Why start-ups and SME’s need feedback
In this article, Ciarán Doyle, Director of SoftPotential Ltd., writes about the importance of giving feedback to start-ups and SMEs so they can learn from failures quickly and succeed in business.
Recent study by Trinity College and Dublin Institute of Technology finds that older people want to live in own homes due to location
The study - written by economists Ronan Lyons of Trinity College Dublin and Lorcan Sirr of Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) - found that 88 per cent of older people (aged 55 and over) are “very happy with their current home”...
A week in a HSE nursing home costs the same as six nights at the plush Ritz Hotel in London
Abbeyleix Community Unit in Co Laois has emerged as having the most expensive accommodation costs in the country with a week's stay estimated at €4,082.
Beta Testing Collaboration Agreement in Spain
SoftPotential Limited are delighted to announce that have signed a Beta Testing Collaboration Agreement with Ucalsa Servicios Sociosanitarios.
Research by accountancy firm Moore Stephens shows steady increase in number of care home providers entering insolvency
The number of care home providers going bust in England and Wales rose last year.
Care Homes are closing due to the reduction in Council Budgets
Very interesting article in the Financial Times (FT) outlining the financial challenges to care home in light of the reduction in local authorities funding / budgets. If all of these care homes are closing who is going to look after our senior citizens.
Reports of abuse from elderly care homes in Ireland rise by 20%. Age Action express concern at HIQA (Health Information and Quality Authority) findings.
The latest report from the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) shows that there were 424 allegations of 'suspected or confirmed abuse of a resident' at state-monitored nursing homes in Ireland last year.
HIQA publishes Overview Report of Nursing Home Inspections in 2015
The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) today published its 2015 Overview Report on the regulation of designated centres for older people. A total of 411 nursing home inspections were carried out last year in 343 registered residential centres across the country...
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Nearly half of people in care homes are depressed
Almost half of all older people in care homes are depressed and think condition is a 'normal part of ageing'.
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