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Could digital tech solve the care sector’s staffing crisis?

Tandeep Gill of PainChek explains how the right digital technology, tools, and solutions can help recruitment, retention, and engagement, and deliver operational stability

The staffing crisis facing social care in England has hit a new and alarming level. Pay conditions across the sector are poor, exacerbating the challenges associated with recruiting and retaining workers. Tandeep Gill of PainChek explains how the right digital technology, tools, and solutions can help recruitment, retention, and engagement, and deliver operational stability

Services provided across the care sector are struggling to attract and retain staff. Pay conditions are so poor that many care workers are leaving in favour of other industries with higher salaries and lower levels of stress.

A recent survey by Newcross Healthcare and YouGov found that over a quarter of care workers plan to quit their jobs in the next 12 months. The study also revealed that 75 per cent of care sector workers cite understaffing as a reason for their dissatisfaction in the workplace, and that 64 per cent believe staff shortages have impacted their wellbeing and contributed to a mental health crisis. 

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