On average, a single care home has to complete over 100 separate items of paperwork every single day, all for different purposes, agencies and residents.
Many of these documents will be copies of existing information for external agencies or duplications of orders, all of which take a huge amount of employee time. The state of paperwork within our care system has got to the stage that many care home staff feel that they are judged more on their ability to fill in paperwork correctly than to provide adequate care.
But is this excessive paperwork having more of a detrimental effect on essential care than we realise, and how can we reduce the paperwork burden without opening care homes up to more problems?
Within the freight and logistics industry, paperwork is a crucial element of day to day business. From ensuring the correct documentation reaches the right people at the right time, making sure paperwork is kept in an easy to access way by those who need it, ensuring the correct fees are paid for each shipment and of course keeping a track of it all for the regulators. Each and every step of the freight process is crammed with paperwork that all has to be in perfect order, or else it will cause very real, very costly problems.
But these headaches are easily cured with the right know how. We have worked closely with the freight industry for a number of years, helping them overcome this hurdle and improve the way their business works by taking away their paperwork problems, improving efficiency, reducing cost and creating a much more streamlined foundation for their business.
For manufacturing businesses, paperwork is a constant burden. No matter what you manufacture or what size you are, the regulations and practicalities around producing products – and all of their associated paperwork – are the same. By using a centralised content management solution, manufacturing firms could see a significant drop not only in physical paperwork, but the amount of time it takes to process and store it all.
Almost every activity a financial institution does has a regulation attached to it, and in most cases this means a lot of extra paperwork or filling in forms to be compliant. Despite this, most of these processes are still done manually, with countless employee hours spent filling in paperwork, doing data entry or checking documentation.
Typically, there are 4 main sources of paperwork pain in financial institutions, and now there is one solution that can help ease them all…