, risk in care management, Alzheimer’s care and much more.
Chaired by journalist, broadcaster and television presenter Fiona Phillips, speakers include Professor Martin Green OBE from Care England, Jeremy Hughes CBE from Alzheimer’s Society, Dr Eileen Burns from British Geriatrics Society and Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of NHS Confederation.
The conference has been designed especially for care home owners, managers and decision-makers to provide them with the latest information and innovation.
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Forging meaningful social connections is the obvious route to prevent loneliness. For those living alone, it can be hard to find ways to make those connections. One scheme that is helping tackle this issue is ‘Homesharing’. Programmes enabling homesharing have been around for decades, the first official schemes developing separately throughout Europe (including the UK) in the early 90s, but with limited media coverage. The main reason for the birth of this concept in Spain and Germany was the increasing demand for affordable student accommodation, however their role in preventing loneliness has also become evident.
Continue reading “The Homeshare Scheme Bringing Unlikely Housemates Together”
Every year, the Surrey Care Awards recognises and celebrates the exceptional contributions made by individuals and teams within Surrey’s care workforce. Have you identified staff you’d like nominate for the Awards yet?
Care Roadshow London 2019 is part of a series of free regional care events throughout the UK that inform and inspire care home owners, care managers and all those within the healthcare sector.
Join a variety of care suppliers, industry experts and like-minded care professionals to discover innovative products and services as well as the latest updates and ideas from this challenging industry at these stimulating care home events.
Take part in free seminars and workshops, enjoy relaxed networking and interact with specialist products to help maximise your care business to its full potential.
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At the end of last year, our whole engineering team took part in a hack day to explore the possibilities of introducing Alexa (Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon, first used in the Amazon Echo and is the voice you hear answering the questions you ask your Echo) and the Amazon Echo into care as an exercise to better understand the growing needs of the sector. It was a day which separated us from our daily work and allowed us to adopt a different mindset. Apart from the team-building benefits, the hack day helped us to think outside the box and get creative with our thought processes.
Continue reading “Alexa Isn’t Right for Care, Not Yet Anyway…”
Right at Home can’t wait for the whole network to join forces once again at the Right At Home Annual Conference and Awards, which promises two days of inspirational best practice, networking and celebration of your successes.