The Challenge of Dementia
By 2025, one million people in the U.K. will have dementia. In our upcoming series, we discuss some innovative solutions for tackling this growing health and societal challenge.
Tech Review: Facebook Portal
Review of the Facebook Portal communications device which is being piloted in the NHS as a way to alleviate social isolation
The CQC: An Important (but Anonymous) Organisation
The CQC regulates all health and adult social care services in England. Despite its incredibly important role, chances are you have never heard of it! In this post, we will introduce this important, but anonymous, organisation.
Covid-19: Understanding Vulnerability
People are vulnerable in different ways, and what happens to one individual usually has direct consequences for others. In this blog, we reflect on the vulnerabilities that Covid-19 has exposed in our society.
Tech Review: Medisafe
In this tech review, we look at a popular App that help patients manage their medications, called Medisafe
Robots: Can They Learn How to Care?
Can robots care for the elderly? In this post, we discuss some fascinating innovations from Japan, a country that has one of the most rapidly ageing populations in the world yet an alarming shortfall of (human) caregivers
Covid-19: Why We Can’t Ignore Social Isolation
Social isolation can have significant effects on both mental health and the risk of physical illness including coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and premature death
Readmissions: What is the Role of Out-of-Hospital Care?
Studying readmission to tell us more about care needs in the UK. Health care and social care are linked.
Patient Choice: Easier Said Than Done
Choosing care can be a difficult task and CareCompare is trying to help fix this by truly enabling patient choice.