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Latest news and insights from Nourish

Latest news and insights from Nourish

A fresh new year is ahead of us with many care services looking at how they can build on delivering quality care this year. To help you get started, we have plenty of important updates for you to catch up on this month; Nuno's thoughts on CQC's new strategy, how to make your care more person-centred through Nourish and more.
Can the shortage occupation list help the care sector to respond to workforce shortages?

Can the shortage occupation list help the care sector to respond to workforce shortages?

The government has launched a huge domestic recruitment campaign to fill more than 100,000 empty roles in England’s ailing social care sector, amidst many care home owners reporting a rise in the number of EU workers leaving the UK or moving to higher paid jobs in the hospitality sector. The majority of the adult social care workforce is British, but according to Care England over 100,000 jobs were occupied by EU nationals and well over 100,000 jobs by people from other non-EU countries.
Care Sector Digital Revolution & The Pace of Change

Care Sector Digital Revolution & The Pace of Change

Technology is transforming the way we work and communicate and the care sector is no exception. 

The pandemic has accelerated the use of technology both in the care home and in the community, with the onset of evolving digital solutions to provide carers with more time to care and to increase diagnostics thus reducing pressure on the NHS.  Thus future Integrated Care Systems and Integrated Care Partnerships, it is hoped, will be a step in the right direction. 

New Year Reflection from Chandler & Co.

New Year Reflection from Chandler & Co.

There is no doubt that the next few months will be challenging from staffing to business operations, which is why business governance and forward thinking business strategy has taken on a new steely focus. 
ACCELERATING QUALITY IMPROVEMENT BY EMPOWERING CIRCLES OF CARE

ACCELERATING QUALITY IMPROVEMENT BY EMPOWERING CIRCLES OF CARE

On the 13th of October, founder of Nourish, Nuno Almedia, will be talking about the impact of empowering the circle of care in improving quality of care at the Care Show at the NEC Birmingham.
Meeting the unmet need

Meeting the unmet need

Over the next four years, demand for care home beds is expected to increase by 11%. So, how can the elderly care home sector deliver provision to meet this demand?
Nourish will be exhibiting at the Care Show

Nourish will be exhibiting at the Care Show

Nourish will be exhibiting at the Care Show on 13th-14th October 2021 at Birmingham’s NEC on stand H82.  

Nourish’s founder and CEO, Nuno Almeida, will also be speaking in the thought-provoking talk ‘Accelerating Quality Improvement by Empowering Circles of Care’ on 13th October at 10:05 in the Technology and People Theatre.

John Ramsay’s thoughts for World Alzheimer’s Day 2021

John Ramsay’s thoughts for World Alzheimer’s Day 2021

With experts estimating that global cases could triple by 2050, the care sector must be one of the UK's big priorities.  Social-Ability MD, John Ramsay reflects on the challenges those in the care sector face and the extent to which these challenges have been exacerbated by the pandemic, and a health and social care sector under so much obvious strain.
More than just “memory loss”

More than just “memory loss”

With the coronavirus pandemic placing acute pressure on elderly care providers, it is deeply concerning to see new reports that as many as one in 10 dementia cases could have been missed during the pandemic. John Ramsay, managing director of Social-Ability, says people’s wellbeing must be at the forefront of addressing the backlog in dementia cases.
Practical recruitment and retention resources for your care home

Practical recruitment and retention resources for your care home

Care providers are reporting increasing problems both finding and keeping staff. With the economy bouncing back and hospitality and retail sectors aggressively rehiring, now is the perfect time to review the way you recruit and retain staff.
‘Pingdemic’ self-isolation crisis | your free guide to managing sickness and absence

‘Pingdemic’ self-isolation crisis | your free guide to managing sickness and absence

With more than half a million pinged by the NHS Test and Trace App**– leading to what’s been termed ‘pingdemic’ – it’s likely your business will be facing increased cases of self-isolation. But did you know, as an employer you could receive a fine of up to £10K for failing to comply with self-isolation rules?
Lenders supporting the care sector - challenging times but positive signs  by Liz Woollett - Director at Chandler & Co.

Lenders supporting the care sector - challenging times but positive signs by Liz Woollett - Director at Chandler & Co.

Despite the complications of lockdown, we have continued to speak with a lot of Care Home operator clients, old and new.  Having been at the forefront of the pandemic, operators have been forced to remain dynamic during the hardest of circumstances and are now at the forefront of industries to face the future with this intense experience under their belt.