Blogs by Aspirico Team

The rise of online staff training: Benefits and Challenges

The rise of online staff training: Benefits and Challenges

The last 15 months brought with it many levels of change in both home and working life. One important area of working life, staff training, had to move from majority classroom based to remote learning. While remote staff training has its challenges, there are many...

Learning Disability Week 2021 U.K.

Learning Disability Week 2021 U.K.

This week (14th-20th June) is Learning Disability Week in the UK, organised by Mencap. The primary aim of the event is to raise public awareness of learning disabilities and those living with them, and it is still needed more than ever. A 2018 study by Scope found...

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...