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DEXTER THE GREYHOUND ADOPTED BY CARE HOME
Dexter, the retired Greyhound, has become a permanent resident, enjoying life with his new extended family at Woodside Grange Care Home in Rhos-on-sea, North Wales. Dexter, retiring by the sea, now has his own care plan, in the form of his activities, walks and special diet plan. He is said to have such a positive effect on the residents’ day to day lives, one lady even asked that he be present at her funeral.
5 BENEFITS OF TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIAL CARE
More and more healthcare organisations are adopting technology to drive them forward in the ever-evolving world, including care rostering software, back office planning software, mobile devices and more. But how can technology help social care in particular? iCareHealth detail the ways in which tech can help your care company be more efficient, effective and supportive.
WISDOM FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
‘Make sure you know what you want to do and be determined to do it’. Those are the words of Margaret Crowther, 91, who was among 12 women sharing their wisdom for International Women’s Day. The advice mostly centred around being truthful, kind, understanding, but above all always being yourself. Ladies between 82-93 share what they think the younger generation of females should know:
Bay Care save thousands moving to paperless systems
Bay Care Domiciliary Care, a customer of both Frontier Care Services and our partners The Access Group, have saved tens of thousands and improved compliance through moving their processes from paper to digital.
Read their case study here:
Older people are always to blame aren’t they?
Paul Goulden, Chief Executive of Age UK London discusses ageism, criticism of the older generation and the ‘blame game’ in his latest blog. Paul writes about society’s perception of older people and what we can do to have a positive effect.
This month’s supplier feature – Jarvis Training Management
“With over 30 years’ experience delivering training around the UK, JTM, we have a proven track record of success. We work with SME’s, as well as medium and Levy sized organisations, we have also worked in conjunction with some of the most widely recognised brands in the UK.
Over the past few years we have helped organisations such as Trafford Council, RBS, Natwest, Nugent Care, Nasen, Sutton Kersh, Taskers and many more, with our apprenticeship training and sector based work academies.
We deliver both adult care as well as residential childcare apprenticeships from Level 2 through to Level 5 and are able to work with all sizes of organisations. In addition we have a range of CPD units as well as standalone accredited qualifications for the care sector.
All training is carried out in accordance with our accredited training requirements and is delivered to the highest possible standard. JTM are an accredited centre for City and Guilds, CACHE, NCFE, ILM and Edexcel qualifications.”
Outstanding Care Awards 2019
The countdown for the nomination deadline has begun for The Outstanding Care Awards of Devon and Cornwall. Hosted by the Care Managers Network, the OCA aims to celebrate those in the area that have demonstrated exceptional levels of care. If you know somebody who deserves to be put forward then please submit an application on their website.
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