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.

Cara Baker

Cara Baker

Care can be many things: quiet, gentle, energetic, but above all else, it must be attentive. The second carer we are celebrating this holiday season truly embodies this ideal.    Cara has been working with the Basildon Branch of J.C. Michael Groups as a...

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Kelly Kennedy-Smith

Kelly Kennedy-Smith

Christmas is a time for coming together, a time for reunions, a time indeed, for blessings. So we feel it is fitting to start off our 12 Carers of Christmas with someone who followed a falling star into care back in 2017.  Kelly Kennedy Smith started working for...

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Staff Retention in Home Care

Staff Retention in Home Care

In a recent home care sector survey we conducted, staff retention was the second highest concern, just behind recruitment. Retaining staff was in the top three business challenges for 43% of respondents, and it was the number one business challenge for over a fifth....

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CarePlanner Passes 1,000th Customer Milestone!

CarePlanner Passes 1,000th Customer Milestone!

We are proud to report that at CarePlanner we now have over 1,000 active accounts using our home care management and rostering software!  This equates to well over 17,700 admin users, 50,326 active carers and over 59,256,000 appointments booked via the system! It’s...

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