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Do social care complexities cast doubt on the government's ‘fix’?

Jennifer Johnston, occupational disease team associate at law firm BLM, pens a critique of the government’s plans to boost social care funding through an increase in national insurance contributions.

How to prepare for compulsory vaccination

Toyah Marshall of law firm Ellis Whittam explains what employers need to know about the requirement for mandatory vaccination of care home staff.

The importance of fire safety in care homes

Critical equipment and services provider JLA explains how senior care home managers can keep residents and staff as safe as possible when it comes to fire safety.

World Alzheimer's Month: delivering outstanding dementia care

Theresa McNally, creative practice manager at Care Quality Commission ‘Outstanding’-rated dementia care specialist Vida Healthcare, shares her top tips for providing an outstanding level of care.

Dementia care, care homes and digital technology

To mark World Alzheimer’s Month, Person Centred Software co-founder and director Jonathan Papworth explains why fully integrated digital care systems are the future for better dementia care.

The complexities of data usage in social care

Stuart Solomons, founder of Ernie Connects, a free communications platform developed specifically for older people, explains the pitfalls of data collection on care home residents.

Recruitment and recovery challenges in the care sector post-pandemic

Jennifer Johnston, associate in law firm BLM’s occupational disease team in London, considers how the sector can proactively tackle the recruitment challenge and provides practical advice for care home employers.

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.

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Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London
16th March 2023

UK Care Week

NEC, Birmingham
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The Residential & Home Care Show, part of Health Plus Care

ExCel, London
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Health and Social Care Workforce: Wellbeing, Integration and Sustainability

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18th May 2023

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Tuesday 11th July 2023

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National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
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