adults social care

Social Work Week 2023: everything you need to know

Thinking of attending Social Work Week 2023? Here’s everything you need to know… What is Social Work Week?  Social Work Week is an annual event which aims to spark conversation around social care and bring like-minded people together who can share ideas and promote positive change.  This year, the online programme will take place between […]

Councils unable to pay providers care fees

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has warned that councils are unable to pay care providers a fair price, following a government-led analysis of the costs of services. This ‘cost of care exercise’ was designed so that local authorities could have a shared understanding of how much it costs to run home […]

Could VR revolutionise care?

When we think of virtual reality (VR), most of us will picture someone riding a roller coaster in silly goggles or throwing hands at a seemingly invisible threat in their living room. But have you considered the possibilities of VR beyond the world of gaming and entertainment?   Increasingly, we are seeing VR being used […]