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E-mar Explained: Managing Medications Digitally

In an age where pretty much everything is going digital, it makes a lot of sense to trust technology to assist with dispensing the right medication to care home residents too. After all, done correctly, it removes many of the human error factors that lead to the wrong medicine being given, or incorrect dosages. It …

How Digital Care Management is Combatting Staff Shortages

Care homes have been battling staffing issues for well over a decade, but the Covid-19 pandemic has seen this problem balloon in size. The National Care Forum have found that not-for-profit care homes are running on a reduced staff rate of 30%. The pandemic created devastating losses all throughout the health sector, with the care …

Protecting Care Home Staff and Residents’ Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week took place last week and shone a welcome spotlight on various aspects of personal wellbeing and causes for poor mental health. Struggles with mental health can affect any one of us at any time. Having the right systems in place to support people when they are finding things hard at home …

How to Manage Care Home Safeguarding, Security and Data Protection

The safety and security of residents must always be the top priority of any care home owner or manager. People who require help with their social or nursing care to the extent that they have moved into supported living or residential care tend to be more vulnerable than others and so need enhanced protection. The …

Care Vision accredited NHSx accreditation and awarded place on the assured suppliers list

Care Vision has announced that it has been accredited by NHSx for excellence in digital care and awarded a place on its assured supplier list for its advanced, cloud-based care management software. The accreditation comes into effect on 10 December 2021. Care Vision now features on NHSx’s Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) as an officially recommended …

What Does it Take to be a Highly Effective Care Manager?

Ever since the arrival of COVID-19, the care sector has taken a far more prominent place on the global news agenda. The world has witnessed the array of positive personality traits and skills needed to care for people when they are at their most vulnerable. It certainly takes a very special kind of person to …

What Are the 5 CQC Standards and How Can Your Care Home Comply?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England’s independent regulator of health and social care providers. It monitors registered care providers to assess their compliance with specific criteria and provides independent listings and reports to help people choose the best care provision for themselves or a loved one in need of extra support. In order to …

Delving into Digital: 7 Reasons to Switch to Care Home Planning Software

Switching to care home planning software brings with it many benefits, not least a more convenient, secure and logistically straightforward system of recording, updating and storing care home-related data. Paper-based systems and storage have many limitations, not least data protection, additional time spent in updating records and the need to store bulky files. More and …

How to Handle Care Home HR and Payroll Digitally?

A key part of any care home manager’s jobs list is looking after the care home HR. Knowing who you have on your payroll, their pay and the shifts or hours they are contracted to deliver. All of this is vital to keep staff happy and operations running smoothly. Increasingly, care homes are discovering the …