Dare we be optimistic?

Dare we be optimistic?

As we head into winter and the second wave of coronavirus infections, it remains to be seen how effective the Government’s 3-tier restrictions will be and how long this wave will last, but, despite this, I am cautiously optimistic about the fate of care homes in the...
Social leadership and staff communication

Social leadership and staff communication

Amidst the pandemic, we’re constantly learning new things. Whether that’s new methods, procedures, containment processes, or utilising new equipment; keeping up with the threat of COVID-19 has seen us adapt our working practices swiftly, as we adjust to social...
Call for change in perceptions of social care sector

Call for change in perceptions of social care sector

A Cambridgeshire care community is calling for a change in perception of the social care sector, as it expresses concern about the narrative in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, which fails to do justice to the variety of care encompassed by the industry.  ...
Social leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic

Social leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic

Social leadership needed to be relearnt during this pandemic. Aliyyah-Begum Nasser, the Operations Director of Askham Village Community talks about the challenges of this period in terms of social leadership.   I feel like a proud parent. I have just watched a...
How COVID-19 is impacting residents with dementia

How COVID-19 is impacting residents with dementia

The current coronavirus outbreak is an ongoing battle that, as a society, we’re all working hard to overcome. The challenges presented are many and varied, but within the context of providing care for people with dementia, these challenges are particularly profound....
Askham embraces technology in order to protect staff wellbeing

Askham embraces technology in order to protect staff wellbeing

Askham Village Community has turned to new and innovative technologies to enhance its internal operations, as it takes bold steps to reinforce and enhance its commitment to staff wellbeing during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.   Askham Village Community, our...