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How to promote a clean bill of health for water systems

From Legionella control to environmentally efficient water systems, Clarke Bird, healthcare specialist at Clearwater Technology, explains how care homes can safely and reliably overcome significant risks and challenges when it comes to managing their water supplies

Caring goes beyond providing a roof, four walls and three meals a day. The safety of your residents is paramount to your role as a care provider. As the demand for care rises, ensuring safety and compliance while managing costs will become increasingly important. However, a further challenge is that the sector is currently facing a significant funding crisis, so maintaining high quality care while reducing costs wherever possible will be vital to care businesses avoiding insolvency.

The UK could face a national care crisis without enough care homes to cater for increasing demand. Optimising energy management, ensuring continuance compliance and maintaining unwavering health and safety standards are three ways in which operators can reduce costs while maintaining or improving quality of care. Water has a role in each of these areas.

Sustainability will become another challenge for care home operators. Alongside this, compliance is likely to become more challengi

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UK Care Week

NEC, Birmingham
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The Care Show 2022

National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
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Care Roadshows - London

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18th October 2022

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