Welcome to our informative online video series about the future of social care in the UK & Ireland. We’ll be interviewing thought leaders in the space about the demands, issues and possible solutions. Keep an eye out on this page for our regular videos and interviews.
PickaShift co-founder Fearghal McKinney introduces our new video series and explains why he is inviting thought leaders in social care across the UK and Ireland to get involved in the discussion
Donald Macaskill , CEO of Scottish Care
Proud to share the first installment of our social care series when we sat down to chat with Donald Macaskill, CEO of Scottish Care. In this video we discuss the possibilities for care homes in the future, staff management and much more.
John Farrell, Director & Founder of LANUA International Healthcare Consultancy
This is the second installment to the PickAShift Social Care Series. In this video, Fearghal chats with John Farrell who is the Director & Founder of LANUA International Healthcare Consultancy. With experience in both the public and private sectors he also reflects on the nature of social care issues from a wider European perspective.
Ann McGlone, CEO of Willowbank
This is the third installment to the PickAShift Social Care Series. In this video, Fearghal chats with Ann McGlone – who is the CEO of Willowbank. They are a “non profit” voluntary organisation, based in Northern Ireland providing day opportunities, training and support for adults with a physical disability and/or a sensory impairment.
Simon Harrison - Managing Director of Ideas Afresh Ltd
The fourth in the series is an interview with Simon Harrison Director of Ideas Afresh who argues that a social care system that is struggling and creaking needs a new sense of purpose and direction.
Taruna Chauhan, Director of T Chauhan Consultancy Limited
Our fifth interview is with Taruna Chauhan, a consultant who works with care operators on ways to improve. She also questions the approach of those who hold mainly to regulation and not gold standards, saying there are risks with that approach.