|07th March,2023||Track 4|
There has been a growing climate of defiance towards care homes, partly due to the shortage of care workers in these institutions. However, residential care is still essential to support ageing people who are less autonomous, and solutions must be found to improve quality of care. What are the priority measures to implement to reconnect with patients and carers? What could be the innovative initiatives to train care homes workforce? What are the technological options for dealing with staff shortages? What can be drawn from examples of teaching/research in care homes? More largely, how to foster the attractiveness of the sector and how should residential care itself evolve?