24th Oct 2019
State of Care 2019
National Care association welcomes the State of the Sector report from the Care Quality Commission.
1st Oct 2019
New launch set to revolutionise care plans
Log my Care, the care software provider, today announces the launch of its new Care Plan and Assessments tool, designed to revolutionise how care plans are created and managed.
1st Oct 2019
Always caring, always nursing: 100 years of professional pride
Share your nursing story and help celebrate nurses working within social care...
5th Sep 2019
New Dementia Guide Now Available
Free copy available for all members
26th Jun 2019
2019 Social Care Fees Briefing paper
Social Care amnesia... but at what cost?
10th September 2015
Partnership arrangement with Sky, here are the following benefits to our Members
Sky has developed tailored packages for the care home sector, enabling operators to offer a home-from-home experience for both residents and visitors, by providing Sky in communal areas and in rooms, as well as Wi-Fi connectivity, powered by The Cloud. This bespoke package has been produced after discovering over 65’s view more TV on Sky than any other age group*.
January 2015 sees the launch of an exciting new partnership between Sky and a activity provider Oomph! (Our Organisation Makes People Happy!). As part of this, new Care Home Subscribers to the Sky Lounge package will receive a £500Oomph! voucher to put towards bringing some more Oomph! into your home every day.
With a Sky+ box^ activity co-ordinators and planners can pause, rewind and record live TV, – turning residents’ favourite programmes into a truly interactive experience. The combination of TV and WiFi access can also be of benefit to residents’ families, encouraging them to visit more, stay longer and make the care home experience really feel like a “home from home” for residents and loved ones alike.
* Over 65s Sky TV viewing statistics based on Sky IQ data, April 2014. ^Sky+ box costs an additional £55 ex VAT. WiFi availability subject to location. WiFi pricing subject to survey. Set up fee applies.