Blogs by Aspirico Team

Key features for choosing an electronic care planning system

Key features for choosing an electronic care planning system

1.Person-Centred System A digital system that is designed with the individual supported at the centre can support your organisation’s person-centred goals. Digitalised support plans allow for the plans, actions, goals, and outcomes to be kept live and up to date....

Inclusion for Families in Learning Disability Care and Support

Inclusion for Families in Learning Disability Care and Support

The word “inclusion” in the context of social care refers to the rights of all individuals, despite their disabilities or care and support needs to be included, respected, and valued within their communities. People with disabilities may need support to fully...

Managing staff mental health in Social Care

Managing staff mental health in Social Care

How may your employees mental health be affected by the current lock down. Disruption to daily routines, family issues, financial stress, and fear of infection are just some of the issues that can play a part in affecting staff mental health at this time. Almost a...

Blue Monday takes a positive new life as Brew Monday

Blue Monday takes a positive new life as Brew Monday

In the last decade, the third Monday of January has been referred to as “Blue Monday”, notoriously thought to be the most depressing day of the year. In the northern hemisphere, this concept draws its context from the dark winter days, the post-Christmas come down and...

It’s not enough to just help providers survive

It’s not enough to just help providers survive

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a scheme of the Australian Government that funds costs relevant to a disability. Since the scheme was legislated in 2013 our disability service sector has improved somewhat, but there is still room for much improvement. That...

World Mental Health Day : 5 Tips for Mental Health and Wellbeing

World Mental Health Day : 5 Tips for Mental Health and Wellbeing

World Mental Health Day is coming up on October 10th, with the goal of raising awareness of mental health and highlighting various supports. Our world has changed unimaginably in the last year leading to different challenges when it comes to looking after our...

New Models of Care

New Models of Care

Times are changing for Social Care The Covid-19 pandemic took everyone by surprise.  Lock-downs around the world forced people to work differently and, in some sectors, it led to complete shutdowns.  The essential services provided within Social Care had to continue....

Good Care Month 2020

Good Care Month 2020

July marks Good Care Month , honouring the great work carers do every single day. As the population grows , individuals of all ages with complex needs are requiring extra care and support. However, vacant job posts in adult social care continue to rise. Here at...

Loneliness Affects Us All

Loneliness Affects Us All

This week marks Loneliness Awareness Week, started four years ago by the Marmalade Trust to raise awareness of the natural human condition, loneliness, and to encourage people to talk about their experience with it. Loneliness has been shown to have detrimental...

Remote Working in Health and Social Care – Is this our new normal?

Remote Working in Health and Social Care – Is this our new normal?

Before this world-changing coronavirus pandemic, the term “remote-working” was often only reserved for software engineers, freelance writers, digital nomads, and millennials. We couldn’t have imagined a reality where a large portion of the workforce, who had not...