INDUSTRY INSIGHTS AND COMMUNITY NEWS
The care sector struggled to recruit and retain staff well before the pandemic. These workforce shortages have intensified pressures on recruitment, with a third of respondents describing their need for more staff as ‘urgent and immediate’.
To protect against the risk of human error, carry out robust risk assessments, offer training and ensure you’re covered by a standard cyber liability policy protecting you against cyber-crime and data breaches.
If you are a new business or your insurance is due for renewal, you will probably be asking yourself, what types of cover do I need?
The CQC has produced guidance on its website that it is updating regularly to help support providers during this difficult time, and assist providers to focus their resources on front line care.
There are currently 122,000 vacancies in adult social care, with somewhere in the region of 9% of care worker roles unfilled. With the outbreak of Covid-19, how is the sector being further threatened?
Innovations like telehealth allow us to consult directly with health care providers via computer or mobile device.