Monthly Archives: April 2015

Win a delicious afternoon tea with BuddyHub #TeapotTravels

Today we’re launching BuddyHub’s first social media campaign with the hashtag #TeapotTravels and the chance to win a delicious Angel Afternoon Tea for three at the Hilton Hotel in London’s fashionable Islington. Mmmm! How to enter To take part you just need to … Continue reading

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What happens when you mix innovation, technology and social care?

On Monday I attended an event organised by Wayra called Technology in Social Care: Innovation in adversity . A great debate ensued amongst the interesting speakers. Shirley Ayres believes the current care market is not fit for purpose and needs … Continue reading

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The privilege of listening to the lonely and alone

Something I’ve noticed in my BuddyHub journey is how willing some older people can be to open up and tell you what some might consider very personal details about their lives past and present. I like to think of myself … Continue reading

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