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Post-COVID: What’s the new normal going to be?
27.08.2020

Post-COVID: What’s the new normal going to be?

COVID changed the reality for us all. And the care sector more than most other sectors. So what are we looking at when we eventually get through the pandemic? We've taken a look into the crystal ball (...)
Stepping into Leadership (Interview w. Sophie Coulthard)
19.06.2020

Stepping into Leadership (Interview w. Sophie Coulthard)

We sat down with Sophie Coulthard, author of The Care Leader's Handbook and host of our favourite podcast The Road to Outstanding. The topic of conversation was leadership, and how everyone can step (...)
Sekoia joins the work to support the front line fight against C19
19.04.2020

Sekoia joins the work to support the front line fight against C19

Behind the scenes, we have been building brand new features now being released to help streamline care work and support the fight against COVID-19.
Changing Social Care: Making the Move to Person-led
19.04.2020

Changing Social Care: Making the Move to Person-led

How can care planning help assist services across the country becoming more and more person-led? Jennifer Mack shares Holmes Care's experiences.
The benefits of documentation in your care service
17.04.2020

The benefits of documentation in your care service

Documentation will always have a part to play in care services, but what are the benefits of it? And how can you reap even more benefits from it?
Your care plan is flawed and you can’t make it perfect
12.04.2020

Your care plan is flawed and you can’t make it perfect

Care plans mirroring its real-world context is perceived to be the ideal. But reality is never perfect – so how do you plan for the imperfect?
How to Make the Most of the Health Plus Care Conference
12.04.2020

How to Make the Most of the Health Plus Care Conference

Every year, the Health Plus Care conference in London is one of the most anticipated care sector events in the UK. As veterans of exhibiting at the event, we have gathered a couple of tips to make (...)
Inspections: What social care can learn from social media
10.04.2020

Inspections: What social care can learn from social media

Digitalisation helps transform social care as a sector. However, what could seem a rather simple “translation” of paper documents into straight away winning software, is far more complex than (...)
Excessive paperwork is a double burden for care homes
03.04.2020

Excessive paperwork is a double burden for care homes

Understanding how the current paper-based routines look at any given care home, makes us wonder what this is all about. How so much time has come to be allocated to documentation has its reasons and (...)
How digitalisation supports decision-making in a care home
22.03.2020

How digitalisation supports decision-making in a care home

Every day managers are facing many decisions. Some easier than others. Digitalisation has the potential to greatly help the process by providing pieces of information that might not be available in a (...)
How Does Paperwork Affect a Social Care Worker’s Ability to Do Their Job?
19.03.2020

How Does Paperwork Affect a Social Care Worker’s Ability to Do Their Job?

Every field, whether in the public or private sector, deals with documentation. Administrative protocols such as filling out paperwork ensures minimal risks and protects against potential lawsuits (...)
Technology and the care of older people
19.03.2020

Technology and the care of older people

We have talked to dementia expert Professor June Andrews about what role technology can play in relation to the care of older people. Read more about her two suggested strategies here.