Care Home Management magazine's podcast

Care Home Management magazine's podcast

An informative and entertaining podcast from the Care Home Management magazine editorial team. Hear a review of the latest care home sector news and interviews with the industry's movers and shakers.... Show More

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February 25, 2021 15 min

In this special podcast, sponsored by Smooth Digital, we explore how care homes can tackle negative reviews online.

Publishing editor Steve Hemsley is joined by Jay Purcell, customer success manager at experts Reputation.  They discuss:

* Why care homes should care about online feedback
* What care homes need to do to succeed online
* How social media and reviews impact occupancy rates, resident satisfaction and ultimately revenue
* Why...

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In our latest podcast, sponsored by Smooth Digital, we once again explore the crucially important area of Infection Control and Prevention.

These are difficult times for care homes and this is a must listen for care providers and managers.

Our expert panel discusses:

* The importance of robust infection control and prevention in the laundry room
* How to get laundry design right to reduce the risks
* Cleaning versus disinfecting. How di...

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In our latest podcast we discuss why care homes must take part in the CQC strategy consultation process.

Our experts are Neil Grant, partner at Gordons Partnership Solicitors and Anne Smith, management/nurse consultant at Brilliant Care Solutions.

The podcast is sponsored by care home marketing experts Smooth Digital.

Neil and Anne discuss why care homes need to contribute to the consultation and what the sector should welcome about ...

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In our first podcast of 2021, sponsored by care home marketing experts Smooth Digital, we help care homes understand the crucial but often scary world of digital transformation.

This is the third podcast in the series How To Digitalise Your Care Home.

* The importance of simplicity
* How automated rostering has helped care homes during the pandemic
* Using social care tech to monitor covid symptoms and staffing needs
* How residents ca...

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In our December podcast we talk to the Care Home Awards organisers Matthew and Helen about their plans for the 2021 event.

Subject to any Covid-19 restrictions that might still be in place, the Awards will take place at lunchtime on 8 July 2021 in the Platinum Suite at ExCeL London, during the Health+Care Shows.

Care Home Management is the official media partner of the Care Home Awards.

The organisers are urging care homes to ente...

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Care homes need to be on top of the law, and in our latest Legal Special podcast,  sponsored by care home marketing experts Smooth Digital, two top care sector lawyers discuss:

  • Legal implications of the CQC State of Care report 
  • Proper use of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
  • Role of The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman when it comes to complaints
  • How investment in digital can help care homes apply the law
  • CQC inspectio...
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    In a special Care Home Management magazine bite size podcast, sponsored by Smooth Digital, we talk to David Allison, CEO of www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk/.

    David outlines why more young people want to work in the care sector and how care homes need to engage with their workforce of the future, rather than just wait until they have a vacancy.

    Also, how informed are young people about the career opportunities in social care and will they rem...

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    Catering in care homes is so important for residents and their families, and can be a challenge for providers.

    On our Catering Special Roundtable podcast, sponsored by care home marketing experts Smooth Digital, our experts discuss:

  • Managing catering costs in a challenging market 
  • Tightening of budgets 
  • Controlling costs 
  • Food waste 
  • Allergen management in a care setting
  • Importance of IDDSI compliant food in the care sector and the impact...
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    In our second Infection Control special podcast roundtable, sponsored by Smooth Digital, we are joined by experts Anita Astle MBE, managing director at Wren Hall Nursing Home and director at the National Care Association, Paul Kasler, director at Aura Air, Debbie Harris, founder of Autumna and Paul Anderson, managing director of Meiko.

    Our panel discuss:

  • ·         How to stop the spread of a virus in care homes
  • ·         The lack of a...
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    In our latest special podcast roundtable, sponsored by Smooth Digital, we talk to four experts about 'Recruitment & Staffing - The Way Forward'.

    We welcome Nadra Ahmed, chairman at National Care Association; Zameer Nazarali, CEO and founder Simplify Group; James Sage, HR and employment law partner at Royds Withy King; and David Beattie, health and social care consultant at Care Ideals.

