The CarePlanner Blog
Welcome to our blog about topics of interest and latest news in the home care industry. Topics of interest for carers and home care managers alike.
Effective workforce management is finely balanced art. On the one hand, there are the daily challenges of scheduling care worker rotas. On the other hand, you are managing people, who have needs beyond what they’re doing when. As a provider of scheduling software...read more
Working in care is a tough job. On the one hand you have shrinking budgets, and on the other hand you have rising costs and recruitment challenges. As a result, it’s not surprising that efficiency is the buzzword on everyone’s lips right now. Efficiency isn’t just...read more
Social care is set to grow like never before. From a political standpoint, the latest long-term vision of Theresa May and Matt Hancock (the 10-year strategy of the NHS) strongly supports a growth in social care. Whilst the specifics of the Green Paper may be delayed,...read more
Rota, roster or schedule are the most commonly used words for organising care staff to attend appointments. We talk about scheduling staff rotas, rostering (as a verb) and collectively having a roster of who’s delivering what care when. So, what exactly is the...read more
eRostering (also written e-Rostering) is a term, popularised by the NHS, to describe the use of electronic rostering or rota scheduling systems for home care or other types of care. The scope of such an e-Rostering system encompasses management information about...read more
We have listed what we consider to be the top home care events in 2019 below. CarePlanner will be in attendance at each event, so drop by our stand for a tea/coffee and a chat. We’re always keen to demonstrate CarePlanner in person, answer questions or just hear...read more