28 episodes

This podcast highlights issues related to social care. We find out the funny, shocking, heartwarming and inspiring stories about care and hear from ministers, care professionals, celebrities and people giving and receiving care.

Let's Talk About Care Jill Rennie, Sue Learner & Angeline Albert

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    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

This podcast highlights issues related to social care. We find out the funny, shocking, heartwarming and inspiring stories about care and hear from ministers, care professionals, celebrities and people giving and receiving care.

    Ep. 27 Dr Jane Townson, CEO of the Homecare Association talks about infection control fund, overseas recruitment and cost of living crisis

    Ep. 27 Dr Jane Townson, CEO of the Homecare Association talks about infection control fund, overseas recruitment and cost of living crisis

    Host Jill Rennie talks to Dr Jane Townson about care workers being denied sick pay because the government has scrapped the infection control fund exacerbating workforce shortages, the problems providers are currently having when they try to recruit overseas care workers and how future technology used through the power of television could be a way to maintain people’s health at home.

    • 59 min
    Ep.26 Long Covid left us bedbound for a year says Antony Loveless and Claire Hooper

    Ep.26 Long Covid left us bedbound for a year says Antony Loveless and Claire Hooper

    Antony Loveless and former nurse Claire Hooper say long Covid left them bedbound throughout 2021. 

    • 28 min
    Ep. 25 Amanda Woodvine, CEO of Vegetarian for Life talks about respecting beliefs of vegetarians and vegans in care homes

    Ep. 25 Amanda Woodvine, CEO of Vegetarian for Life talks about respecting beliefs of vegetarians and vegans in care homes

    Host Sue Learner talks to Amanda Woodvine about the importance of respecting the beliefs of older vegetarians and vegans living in care homes, many of whom have dementia and will have forgotten they don't eat meat

    • 30 min
    Ep.24 Vic Rayner, CEO of the National Care Forum talks about care staff shortages, the need for pay increase and mandatory vaccine

    Ep.24 Vic Rayner, CEO of the National Care Forum talks about care staff shortages, the need for pay increase and mandatory vaccine

    Host Jill Rennie talks to Vic Rayner, CEO of the National Care Forum (NCF) about how social care is viewed in the eyes of the government since the pandemic, how the government should have handled the mandatory vaccine policy and how technology will play an integral role in the future of social care.

    • 38 min
    Ep.23 Camille Leavold, Abbots Care director talks about mandatory vaccines and the recruitment crisis

    Ep.23 Camille Leavold, Abbots Care director talks about mandatory vaccines and the recruitment crisis

    Host Sue Learner talks to Camille Leavold, managing director of Abbots Care, a home care provider in the south east of England, about how they have been coping during the pandemic, what she thinks of mandatory vaccination for home care workers and her solution for the recruitment crisis.

    • 38 min
    Ep.22 Is football a killer? Dr Willie Stewart says headers aren't worth high dementia risk

    Ep.22 Is football a killer? Dr Willie Stewart says headers aren't worth high dementia risk

    Traumatic brain injury expert Dr Willie Stewart  says footballs should be sold with a health warning and the global rules of game must change as his study  reveals professional footballers have a 5 times higher risk of getting Alzheimer's than the  public because of headers.   

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Stephanic ,

Very good!

Great podcast and Angeline is really good, a natural

RMJ fuzzipeg ,

Let’s talk about care

Just brilliant

SC Michael ,

Entertaining - important message

Great fun chat but with an important message about delaying dementia

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