RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES
Andrew Coles, chief product officer at Person Centred Software, explains how digital care systems can play a vital role in helping carers and healthcare professionals identify residents requiring more fluids or nutrients, and thus take appropriate action
Niall Gibson, building performance expert at IES, discusses how care home operators can make crucial energy savings through informed design, operational efficiency, and retrofitting
Ensuring that care home waste is disposed of in the correct waste stream is a process fraught with potential error. Failure to comply with strict regulations may even risk putting your care home in danger of not being able to operate, as Kim Ormsby, assistant director at healthcare waste management company Anenta, explains
Chloe Weatherhead, head of customer experience at Radar Healthcare, explores how its close partnerships within social care are helping more care homes move on from laborious paper processes to not only ensure greater compliance but, more importantly, empower them with a better way to care
Sponsored Feature. With the care sector experiencing a rapid digital revolution, Log my Care has teamed with Grey Matter Learning and FaultFixers for a timely new report. Sam Hussain, Log my Care founder and CEO, discusses its findings.
Using the washroom independently is key to the dignity of a care home resident, but toilets and bathrooms can be confusing, even hazardous environments. Gina Court, hygiene advisor at Tork manufacturer Essity, looks at ways of equipping the care home washroom to help protect residents’ privacy while also maintaining their dignity and keeping them safe
Karen Case, managing partner at LifeDock Training, explains why creating inclusive and joyful physical activity programmes for care home residents is so important
Mark Jackson, key account manager for the care sector at Forbo Flooring Systems, discusses the importance of dementia-friendly interiors, and how the correct specification of flooring – that adheres to the main design principles – will ensure that environments are safe without hindering the confidence or independence of those using them
With the popularity of vegan and vegetarian (veg*n) diets growing at an unprecedented rate, care providers need to be equipped to cater for veg*n residents or risk letting them pass their establishments by. Chef Claire Bannerman from UK charity Vegetarian for Life explains how this innovative charity aims to improve the lives of older veg*ns and support their carers
Steve Sawyer, managing director, Access Health, Support & Care, at The Access Group, on the tools providers need to successfully select and implement a digital care record system
Sponsored Feature. Empowering the people we support to take positive risks has long been on the agenda for social care. Sam Hussain, founder and CEO of the care management platform Log my Care, delves into goal setting and how technology can help give people the autonomy they need in care.
Duncan McKellar, clinical specialist with The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, discusses the behaviours and psychological symptoms associated with dementia, and outlines how people living with dementia can be correctly assessed, properly understood, and best cared for
With domestic design trends filtering through to non-domestic settings, specifying inclusive, safe, and hygienic washrooms in the care sector no longer means having to compromise on style, as Carole Armstrong, marketing manager at DELABIE UK, explains
Bill Sinclair, technical director at hot water specialist Adveco Ltd, details the technologies available to providers looking to balance their books while maintaining fit-for-purpose, sustainable hot water systems
Tom Lumsden, a partner at CooperBurnett LLP, explains how recent changes to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) Regulations affect care home owners