    Our experts discuss:

    * The challengi...

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    How to Digitalise Your Care Home

    Our latest podcast, sponsored by Smooth Digital, is the second in our series to help care homes go digital and save time and money and improve resident care. Where else will you get some amazing FREE advice from the digital experts.

    Tune in: 

    ·       How to digitalise your care home cost effectively

    ·       The hard numbers - how you can save time and money by going digital

    ·       Getting staff on board...

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    Our series of COVID-19 special podcast roundtables continues with a look at Catering & Residents' Wellbeing, exploring how care homes are coping during the pandemic and how they are boosting wellbeing as the crises eases.

    The podcast is hosted by Care Home Management's publishing editor Steve Hemsley and sponsored by care home marketing experts Smooth Digital - 'Helping fill care and nursing home beds with private pa...

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    In Care Home Management's latest COVID-19 podcast special, sponsored by Smooth Digital, we help care homes get to grips with the CQC’s Emergency Support Framework.

    We talk to two experts: Neil Grant, health and social care regulatory lawyer at Gordons Partnership LLP and David Beattie, health and social care consultant at Care Ideals.

    The new framework follows the CQC’s suspension of physical inspections. 

    In this podcast we expla...

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    In our latest COVID-19 special podcast roundtable, sponsored by Smooth Digital, we discuss how the pandemic is affecting training and employment in care homes. Our guests are Steven Embleton from training experts My Learning Cloud, Toyah Marshall from HR and employment law firm Ellis Whittam and Alex Wilkins from training provider iHasco.

    In this insightful podcast, chaired by Care Home Management's publishing editor Steve Hemsl...

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    In the second of our COVID-19 special podcast roundtables, sponsored by Smooth Digital, we look at Managing in a Crisis.

    Publishing editor Steve Hemsley is joined by four experts to discuss the management and leadership challenges faced by care homes during the Coronavirus outbreak.

    Our panel comprises:  Nikki Walker, COO at QCS; Fiona Hale, managing director at CoolCare; Sybille Steiner, partner at Irwin Mitchell and Anne Myrup pro...

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    In the first of our COVID-19 special podcast roundtables, sponsored by care home marketing experts Smooth Digital, we look at the importance of Infection Control. 

    Our expert panel comprises Philippa Shirtcliffe, head of care quality at Quality Compliance Systems, Jamie Woodhall, technical and innovations manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene, Neha Mehta, head of customer success at Sekoia and Lisa Bainbridge, marketing manager at ...

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    In our Digital Transformation Podcast Special Roundtable, sponsored by Smooth Digital, we chat to four leaders in their field.

    Their expert advice will help you make better decisions for your care home when it comes to investing in technology and delivering person centred care.

    Our panel comprises Andrew Coles, head of product management Person Centred Software, who explains the importance and value of data to inform managers and car...

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    The February Care Home Management Magazine podcast is a Legal Advice Special and a must listen for anyone running a UK care home. In a roundtable format we discuss how care providers can challenge the harsher CQC inspections and the conduct of some inspectors. How can homes react to whistle-blowing and safeguarding claims that might not be accurate?

    We also look at employment contracts and Section 1 statements that come into force ...

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    In the first Care Home Management magazine podcast of 2020 we talk to care home singer Sharon Wallace about her experience as the Unexpected Star of the Show on Michael McIntyre’s Big Show on the BBC on Christmas Day. She also explains her project Handmade For Dementia. We also have a wonderful interview with 93 year old Sonja Sternberg who, with her sister Gisela, fled the Nazis in the Second World War. Both were both awarded the ...

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    In the final Care Home Management magazine podcast of 2019, sponsored by Edify Training, we discuss the impact of the General Election result on the care home sector. We also hear from Sheryl Davis, home manager at Brandon House in Coventry, who explains why they signed up for Age UK’s Postcards of Kindness initiative. Sending and receiving postcards from around the world has led to the setting up of a real-life post office in the ...

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