11 UK Care Sector Podcasts Care Business Leaders Should Listen To
Podcasts are absolutely everywhere today and amongst so many, it can be tricky to find a care sector podcast that’ll really help you grow your care business. With all the commitments of running a busy home care or care home business you may struggle to find the time to expand your knowledge and stay up to date with everything that is going on in the sector.
Podcasts are a fantastic quick and free resource to get concise information from industry experts and key people in the sector. You should definitely look into making the most of them!
Here at Smooth Digital, we know your time is valuable and you want to make the most of every spare second. Therefore, we’ve put together a list (in no particular order) to get you started.
Here are 10 great care sector podcasts you should listen to:
1. Tea With Tobi ☕️
Our very own care home and home care podcast. Ideal for those who want to have their questions answered, listen to growth focused conversations and get solutions to the obstacles that prevent business growth. Join Tobi and care sector specialist friends as they share best practices and provide you with tangible and practical solutions, which you can implement into your care business straight away!
2. The Care Home Management Podcast
This is Care Home Management magazine’s informative yet entertaining podcast. Hosted by publishing editor Steve Hemsley, you’ll hear discussions about the latest care home sector news as well as interviews with industry leaders, all with improving the sector in mind.
Website only: t.ly/NiDu
3. Let’s Talk About Care
This is carehome.co.uk’s podcast which shares funny, heart-warming and inspiring stories about care. They also speak to experts, policy makers and celebrities as well as those receiving and giving care.
4. Springup PR Podcast
This podcast is brought to us by Springup Pr who run PR and marketing campaigns with care groups up and down the country. It’s hosted by Springup PR’s Adam James and features special guests, providing care operators with vital PR and marketing tips! A great podcast for those particularly interested in getting more private paying enquiries from prospective families.
Website only: t.ly/PpCT
5. Conversations in Social Care
Care Talk’s Conversations in Social Care is a unique and refreshing podcast for the social care sector. They speak to guests from inside and outside social care who help give unique perspectives on the sector as a whole. Host Steve Walls gets up close and personal with a range of high profile guests!
6. The Road to Outstanding
This is a series for people working in care in the UK to help build a better service. The show is hosted by Sophie Coulthard and features a variety of guests with different backgrounds, you will hear tips and strategies from care leaders and industry experts. Although the series has been discontinued it is definitely still a great resource!
7. Care Quality
This is a good care sector podcast for those who wish to learn from the success of others. Host Liam Palmer interviews some of the most influential and innovative minds in the social care sector in the UK, who share their experiences and provide useful advice from their successes and areas of expertise.
8. CQC Connect
As the independent regulator of health and social care in England, the CQC’s podcast is a great resource to better understand what’s going on in terms of regulating the sector. Hear from some fantastic speakers across CQC, covering subjects like the state of care, technology and innovation, outstanding practices and how you can improve your services.
9. CoProduce Care
Hosted by Sophie Chester-Glyn, this podcast interviews key leaders, academics and people involved in health and social care. They discuss topics around the sector and the changes that need to be or will be put in place to provide better service to both service-users and care professionals.
10. Florence Talks
Another brilliant care sector podcast, where industry experts talk about today’s big topics in care. Tune in for chats about leadership, policy, new technology, mental health, diversity and inclusion – and everything in between.
11. The care exchange
‘The care exchange’ is a new podcast series for managers in social care hosted by Skills for Care Locality Managers Pia Rathje-Burton and Ali Rusbridge.
Throughout the series, they invite guests to join them as they celebrate the role of managers in social care. They share experiences from other managers in social care, providing a place where managers can listen to other managers, feel less isolated and pick-up some good ideas to support them in their own role.
That’s our current list but there are other fantastic care sector podcasts out there and there will likely be more popping up in the near future. If you are an avid care sector podcast listener and want to share your favourites then please get in touch or if you have your own, please share it with us!