The last six months have been difficult for everyone, but the Health & Social Care sector has arguably faced the greatest challenges.

Care Home Managers have been at the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this study was to gain an insight in to workforce, technology and staffing challenges.

We surveyed over 100 Care Home Managers working throughout the UK.

Read a summary of results below and download the full study.


Audience Care Home Survey

The audience represents a good cross-section of organisation sizes. From small independently owned care homes to large multi-site care home groups. Submissions were collected from organisations across the UK.

Results Summary

Results | Care Home Survey

"There is a huge amount of pressure on care home managers to complete necessary administration whilst juggling recruitment of nurses, increasing workload due to COVID-19 and maintaining the safety of staff and residents"

Annonymous Home Manager - 50+ Employees


Stress | Care Home Survey

"There is constant worry about the impact of COVID-19 and it's impact on staffing. If a staff member undergoes a COVID-19 test they must isolate leaving home managers to pick up their shifts"

Annonymous Home Manager - 25 - 50 Employees

Staff Morale

Morale | Care Home Survey

Stress levels for Care Home Managers is at an all time high (7.2/10) whilst staff morale is reported to be average (6.1/10). This shows the incredible work care home managers are doing to keep their staff engaged.

Being a manager of a Care Home is a role that requires almost 24/7 oversight and that is why it is important to relieve as many pressures as possible through technology.

Download the full 9-page survey and detailed findings below.

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