Care Sector News

The latest UK care sector news, information on the best practice regarding care home software as well as some tips and tricks from the Log my Care community, can all be found here.

Free Coronavirus Monitoring Tools and Resources for Care Homes

Free Coronavirus Monitoring Tools and Resources for Care Homes

Coronavirus has left the social care sector struggling to cope with too many service-users and residents at risk, staff members in need of isolation, and lack of protocol. Our entire team started building extremely accurate monitoring tools for care homes as soon as the pandemic hit the UK.

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Carer of the Month – April 2020

Carer of the Month – April 2020

Last month’s awards saw Beverly swoop in, steal our hearts and become the first-ever Director of the month! However, this month we’re back to business – looking across our huge community for outstanding examples of frontline care staff and support workers, who we can shower with goodies. So without further ado, we’d like to announce April’s Carer of the month award!

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Care home activities during COVID-19 lockdown

Care home activities during COVID-19 lockdown

Staying active and holding onto a sense of purpose can be really hard for care users during the Coronavirus crisis, but having a good array of activities can help keep boredom and frustration at bay. Here’s some of the ideas we’ve come up with for care home activities…

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Special Carer of the Month – March 2020

Special Carer of the Month – March 2020

March Awards are slightly different, we wanted to let our community breathe as the crisis is taking place, and avoid nominations (and notifications in the app!). We decided to reward one of the superstars who has been helping us build the best and cheapest care home management software on the market.

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Coronavirus Contingency Plan for Care services

Coronavirus Contingency Plan for Care services

Continuing our support for care services we’ve created a free coronavirus contingency plan suitable for use in a variety of different care services. All you need to do is enter your email and we’ll send a copy straight over to you.

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Social Carers – Your Key Worker Template Letter

Social Carers – Your Key Worker Template Letter

Log my Care has decided to help its community by creating an official customisable key worker identification letter to be used whenever necessary. This letter can be filled out straight away on the Word document and printed out.

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Carer of the month – February 2020

Carer of the month – February 2020

January’s winner was Aimee Bond, an amazing carer at Redclyffe Home next to Portsmouth. On a daily basis, she goes above and beyond for her team, whilst giving the best care and consideration to Redclyffe’s service users. Well done Aimee! Now, on to our next champion.  

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Second place in Tomorrow’s Care Awards 2020

Second place in Tomorrow’s Care Awards 2020

Tomorrow’s Care is a digital magazine for the care sector. Providing coverage on the very latest news, products and legislation, Tomorrow’s Care is the magazine to read if you want to be at the forefront of the industry.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 update from Log my Care

Coronavirus COVID-19 update from Log my Care

As the coronavirus COVID-19 spreads, I just wanted to let you know how we’re supporting the efforts to combat the spread of cases, ensure we keep the platform running and adapt the product to help the sector.

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Carer of the month – January 2020

Carer of the month – January 2020

December’s winner was Janine Ashton from Livability North. Janine has demonstrated an absolute dedication to her clients, whilst inspiring her entire team. Her colleagues have always been able to count on her and that’s something we admire too. Well done Janine! 

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Carer of the month – December 2019

Carer of the month – December 2019

November’s winner Maxine was nominated by her colleagues for quite a special reason. Even though she’s self-admittedly a bit nervous around technology and doesn’t have a mobile phone, she’s actually taken up the baton of using Log my Care in her day to day work really well. She has also been a shining example to the rest of her team and has been logging like mad since she got her hands on the Carer App.

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Carer of the month – November 2019

Carer of the month – November 2019

We’re counting down the days and weeks till the year closes out and it’s that time again. Sound the trumpets and start the fanfare because we are about to announce our latest Carer of the month. Last month’s winner Kaya wowed our team with her heart and inititive really showing how she truly cares for those she works with. But alas, Kaya’s time at the top is now at an end and we are ready to crown a new champion. So here we go!

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Carer of the month – October 2019

Carer of the month – October 2019

It’s that time again. We are due to crown our latest and greatest Carer of the month. Last month’s winner Jemma set the bar very high when she wowed the team with all of her help and support when it came to developing our new Care Planning module. However another month has rolled round and it is time to crown a new champion. And this month it’s pretty special.

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Care Planning Application of the Year 2020

Care Planning Application of the Year 2020

This week’s blog is something a little bit special. I am genuinely excited to announce that we’ve just been awarded the Care Planning Software of the year award from Global Health & Pharma magazine.

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Carer of the month – September 2019

Carer of the month – September 2019

This month’s Carer of the month is a bit different. With all of the hard work and effort we’ve been putting into our new Care Plans and Assessments module, the team decided to club together and nominate an amazing carer from our community who has been a superstar.

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How Care Providers can prepare for Brexit

How Care Providers can prepare for Brexit

Brexit is scary and it seems very possible that we could leave the EU on the 31st of October without a deal unless Boris Johnson’s request for another extension is approved. Deal or no deal, extension or no extension, we thought it might be good to summarise as to how it may affect care providers in the UK.

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Care Planning Module Launch

Care Planning Module Launch

Today we’ve taken the next step. It’s been a whirlwind in the office the past few months, but we’re happy to announce that we’ve just launched our brand-new care planning and assessments module.

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Carer of the month – August 2019

Carer of the month – August 2019

We’ve been doing our coveted Carer of the month award for a fair old while now and still the nominations continue to pour in. Every month brings the team a whole host of different stories and examples of some of the care sectors shining stars.

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Electronic care records made simple

Electronic care records made simple

If you’re a care provider, you’ll probably have noticed lots of information about electronic care records around at the moment, and some of it can be really confusing and conflicting. We’ve put together this simple guide for you, so you’ll soon be all clued up on electronic care records.

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Carer of the month – July 2019

Carer of the month – July 2019

Every month the nominations for our coveted Carer of the month award pour in. Each month without fail we are astounded by the amount of gratitude and recognition that Carers from our community give to one another.  Last month’s winner was Florina Popa from Carrick house. But it’s now time to pass on the crown to the next superstar.

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Summer update 2019 – Photos and Zones

Summer update 2019 – Photos and Zones

Good news everyone! Hot off the back of the recent heatwave (can you believe it hit almost 38 degrees here in the Log my Care office?!) the team have been working hard to deliver two of the most requested features from our community in the past few months. We’re proud to introduce to you the launch of Photos and Zones features in our latest care system update.

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Care plans for nursing homes

Care plans for nursing homes

Are you looking to improve care delivery in your nursing home? Or perhaps you just want to find out a bit more about how digital care plans can help care provision in your home. Keep reading to learn about the basics of care plans in nursing homes.

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Carer of the month – June 2019

Carer of the month – June 2019

Another month flies by and it’s time to announce our coveted Carer of the month award. It’s really good to see how many of our community are getting behind the competition and nominating their fellow Carers and sharing their stories of successes. Last month Bethany Parker took the crown, but as another month draws in, we must crown the next champion!

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Carer of the month – May 2019

Carer of the month – May 2019

May zoomed by and we were absolutely stunned by the nominations for a huge number of carers. Find out who has topped the charts and won our coveted Carer of the Month for May 2019?

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Carer of the month – April 2019

Carer of the month – April 2019

Another month hurtles by and it’s time to announce our coveted Carer of the month for April. Last month Dumitru wowed us with his dedication during his first month using Log my Care. But it’s now time to crown the next winner.

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