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Jitesh Patel, Social Care Sector Lead at Kajima Partnerships

A WATERSHED MOMENT FOR ELDERLY LIVING

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need to change the way long-term care is provided. Jitesh Patel, Social Care Sector Lead at Kajima Partnerships, discusses. Although the immediate...
DARO DELIVERS LONG-LASTING HANDWASHING SKILLS

DARO DELIVERS LONG-LASTING HANDWASHING SKILLS

Since the onset of the Coronavirus, Suffolk-based manufacturer Daro UV Systems, part of the DaRo Group, has seen a sharp increase in demand for its hand inspection cabinet.  The company cites...
VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR TAUNTON CARE HOME RESIDENTS

VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR TAUNTON CARE HOME RESIDENTS

  Elderly residents at Oake Meadows Care Home have been treated to a virtual reality extravaganza, taking turns to experience the latest high-tech gadgets. Residents Michael Rourke, 87,...
REFERO OFFERS FREE ACCESS TO VIDEO CONSULTATION TECHNOLOGY

REFERO OFFERS FREE ACCESS TO VIDEO CONSULTATION TECHNOLOGY

Refero, the video consultation firm which connects citizens with the public sector, has announced it is offering free usage of its platform to public sector bodies to support the local government...
NHSX Launches Techforce19

TECH CHALLENGE LAUNCHED TO OFFER DIGITAL SUPPORT DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

People who are required to stay at home for at least 12 weeks because of Coronavirus (COVID-19) could soon benefit from new technology that aims to combat the effects of social isolation.  ...
Social Care Digital Pathfinders Grant

DIGITAL ADULT SOCIAL CARE PROJECTS TO RECEIVE £4.5M

A share of £4.5m will be distributed between 16 organisations that provide and commission adult social care services, to enable them to roll out their local digital projects on a wider...
Sunrise of Hale Barns, an Altrincham care home providing personalised dementia care and assisted living, has launched a Silver Surfers Group with the aim of improving residents' digital literacy and tackling loneliness amongst older people in the area.

CARE HOME LAUNCHES ‘SILVER SURFERS’ GROUP TO TACKLE LONELINESS

Sunrise of Hale Barns, an Altrincham care home providing personalised dementia care and assisted living, has launched a Silver Surfers Group with the aim of improving residents' digital literacy and...
AI Awards for NHS

HEALTH SECRETARY LAUNCHES AWARD TO FAST-TRACK AI IN NHS

NHS staff and patients will see cutting-edge technology fast-tracked to the frontline, thanks to a new Artificial Intelligence award launched by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock. ...
Over 1,300 delegates attended Access World, software specialist Access Health and Social Care’s annual conference, at Wembley Stadium on 21st November.

CARE SECTOR PROFESSIONALS COME TOGETHER FOR ACCESS TECH EVENT

Over 1,300 delegates attended Access World, software specialist Access Health and Social Care’s annual conference, at Wembley Stadium on 21st November. Expert speakers from across the sector,...
Future of Care Conference will be hosting a panel session discussing the issues surrounding staff recruitment and retention in care.

CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS CARE SECTOR WORKFORCE CHALLENGES

Future of Care Conference will be hosting a panel session discussing the issues surrounding staff recruitment and retention in care. The conference, which takes place on 15th October at the Hilton...

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