Nursing Notes: volunteering at a local care home

Nursing Notes: volunteering at a local care home

This week I returned to my voluntary nursing role in a busy Nursing and Residential home that is local to where I live. I have not been able to go much during the pandemic, so it was lovely to be back. Life is still not back to normal for our care home residents, but...
AutumnCare is now a PRSB Partner

AutumnCare is now a PRSB Partner

Now a PRSB Partner! AutumnCare is now a member of the PRSB Standards Partnership Scheme.  We have aligned ourselves with the PRSB as part of our ongoing commitment to best practice in sharing standardised information and the principles of user led care.   The...
Nursing Notes: volunteering at a local care home

Mandatory vaccines

Should COVID-19 vaccines be mandatory for care home staff? Yesterday, a senior minister urged that all care home staff in England should be vaccinated against COVID-19, and that this should be mandatory.  This is currently being debated. It is expected that care staff...
Aged Care Reform, The Royal Commission and Federal Budget

Aged Care Reform, The Royal Commission and Federal Budget

The Queen’s Speech Last month saw an interesting divergence of Australia and the United Kingdom (the countries in which AutumnCare operates) to the societal-level approach to caring for our elders.  Nearly two years after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “pledge to fix...
Cyber Essentials Certification

Cyber Essentials Certification

AutumnCare is now Cyber Essentials Certified. The Cyber Essentials certification scheme is run by the National Cyber Security Centre based in the UK. This certification demonstrate that AutumnCare is compliant with standard safety and security that protect the...
Aged Care Reform, The Royal Commission and Federal Budget

Cyber Security

CYBERUK 2021 Today, for the very first time, I am attending a conference from the comfort of home. CYBERUK, the flagship UK government cybersecurity event, is taking place online this year due to the ongoing restrictions imposed by the global public health response....
Aged Care Reform, The Royal Commission and Federal Budget

AutumnCare’s CEO talks about collaborative leadership

Stuart Hope founded AutumnCare in 2000, and since then a lot has changed. We’ve seen the developed economies struggle to balance the books in the face of rapidly ageing populations and existential emergencies like the global financial crisis of 2008.  Technology...