On this special episode of Tea With Tobi, Tobi meets two care workers to learn what life was like for those working on the frontline. First, Tobi spoke to live-in carer and trainer Zuva Chinhori about how the pandemic impacted residents, relatives and live in carers. Then Tobi meets Jijo Jonny, who talks about his experience working in carehomes throughout lockdown, and how his company MeetMyBrian can help during this period.
“In my time, I have never seen carers celebrated. So the clap for carers was nice to see.” - Zuva Chinhori
“This is a time in history and, right now, these are the heroes.” - Tobi Ali-Usman
“Death in care feels like you’re losing a member of your own family.” - Zuva Chinhori
“Carers are the force that actually determine the quality of care.” - Jijo Jonny
About the Host:
Tobi Ali-Usman graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a BA Honours degree in Business & Digital Media, and then later worked his way to head up the Health Care Division at a global advertising company in the UK, growing his passion for online marketing in the healthcare space. In 2016, Tobi became the Founder of specialist care sector focused online marketing agency, Smooth Digital, where he currently holds the position of Marketing Strategy Director. In 2020, Tobi launched his own Podcast, Tea with Tobi, aimed at care home and home care professionals who want to have their questions answered, listen to growth-focused conversations and get solutions to the obstacles within the care sector
Special thanks to our sponsor MeetMyBrian
MeetMyBrian.com is an exclusive web-based application assisting care homes in arranging, managing and controlling both in-person and virtual visits during this Covid-19 pandemic.It provides a healthy communication system to the resident’s families and care homes, helping them in save hours of emailing and phoning. MeetMyBrian ensures the safety and comfort of staff, families and residents by avoiding large gatherings, providing them with more visiting hours and freedom.