Technology is becoming ever more important in the care sector, and can help improve every aspect of care delivery.
Providing the best care possible for residents is the aim of every social care company. With budgets under increasing pressure even before the pandemic began, and staff vacancies at an all-time high, finding ways to improve outcomes whilst making efficiencies has become the Holy Grail in the sector.
At the Care England ‘Facing the Future’ Conference in March 2022, a key theme was ‘Technology’. Indeed, two morning speeches and two afternoon seminars were dedicated to the subject.
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It was wonderful to be able to meet colleagues in the care sector face-to-face again after so many virtual discussions. Covid-safe protocols were very much at the forefront of people’s minds, with face masks and hand gels in abundance as exhibition giveaways.
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The Pandemic highlighted the importance of technology in keeping residents in touch with families, and the potential doesn’t stop there.
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