What does the summer solstice, volunteering, carers and loneliness awareness events have in common? “They all occur in June”. You’re right, but what else? “Connecting is a core thread throughout them all”. Absolutely, and this year it’s the theme for Carers week too.
A Perfect Storm
In the last seven days, the Institute for Fiscal Studies published ‘English council funding: what happened and what’s next?’. Furthermore, Panorama’s ’The crisis in care Who pays?’ programmes were on TV. For those of us involved in health and social care, the information presented is familiar and the stories shown are part of our daily work and/or personal lives.
Embracing the Impossible. Creating the Unique.
Unique, defined as ‘being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else’ was linked to two events in April, the publication of ‘Social Care 360’ and images of a black hole in space. It’s also rightly associated with Younifi.
Blog: The Digital & Human Touch — A compatible concept or an unachievable vision?
The Younifi objective is to ‘make social care simple’ for all - through digitalisation, yes; through transformation of processes, yes; through connected and collaborative services, yes; through human relationships, absolutely.
Blog: Leaving No One Behind
Leaving no one behind’. That’s not just the theme of World Water Day being held on March 22nd. It’s also a core purpose and founding principle of Younifi, which seeks to simplify social care for all.
Blog: An Unlikely Combination
For me innovation is all about improving an existing product, process or service. As a consequence, I often look at solutions and principles outside of health and care to challenge the status quo within.
Blog: A Game Changer
Innovation and creative disruption come hand in hand with technology, from the invention of the wheel to the iPhone changing the way we communicate.
The public wants a social care revolution, research reveals
Knowledge, transparency and innovation being demanded by people in the adult social care system
World Social Work Day
Depending on your interests, today is either all about raising awareness and celebrating World Social Work day, or it’s about raising awareness and celebrating Ravioli day, World story telling day, Proposal day, International day of happiness or Won’t you be my neighbour day, honoring Fred Rogers, - who I’ll come to later.