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The impact of coronavirus has propelled home care agencies into fast-track action with many embracing digital software to help deal with the pressures of delivering care in such an intensely challenging environment.
Birdie Care are an innovative home care software provider and throughout the coronavirus pandemic have been working on a number of initiatives to support home care providers throughout the crisis.
Alongside partner agency Fraser Home Care they’ll be discussing their response to COVID-19 and how they’re innovating for a digital future in care.
Points to be discussed:
* Birdie’s response to COVID-19 and how they mobilised all resources to support home care agencies during the crisis
* How Fraser Home Care have dealt with the challenges during COVID-19 and how digital technologies have supported them throughout the crisis
* The untapped and important opportunity of care at home and how digital technology can be an enabler
* How integrated data can support the care industry and how Birdie is actively working to build solutions in this space
Fraser Home Care provides home care to to people in Inverness, Nairn and the surrounding areas through the NH They believe in helping elderly adults to live their lives to the fullest in their own homes with flexible, client-centered help and support, backed by home care software, Birdie.
Birdie is a home care management platform, designed to enable domiciliary care agencies to digitally track, monitor and deliver the care they provide. With a goal to radically improve the lives of 1 million older adults by 2023, Birdie is enabling older adults to live confidently at home through a range of interconnected tools. Most recently Birdie has secured funding from NHSX in the UK to develop tools for its carer app, and is also developing approaches for better assessing and monitoring the physical and mental well-being of older people in their own homes.
Malte Gerhold: Malte Gerhold is the Chief Integrated Care Officer at Birdie. Malte leads on bringing Birdie's insights into older adult home care and well-being to Local Authorities and the NHS. Prior to joining Birdie, Malte was a member of the Executive and Board at the Care Quality Commission, leading on strategy, analytics and communications. He has lived and worked in Sierra Leone, and before that worked in the UK at the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit, the Department of Health, and Accenture. He is a member of the Sciana Global Health Leaders Network, a Fellow of the RSA, and was a Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Science & Policy.
Emma-Lee Curtis: Emma-Lee Curtis is the content manager at Birdie and is the host of their successful webinar series. With a varied background in communications, she has worked with brands like Just Eat, Vodafone, LinkedIn and many more and now brings her passion for social enterprise to Birdie, helping care agencies across the UK to harness their capabilities through digital solutions.
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