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Care homes and dealing with long Covid

Jacqui Atkinson and Helen Badger (pictured, left to right) of law firm Browne Jacobson explore some of the issues that may arise from long Covid and give advice for managing these absences.

Safely reuniting families

Professor Martin Green OBE, chief executive of Care England and expert advisory council member for P&G Professional, explains why infection control and hygiene should remain high on the agenda as Covid concerns ease.

A step towards stability in Scottish care home design?

Jamie Savage, associate director of care valuation services at broker Christie & Co, comments on the Scottish Care Inspectorate’s draft design guidance for care homes for adults.

Mandatory vaccination law passed – what now?

Matthew Wort, partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors, explains what care homes need to do to ensure staff and auxiliary workers in English care homes meet the government’s ‘no jab, no job’ regulations.

Six website optimisation techniques for care homes

David Huckerby, managing director of Worcester-based digital and creative communications agency Conteur, explains how to turn clicks on a care home website into calls.

How to maximise local SEO for care homes

David Huckerby, managing director of Worcester-based digital and creative communications agency Conteur, explains how to boost search engine optimisation (SEO) for local consumption.

The benefits of paid social media for the care sector

David Huckerby, managing director of Worcester-based digital and creative communications agency Conteur, looks at the benefits of using paid social media for your care business.

Seven quick tips for running care home Google Ads

David Huckerby, managing director of Worcester-based digital and creative communications agency Conteur gives seven quick tips to follow when managing your care home Google Ads.

'You need to unmute!’ – support and education during Covid-19

Sally Knocker, a consultant trainer at Meaningful Care Matters, the organisation that specialises in helping social care providers to access a variety of support services, reflects on tackling staff development during the pandemic.

Jousting with jabs: A legal take on care staff Covid vaccinations

Katie Ash from law firm Banner Jones’ employment team provides some insight into how the call to action for compulsory vaccinations might affect the social care sector.

How care homes should prepare for ‘no jab, no job’ laws

Julian Cox, partner and head of employment at London law firm BLM, explores the legal implications of the government’s mandatory vaccination policy and sets out practical steps care homes can take.

The impact of dehydration on care home residents

To mark Nutrition and Hydration Week, Jonathan Papworth, co-founder and director of digital care technology Person Centred Software, explains the influence dehydration has on the cognitive status of people aged 65 and over in social care settings.

Window restrictors: a breath of fresh air

Danny Openshaw of UAP, the specialist in safety and security hardware for windows and doors, discusses the role of window restrictors in providing safer ventilation for care homes as they open up to visitors.

The risks associated with empty care home properties

Janie Butler, director of Blue Door Property Guardians, discusses the growing number of care homes left vacant and the risks and costs associated with not protecting them effectively.

How flooring provides a firm basis for resident wellbeing

Bill Woodham of Sika Flooring explains the role of flooring in upholding the mental health and wellbeing of care residents by enhancing their comfort and quality of life.

Using technology to reduce stress in social care settings

Jonathan Papworth, co-founder and director of Person Centred Software, explains how digital care technology can help to ensure a healthy and safe working environment for staff.

Overcoming recruitment challenges to ease care sector pressures

Julie Nugent, director of productivity and skills at West Midlands Combined Authority, shares her insights into the recruitment challenges facing the care sector and how it is addressing them with free work-based programmes and technical training.

Harnessing AI to assess pain for residents with dementia

Orchard Care Homes dementia lead Hannah Miller explains how it has incorporated the PainChek app to enhance dementia care in four of its services.

How technology can reduce stress among care catering teams

Belinda Adams, chief executive and founder of care catering software provider SoupedUp, explores the challenge for care home providers of managing clinical dietary requirements, allergies, dislikes, preferences, and cultural needs.

How technology can reduce stress among those residing in care settings

Stuart Solomons, founder of communications platform Ernie Connects, marks Stress Awareness Month by highlighting how technology can help combat the ‘three plagues’ of care.

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Care Show London

ExCel, London
24 April 2024 - 25 April 2024

Future of Care Leaders Conference

The King’s Fund, London
Tuesday 30th April 2024

Care Roadshows - Liverpool

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Villa Park Stadium, Birmingham
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Royal Garden Hotel, London, W8 4PT
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