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Whistleblowing: speaking up safely

Sponsored Feature. A trustworthy, confidential whistleblowing process is essential evidence that a care business is committed to protecting workers. Here, HIVE360 CEO David McCormack looks at the options for using mobile technology to help workers break the silence with confidence.

Creating a healthy workplace: using technology to cut stress

Fiona Hale, managing director of CoolCare, explains how the smart implementation of technology in care settings can be key in reducing staff workload and stress

Green care: essential to future-proofing the sector

Johann van Zyl, group CEO of specialist care provider Cornerstone Healthcare, looks at why sustainable developments are key to a secure future for the care sector

COVER STORY: Every elder care provider: one easily accessible database

With a profound understanding of the challenges faced by families looking for care, Autumna founder Debbie Harris has made it her mission to revolutionise the industry. In 2019 she founded Autumna – a data-rich platform that guides and informs the care seeker

Empowering carers to combat dehydration in older adults

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

Care home interiors: a cornerstone to success

Russell Pillar, founder of Interiors by Amara Hammond, explains how the right use of space is not just a matter of aesthetics but contributes to many vital aspects of running a home

Tackling energy costs with optimised retrofit and design

Niall Gibson, building performance expert at IES, discusses how care home operators can make crucial energy savings through informed design, operational efficiency, and retrofitting

Healthcare waste regulation changes: what you need to know

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

The Residential & Home Care Show: Editor’s review

The Residential & Home Care Show returned to ExCel London on 26/27 April. The Care Home Environment editor Matt Seex reports on the standout keynotes and discussions

COVER STORY: AI and data analysis: powering a better way to care

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

How embracing digital can increase productivity, wellbeing, and employee recognition

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.

Dementia care: changing the visual environment

Trevor Gillman, CEO of David Bailey Furniture Systems, discusses how the thoughtful use of colour and other considerations can have a profound impact on resident wellbeing

A safe care home washroom

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

Why activity programmes are essential in care homes

Karen Case, managing partner at LifeDock Training, explains why creating inclusive and joyful physical activity programmes for care home residents is so important

Creating dementia-inclusive environments with flooring

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

What is on the menu for vegetarians and vegans in care?

With the popularity of vegan and vegetarian (vegn) diets growing at an unprecedented rate, care providers need to be equipped to cater for vegn 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

Get your move to digital care records right, first time

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

Empowering the people we support to take positive risks

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.

Making sense of changed behaviours in dementia 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

UK Care Week 2023: Editor’s review

UK Care Week returned to NEC Birmingham on 22/23 March. The Care Home Environment editor Matt Seex picks some highlights from the first day of this year’s show

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Upcoming Events

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

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool
14th May 2024

Care Roadshows - Birmingham

Villa Park Stadium, Birmingham
16th May 2024

Care Home Awards

Royal Garden Hotel, London, W8 4PT
17th May 2024

Care & Occupational Therapy Show 2024

Westpoint Arena, Exeter
Wednesday 17th July 2024

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